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App Review and Giveaway: Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Did I ever tell you how lucky you are – Seuss

I found this book app from Oceanhouse Media’s news release.  This is one of the less known book from Dr.Seuss.  In the book, Dr. Seuss reminds children that no matter what their struggles may be, they should always be thankful.  It is a powerful message, delivered in classical Seuss style with rhymes and silly words.

“Think of poor Ali Sard!  He has to mow grass in his uncle’s back yard, and it’s quick-growing grass, and it grows as he mows it.  The faster he mows it, the faster he grows it.”

So often, we take things for granted.  It is good to be reminded how lucky we are, compared to many others!  There is no better time to do this around the holiday season.  The book app is for kids age 3 to 9, but I think everyone can benefit from reading it.

Like other Oceanhouse Media apps, you can read the app in three way:Dr.Seuss: Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are

  • Read to Me: listen to the narrated story with words highlighted as they are read
  • Read it Myself: read the book in its traditional form
  • Auto Play: plays like a movie, automatically reading and turning pages. Great for younger children!

While kids reading the book, if they touch a picture, the corresponding words zoom up and are spoken.  If kids tap a single word on the book, that word will be highlighted and read aloud.

The app works on iPhone, iPod, and iPAD.  It is $3.99 on App Store.  You can download the app right now using the button provided below, or you can enter the Giveaway to win a free app.  For details, see the Giveaway instruction at the bottom of this post.

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.
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? - Dr. Seuss - Oceanhouse Media

It is also available on Android devices HERE, and Nook HERE.

THE GIVEAWAY:

iGameMom has a copy of the app to giveaway.   To win the app, simply leave a note telling me why you want the app.   Any comments before Dec.11 are eligible to win.  The winner will be chosen and announced here on Dec.12.

The winner is Shar.  Congratulations.  Enjoy the book!

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{ 26 comments… add one }

  • Shar December 13, 2012, 2:03 pm

    Thanks!!!! Can’t believe I won! Woot woot!!

  • Brendaline December 13, 2012, 3:29 am

    I like the idea behind this app. Dr. Seuss and learning to be gracious should be taught at an early age, so kudos to the app creator. Love the three reading selections too! Awesome app! :)

    • iGameMom December 13, 2012, 2:04 pm

      Glad I found it. It is a good read during the holiday season.

  • Cheryl Thompson December 12, 2012, 10:30 pm

    Sounds like a great app for all ages. Some adults also need a gentle reminder occasionally about how lucky they are.

    Thanks for all your visits to my blog.

    • iGameMom December 13, 2012, 1:56 pm

      Total agree. We all need a reminder like this once a while.

  • Jennifer December 11, 2012, 11:25 am

    I read tons of books on our iPad with my boys. I would love to have a Dr. Seuss book in our e-library!

    • iGameMom December 12, 2012, 1:23 pm

      I think the book apps have transformed the classic books in so many ways. My favorite is the work-picture association.

  • Jaime December 11, 2012, 6:38 am

    I may be too late, but thanks for posting this! I will check it out! Dr. Seuss is a favorite of mine and this looks like a really great book!

    • iGameMom December 12, 2012, 1:24 pm

      Even for adults! It is good to read something like this once a while.

  • Linda Carpenter December 7, 2012, 5:20 am

    This has been a family favorite for years in our home. A great book for teaching children how lucky they are.

  • Nishita December 7, 2012, 4:41 am

    My daughter loves Dr.Seuss, and I am sure she will love this book app as well. Thanks for the giveaway

  • Barbara Stanley December 6, 2012, 9:53 pm

    This would make a great gift for my great niece.

  • Sonya Solomonovich December 6, 2012, 5:41 pm

    Cool! I think it’s a good reminder for grownups too :)

  • Julie Hedlund December 6, 2012, 4:17 pm

    Since I keep a regular gratitude practice, I would love to win this app and share it with my kids!

  • Regina December 6, 2012, 12:03 pm

    I would like the opportunity to win this app, because I think it help my son have the joy of reading again. I would like to get this for him since I studying technology and i believe this will enhance skills as story writer and illustrator.

    • iGameMom December 6, 2012, 2:18 pm

      You son will for sure enjoy reading the book app. It has so many features that are not available in print books.

  • Niamh December 6, 2012, 10:25 am

    We love Dr Seuss in our house – never read his books as a child but have loved discovering them with my son. I actually have never read this story before so would to win a code. Thanks!

    • iGameMom December 6, 2012, 2:16 pm

      This is the first time I read this book too. A good one, though.

  • The Backdoor Artist - Mary Livingston December 6, 2012, 9:42 am

    Our grandchildren are visiting for Christmas, ages 3, 5, and 8. What a wonderful treat to share with them. Their Daddy will be with them this year for Christmas, we are so excited because Daddy is usually deployed this time of year.
    I can already see him sharing the story with Things 1, 2, and 3.
    :)

    • iGameMom December 6, 2012, 2:15 pm

      This will be a perfect app for all three of them!

  • Shar December 6, 2012, 8:25 am

    How Lucky Am I? Probably not lucky enough to win the Dr. Seuss app, but it’s sure fun to try. :D Thanks for the giveaway opportunity. I tweeted the post to get others to join in the fun, too.

    • iGameMom December 6, 2012, 2:14 pm

      Thanks for the tweet! You never know, until you tried. Hope you win!

  • Emily. L December 6, 2012, 8:09 am

    We love Dr Seuss books and this is one I am not familiar with. Good find and great giveaway!

  • TM December 6, 2012, 2:20 am

    We love Dr. Seuss. I would love to share this with my kids. These books teach a great moral story while also teaching language skills.

    • iGameMom December 6, 2012, 2:11 pm

      This is a perfect book to read together around holiday season.

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