Tuesday, 23 April 2013

World Book Night: Free and discounted children's reading apps

To celebrate World Book Night, Top That Publishing will be offering some of their best iOS apps for free download, together with a number of in-apps at a discounted price from 23rd – 24th April.

I haven't tried any of these but The Jumblies app sounds great. I used to love Edward Lear when I was a child. Here are the details of the free apps:

 ·         The Jumblies app – Download for FREE
Full of fantastical nonsense, interactive prompts, and unique illustrations by Sam McPhillips, this humorous interactive animated storybook app is perfect for children to interact with the Jumblies on their ocean adventure! Written by inimitable British author, Edward Lear, you can touch, tap and drag many of the characters and items throughout the story, bringing them to life! The app also allows for you to read along by yourself or have the story read to you with touch activated text! (RRP usually £1.49) https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/the-jumblies/id584366156?mt=8
·         Silent Owl app – Download for FREE
New and emerging readers will love this enchanting interactive animated storybook app with unique illustrations by Sam McPhillips and rhythmic text by Clemency Pearce. You can touch, tap and drag many of the characters and items throughout the story for a full interactive experience! Read along yourself or have the story read to you. (RRP usually £1.49) https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/silent-owl/id584363667?mt=8
·         The Froobles app – FREE plus discounted in-app purchases for £0.69
Join everyone’s favourite little fruit and vegetable characters learning BIG lessons about growing up in this positive attitude app for pre-schoolers! Packed with interactive features, animated stories, celebrity narration and a whole host of fun characters, The Froobles app is an essential download for your child's digital library. Read along with the animated stories and eBooks or sit back and enjoy great celebrity narration by Johnny Vaughan, Denise Van Outen, Edith Bowman and Reggie Yates. The Froobles Little Jack Potato app is FREE to download, with Chloe Carrot, Orlando Orange and Tessa Tomato in-app purchases DISCOUNTED to £0.69 (usually £1.99)  https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/froobles/id484923073?mt=8

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