The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum is a classic book for kids. You might be able to find different versions of the book on App Store. This one from Magic Ink is quite unique and it is free for limited time. It is an abridged version of the original book, with added app features making the reading experience more like a magic.
Dorothy and her dog Toto ride through a tornado in a house, and the house takes them to the magical land of Oz. They meet interesting people, explore the wonderful land, …
The most magical experience of reading this book would be the way how the next page is revealed each time. The picture is initially shown in grey, upon kids finger touches, the touched spot turned into color. If kids keep moving the finger across the page, the whole page eventually turned into the colored picture for the next part of the story.
In addition to the magic ink, kids will also be surprised by some hidden features on each page.
There are two ways to read the book: Read it Myself or Read to Me. Read to Me has the professional narration and kids can choose between female or male voice. Some other nice features include a content page, where kids can choose the page they want to read. The app also offers the ability to stop the narration anytime on any page, or to make it an auto read. Readers can also turn the music on or off. Every time when kids go back to the app, they can choose if they want to continue from where it was left off, or start from the very beginning.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum is a classic story that all kids would love. This app from Magic ink is a well-made abridgement of the book. A nice one to have for a digital home library.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is available for iPhone, iPod and iPad. It is free today.
If you are interested in the original book, the Amazon link will take you to the book. At the price section, you can see the Kindle version is free.
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