Oceanhouse Media has released its fourth digital book in The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library series. A Whale of a Tale: All About Porpoises, Dolphins and Whales is now available on the App Store for the special introductory price of $3.99.
With The Cat in the Hat as their underwater tour guide, readers will take to the high seas onboard Captain McElligot’s Cetacean Station in search of whales, dolphins, and porpoises. Recommended for ages five to ten, children will learn how cetaceans stay warm without hair, have teeth or baleen, swim in troops, spyhop, spin and breach. Interactive diagrams teach the difference between a fish tail and a whale tail, demonstrate the use of echolocation to find prey and highlight migration patterns on a world chart. In addition, children can learn new terms by tapping on instant glossary words throughout the story and test their dolphin knowledge with a fun matching quiz.
The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library is a nonfiction series that introduces youngsters to basic science concepts. The titles explore a range of subjects, including dinosaurs, pets, marine life and nature subjects such as trees and outer space. Written in rhyme, these stories feature the classic characters from The Cat in the Hat book — The Cat, Sally, Dick, Thing One and Thing Two, and even the fish! It is designed for kids age 5 to 10.
Two ways to read this Book:
★ “Read to Me” — listen to the narrated story with words highlighted as they are read. still allowing you to explore the interactiveness.
★ “Read it Myself” — read the book in its traditional form and explore the interactive qualities
★ Picture / Word association — words zoom up and are spoken when pictures are touched
★ Tap on glossary words throughout the story and learn their meaning
★ Interact with the animated objects on each page
★ Professional audio narration
★ Custom background audio for each scene
★ This ‘Universal App’ is optimized for Retina displays and the iPad
★ Pages pan & zoom to accentuate the original artwork
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