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Interactive Storybook – The Sweet Adventure by CosmoCamp

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The Sweet Adventure from CosmoCamp is an interactive story book app about a fun hippo who loves cooking. This app is the second in a series of storybooks. Check out a recent review of the first story in this series of books Free Early Reader Storybook App Incredi-Ride. Storybooks are a great tool for literacy development. Bringing […]

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Bean’s eBooks: Books for Babies

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Bean’s books are great beginner books and they are now available on the iPad and iPhone, and Android! This series of books was written by Sarah Hines Stephen. Originally released as board books, they are now available in ebook style. These books are geared toward 1 to 3 year olds and utilize simple words and […]

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Free App: Memetales

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A while ago I found a Free reading app Memetales.  It offers 15 free books upon registration and every week there will be a new free book for you.  While I went through some of the books, I found out they are all very well made kids books.  Most books are for kids 10 and younger.  […]

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Read and Sing “I Love Mud”

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Cowbears are a family of bears who love to sing and tell stories.  Their ‘I Love Mud’ HD app produced by Bacciz Books and Brooklyn Rose Press is an interactive story telling and singing app that allows children to read along with the story. It’s a great app for helping children between the ages of […]

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eBooks Went Free: A Pirate Adventure and More

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Today I am doing a post trade with Bethany Winston from No Twiddle Twaddle.  While she is posting here on iGameMom, I am posting “Free apps for your iPhone/iPAD” on No Twiddle Twaddle.  Make sure go to her site to read my post after reading her article here. As a quick reminder, you don’t need a Kindle device to read […]

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App Went FREE: The Kissing Hand

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I just saw the news release from Oceanhouse Media. They have set the book app The Kissing Hand free to support the families in Newtown, CT. I did not get a chance to download the app yet, but knowing Oceanhouse Media and knowing the print book was a New York Times bestseller, it should be […]

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iBook Review and Giveaway ($25): The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Time flies.  There are only couples days left before Christmas.  Have you had the gifts ready for the kids?  Are they getting books?  Here is a book you will never regret if you get it for your child: The ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.  It is not an app, instead it is […]

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App Review and Giveaway: A Fun Math Book

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Stop Math is a book app for kids in elementary school. It is about a boy Sparks, who lives in year 2106. He hates math, so he travels back through time and space to search for the person who invented math. His goal is to end math homework! Through his journey, Sparks meets Albert Einstein, […]

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App Review and Giveaway: Byron Barton Transportation Series

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Trucks – Byron Barton is a book app for kids age 2 to 5.  It teaches kids all different types of trucks: bread truck, garbage truck, newspaper truck… With the distinctly colorful illustration, short sentences, and clear professional narration, it is a perfect book for kids who just start reading.  The realistic background sound effect […]

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

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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. […]

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Meet the Insects – Forest Edition

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Meet the Insects: Forest Edition is a multimedia encyclopedia of forest insects.  What I am most impressed are the images and videos.  They are so real that you feel the insects can jump out of the screen.  Another thing I really enjoyed is how different elements come together – content, transition between sections, background, music, image […]

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App Review and Giveaway: The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks

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Time flies. It is only one week away from Thanksgiving. A good app for the kids is the book app The Berenstain Bears Give Thanks written by Jan and Mike Berenstain, developed by Oceanhouse Media. The key message of the book is thankfulness and family love. The Bear cubs act out the first Thanksgiving, then the […]

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Learn Spanish with Little Blue Jackal

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Little Blue Jackal is a bilingual app.  In addition to an interesting story, it also teaches kids Spanish. The story starts with the little jackal trying to run away from a village after being caught of stealing food.  He fell into a bucket of blue paint and his entire body turned blue.  Looked distinct, he […]

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App Went FREE: Country Mouse and City Mouse

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Country Mouse and City Mouse is another book app by McGraw Hill.  It is FREE for limited time.   It is a very cute book with just about right interactions on each page.  It is designed for kids age 3 to 8.  It is only available on iPAD. Introduction on App Store:  Country Mouse and […]

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App Went FREE: Little Red Hen

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Little Red Hen is a re-tell of the classic story from McGraw-Hill.  It teaches kids the value of hard work.  It is FREE for limited time.  It works on iPAD only. Introduction from the App Store:  The classic fable, retold like your child aged 3-8 has never experienced it before. In this retelling, your child […]

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Treasure Kai – Choose Your Own Path Book App

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Treasure Kai is a series of book apps designed for kids 5 to 10 years old.  Currently there are two apps in the series.  Kai is a boy who likes treasure hunt.  In each book app, he goes to a different adventure.  In the first book app, The Lost Gold of Shark Island, Kai takes […]

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