David Wiesner’s Spot is an outstanding app that taps some of the iPad’s unique capabilities to create an engaging experience in five strange new worlds that are exciting for all ages.
Teddy is Missing-A Storyshape Adventure is a cute interactive storybook app that allows readers to select how the story unfolds. Creative, interactive, and loads of fun!
Highlights: All About is a wonderful digital addition to the Highlights family. Just like in the magazine, the app provides a wide array of activities that encourage thinking skills, practice foundational academic skills, and more.
Telling Time with The Smurfs is an incredible app that teaches children how to tell time using a wide variety of activities and games. Safe, fun, and highly educational!
Another wonderful Little Critter storybook app with an in story game, that allows readers to celebrate Valentine’s Day with one of their favorite characters.
My Little Pony: Hearts & Hooves Day is a cute storybook app perfect for Valentine’s Day that teaches children about friendship and honesty.
Valentine’s Day is about so much more than just hearts, flowers and chocolate, it can be a great opportunity to teach children to be more loving, caring and understanding. The apps we’ve chosen have been reviewed and are recommended.
Wubbzy Loves You is a fantastic Valentine’s Day themed app that offers a lovely story and lots of extra activities to keep children engaged for hours.
Biscuit’s Valentine’s Day is a fantastic story book app with loads of extra activities that children of all ages will be able to enjoy for hours.
City Nights is a cute ebook with a soothing poem that would be perfect for use as a bedtime story. Children can watch as the busy city settles down for the night and help put the sleepy young main character to bed.
Three Little Pigs: Star Tale is a classic story with beautiful textured illustrations and professional narration that both parents and children will love.
Roobarb & Custard: When Custard Was Grounded is an entertaining ebook that takes advantage of some of the iPad’s features to build in interactivity and personalized sound effects.
Billy Possum’s Interactive Comprehension is among the best reading comprehension apps I have seen in the Marketplace, with an unusual focus on vital higher-level comprehension skills and even opportunities to visualize scenes from the story.
Kids will never look at a car wash the same way again after joining Storm & Skye on their magical adventure.
Send kids to bed with a reminder to fill their days with kind acts so they can brighten their own personal stars.
Read the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, complete with images and sound effects from the iconic Christmas movie.
A wonderful graphic novel that tells a heroic tale of one boy looking to defeat the dark. Action packed and full of beautiful illustrations and sound effects that children will love.
People and monsters love a lot of things, but Elmo loves one thing in particular… you. Read along as he reminds kids how much they’re loved.
Butterfly Kisses by Cathy Lane is a warm and snuggly story that is perfect for bedtime, but that has enough extra activities to make it fun for kids at any time of the day.
This app puts a fun Wubbzy twist on a classic Christmas story with tons of additional activities including puzzles, music, and coloring pages. An awesome app with lots to do.