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Appolicious Showcase: Ten Giggly Gorillas

Ten Giggly Gorillas is an interactive storybook app for preschoolers which presents a wonderful sensory experience in storytelling. The family friendly app also includes parental controls and is free of any in-app purchasing or third party advertisements. The highly entertaining and educational stor ... Full Article »

November 12, 2012 9:00am

Appolicious Showcase: Wubbzy’s Space Adventure

Inspired by the Emmy® Award-Winning Nick Jr.® TV series Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!®, the brand new deluxe storybook app Wubbzy’s Space Adventure lets players explore space, meet kooky aliens, and finally wake up the sleepy Man in the Moon to see the sun rise. Download Wubbzy’s Space Adventure right a ... Full Article »

November 9, 2012 7:00am

Developing Minds Want to Know: Q&A with Jumping Pages founder Rania Ajami

Children’s books continue to find a more accepting home on the iPad. Despite some initial concerns about the medium, it’s clear that more and more parents these days are finding that Apple’s tablet is an ideal way to relate stories, providing an interactive and colorful environment that help k ... Full Article »

September 22, 2012 4:00pm

iPhone App Video Review: Paper Monsters

This game is clearly an homage to PS3 classic, Little Big Planet. Similar arts and crafts aesthetics, same end of level platforms, unlockable costumes for your little avatar dude, and even a similar introduction with a Stephen Fry sound-alike. The multi-layered levels and complex next generation mec ... Full Article »

July 18, 2012 6:12am

Here’s how a former kindergarten teacher approaches app development

There is no prototypical background for app developers. The beauty of working in the app world is that it is so new, you find individuals from all walks of life creating applications we could not have fathomed just four short years ago. After spending more than 25 years helping to develop young min ... Full Article »

July 12, 2012 7:00am

Mustaches not trees are the stars in The Official Lorax App for iPhone

The classic Dr. Seuss story, The Lorax, is being released by NBC Universal as a major motion picture today, taking aim at the young March break crowd. And, where there is a major kid flick, there’s usually an iOS companion app. The Official Lorax App is out and completely free, but unless you have ... Full Article »

March 2, 2012 9:00am

Kids learn how to draw from the bottom up with Butt Art iPad app

Using the iPad to keep your little ones entertained is probably nothing new for you, but what is new is the probably giggle-inducing app Butt Art — Kids Learn to Draw Zoo Animals. Based on the popular step-by-step book series, Butt Art helps your kids learn how to draw by “building creativity f ... Full Article »

February 7, 2012 12:30pm

LeVar Burton hopes to resurrect ‘Reading Rainbow’ in app form

The classic PBS show Reading Rainbow saw its last season in 2009, but the show isn’t gone forever – it may be back in several forms, with one being an app designed to bring books to children. Championing the continued survival of Reading Rainbow is the show’s former host and executive produce ... Full Article »

February 7, 2012 8:04am

Pet Town’s cartoon charm is easily addicting

I’m loath to admit it, but Pet Town has sucked me in to its animal-filled world. This isn’t the first Booyah-developed game I’ve played, but it’s definitely my favorite of the lot thus far. In the universal app for iDevices, players control the menagerie of critters that inhabit Pet Town. E ... Full Article »

January 26, 2012 12:30pm

The best mobile apps for babies and toddlers

For crying out loud, apps for the iPhone, iPad and Android devices are not all about games and social networking tools. Some of the most entertaining and innovative applications are designed for children. There are hundreds of compelling titles, in fact, that you can download and run with your baby ... Full Article »

January 15, 2012 8:00am

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