Bugs and Bubbles from Little Bit Studios, is a successor to the outstanding Bugs and Buttons which entered the App store in 2011. This second app is equally as sophisticated, carefully designed and entertaining as the first one, with a wealth of opportunities to nurture early developmental skills within a gaming environment.
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Timmy Tickle, the character in an app from the new developer Nimblebean, is a delightful orange octopus who draws readers in by inviting them to join him in a series of games. The story is very simply written in rhyming couplets and it supports young children through game-based learning.
Meet the Jumble Bugs in this modern fairy tale based on the plush toy characters created by artist Emily Connell. In case you have never met them before, Jumble Bugs are bugs with lots of adorable features jumbled together, each with a different personality. They all live in the colourful world of Jumbleland.
The latest creative offering from Auryn derives from Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell’s poetic picture book of the same name, first published in 2005. It starts with the simple question that every child must have pondered – what happens to a balloon when you accidentally let it go? Take your mind on this imaginative
Any story about underwear is sure to be a big hit with children and this humorous story app from PicPocket Books will be no exception. You may think that your pets live harmless, peaceful lives, but this book lets you in on the real secret – your pets actually all wear designer pants.
Prince Hayden MacCheeky returns with the rest of the MacCheeky clan in a new story from PicPocket Books. Still frustrated by his siblings and annoyed by their apparent determination to play with his toys, Prince Hayden becomes possessive, throwing tantrum after tantrum every time he gets upset.
Sometimes in the life of a reviewer an app or a book comes along that is so engaging that you forget that you are reviewing it and you just get drawn into playing. This is such an app, conceived and stunningly illustrated by Heidi Wittlinger and brought to you from goodbeans. Its own publicity does