Those amazing and creative award-winning people over at The Melody Book have done it yet again. Following on from A Jazzy Day, Jazzy ABC and Jazzy 1-2-3, they now offer you a tour of world music from within one app.
The latest and very best educational iPad App Reviews by Gill Robins
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Cognitive Kid, Inc has done it again – this latest series of apps is stunning, both in the quality of its presentation and its content. If you want to inspire young archaeologists, look no further than these apps, which are crammed with facts, interactions and animations.
If, when you were a child, you spent many absorbing hours dressing paper dolls, then you will understand the appeal of this classic pastime, now presented as an engaging interactive doll’s house and dress-up app by Auryn.
Have you ever had the fidgets? Have you ever had a mind that you just can’t make up? And then, has your mind been subjected to a range of different hunches, all competing for your attention? If so, this Seuss app from Oceanhouse Media will remind you of just how it feels.
In this unusual Dr Seuss app from Oceanhouse Media, the story is told in prose rather than poetry. It recounts the humorous story of Bartholomew Cubbins, who follows a command to remove his hat when the King passes by, with hilarious consequences.
The latest app from See Here Studios features Brandy Norwood, the Grammy award-winning R &B singer, in an animated cartoon story. Join Brandy’s musical family, Ray J, Willie and Sonja as they sing their way through 23 pages of fun.
This second app in the Nosy Crow ‘Rounds’ series of science education apps is ideal for home or school use with its signature humour, careful design, imaginative animation and ingenious interaction.
Join Sally, Dick and Things 1 and 2 in this next Oceanhouse Media non-fiction app from the Cat in the Hat Learning Library. Climb on board a bus to visit the faraway land of Gerplatz. The Cat in the Hat is there too, introducing you to some potential pets.
Share the joy of Christmas with these adorable white mice as they shop for the festive season in a new story app from Auryn. Based on the board book of the same name by Wendy Wax, A Very Mice Christmas introduces toddlers to a range of different textures.
When Duckie was young and quite small for his size, he met an old man in the Desert of Drize. Sitting on a high, prickly cactus, he sang Duckie a song that he never forgot – a song that is animated in this latest Dr Seuss offering from Oceanhouse Media.
Join Bo the Giraffe in a mega-memory game app from Heppi, which offers not only a standard memory game, but multiple games with many extras. Ideal for early learners to explore independently, this flexible gaming app also has the facility to challenge friends and adults to a competitive match.
This engaging and deceptively simple story app from Auryn is based on Don Freeman’s print book of the same name. It tells a gentle story which needs reader participation to create the beautiful illustrations and so bring the book to life.
This outstanding app from Cognitive Kid, Inc. sets a new standard in the quality of educational apps. Making history come alive with a combination of gaming, interactivity and investigation, it tells the story of Paul Revere, the American revolutionary, whose midnight ride to warn about the impending arrival of English troops is immortalised in Longfellow’s
In this classically styled Dr Seuss app from Oceanhouse Media, Morris McGurk has a great dream – to form Circus McGurkus which, he promises both ‘youngsters and oldsters’, will make your heads ‘spin right off your shouldsters’. Join him as he imagines himself clearing the rubbish from the empty lot behind Mr Sneelock’s store and
Have you ever met a gen or a loat? Would you know a gow from a lig? If not, then this Nosy Crow app using the illustrations of Axel Sheffler is for you. Create your own whacky animals from the opening slider game which features 36 different combinations.
Oceanhouse Media add another story to their rapidly growing Dr Seuss library with Marvin K Mooney Will You Please Go Now! But Marvin fails to heed the disembodied voice that increasingly compels him to stand not upon the order of his going and he stands his ground to delay his departure.
Cupcake Digital brings you another Wubbzy experience with Wubbzy’s Space Adventure. This app is full of crazy action, colour and sound as Wubbzy goes on another adventure, this time in space, with Widget, Daizy and Walden.
For anyone who remembers Fuzzy Felts, this app is an absolute must. It works in the same way as fuzzy felts used to – create your own characters, dress them and design the scenery from a plethora of little felt shapes – the only limitation is your imagination.
This endearing ebook from Oceanhouse Media tells the story of an adventurous, if slightly unobservant, young penguin who receives an empty diary which urges him to ‘Write in Me! Something happens every day. Write it down right away’. He decides that exciting things are sure to happen – all he has to do is look.
Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose is the most recent Dr Seuss publication from Oceanhouse Media. It tells the story of a moose who is so kind that he offers to let a small Bingle Bug have a ride on his antlers. But then things start to go awry as the bug takes advantage.