Pixar's latest movie, Brave, is coming soon and here's an app to tide you over! Read how Merida, the Princess of DunBroch, sets out to defy tradition and make her own history. Featuring tap and play surprises, great narration and stunning Pixar animation, this is definitely one for the library.
This interactive book was very well received by my sons. The reader needs to tickle, shake, rub, cut and colour various items for the story to progress, a fact which young children seemed to love. The app contains 5 stories, one extra game and comes very highly recommended by me!
To The Farm! is a great kids' e-book which manages to be educational and fun! With 5 user modes, it can be tailored to your child's reading level, in each of six languages. Modes include Autoplay, Reading Words, Easy Spelling, Spelling and Sentence Reading. They even get congratulated when appropriate!
This debut iPad e-book will be much loved by children and adults alike. Telling the story of all the gifts we give to children and what they actually need most, it's an engaging tale accompanied by beautiful artwork. I love that there's plenty of interactivity too.
The first in a series of adventure books, Urki, beyond the forest lets you feel like part of the story. Follow Urki the troll as he travels to find his family, coming up against all manner of creatures. It's nicely interactive and the animation is great. Definitely one to try!
This eBook is aimed at kids aged from 5-9 and features Sarah, a little fairy. Include your child's photo and enjoy the animation and entertaining story featuring Sarah, her unwell Grandma and Mina the magic doll. A great way to explain Alzheimers to children whose lives are affected by it.
Not just any ebook for kids, And So You Were Born lets you record up to 7 quotes which the child can play by tapping the screen, adding names, birthdays, friends and family to the book. You can even embed an image of your own. An imaginative, touching app.
No,it's not too early! This app is a fantastic interactive storybook, telling the tale of how Charlie Brown and his chums try to discover the true meaning of Christmas. It's narrated by the original voice of Charlie Brown, has excellent interactive features and even an educational aspect for the kids.
TouchyBooks for Kids is a bookstore app for children containing a plethora of fantastic stories. The first two books are free and cost up to $1.99 thereafter. With stories told in 4 languages and presented engagingly, it’s perfect for those wishing to instil a love of reading in their children.
If you've seen The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore, you'll know why this app is recommended. If not, take our word for it and download it. This eBook tells the story of people who devote their lives to books and reap the rewards. Interaction, illustration and animation rock!