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App Went Free: Weird But True by National Geographic Kids

Weird But True

Weird But True is a cool app to have around handy.  It is FREE currently on App Store.

Based on the National Geographic Kids magazine and best-selling book franchise, the app has more than 300 Weird But True kid-friendly facts!  There are wachy sound effects with each fact.  You can also search facts based on your interest: alligator, Mars, waterfalls…

Introduction on the App Store:

★Winner of Spring 2012 Parents’ Choice Award ★ New York Times App to Keep Kids Happy ★ Chosen as New & Noteworthy, What’s Hot, and Staff Favorites by AppleWeird But True

Did you know that girls have more taste buds than boys do? Or that slugs have 3,000 teeth and 4 noses? And who knew that gorillas burp when they’re happy?


-Swipe to move from fact to fact or shake the device to see a random fact.
-Use the Weird-O-Meter to rate the level of “weirdness” for each fact and monitor results from all users on the Weirdest Facts list!
-Bookmark your favorites or share the grossest facts with your friends via email, Facebook, and Twitter.
-Use the Fact Finder to locate facts about your favorite subjects—animals, weather, space, science, and more!
-Loaded with sound effects and awesome surprises, Weird But True is fun for kids of all ages!

Filled with wacky facts and tantalizing trivia that will engage curious kids and parents alike, Weird But True presents each of the 300 facts in a fun, colorful, and interactive format that will keep kids entertained—and learning—for hours! And parents can rest easy knowing that each fact is age-appropriate and handpicked by a brand they know and trust: National Geographic Kids.

If you would like to check it out or purchase it, please use the App Store button provided below. The cost is the same to you, but iGameMom gets a small percentage. Thanks for your support! Note: The button works for all countries.
Weird But True - National Geographic Society

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{ 10 comments… add one }

  • Thomas Wexler November 19, 2012, 7:51 am

    This looks awesome, thanks iGAMEMOM.

    Tom W

  • Dana November 2, 2012, 8:13 pm

    Wow, this looks like such a great app, and free no less! Thanks for the great tip.

    • iGameMom November 2, 2012, 9:00 pm

      It is a very good app. Get it when it is free!

  • IGameMom on Facebook October 31, 2012, 1:29 pm

    It is still free. Get it before the price goes up.

  • muddledmom October 29, 2012, 9:03 pm

    My son loves the books. He will be so excited to know there’s an app. Thanks for sharing!

    • iGameMom October 30, 2012, 11:45 am

      Don’t wait, get it when it is free. No one knows when the price will goes up …

  • Natalie October 29, 2012, 4:03 pm

    I work at a bookstore and we have those books. There are plenty of them. I flipped through a couple and they are great for kids! I will be downloading this app. :)

    • iGameMom October 30, 2012, 11:41 am

      There are more than books. I hope they will add more facts to the app. Download it when it is still free, and enjoy!

  • Elana October 29, 2012, 2:08 pm

    Thanks for the great info! Might come in handy
    for the storm.

    • iGameMom October 30, 2012, 11:39 am

      Hope all is well! Stay warm and enjoy some fun apps with kids.

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