Monday, May 27, 2013
Green Eggs and Ham (best Android apps)
When I review book apps, for Android or iPad/iPhone, I generally hold them to the Green-Eggs-and-Ham standard. The Green Eggs and Ham app is fantastic for so many reasons:
1) It's a tremendous story for kids, with a great message about trying new things.
2) It's from Dr. Seuss so it's perfect for emerging readers.
3) The app is extremely well done by Oceanhouse Media and it includes highlighted text, words that enlarge and more.
The Green Eggs and Ham app costs $3.99, so when I consider other books apps, I immediately downgrade anything that costs more than $3.99. You've priced yourself higher than the best.
I could go on, but I'll save us both some time. This is an absolute must-buy app for kids using any device.
★ Gold star - Kirkus Reviews
★ Won 3rd Place in 2010 Best App Ever Awards for eBooks
★ Editor's Choice - Children's Technology Review, August 2010
★ "A well-crafted digital book, a rich and immersive reading experience." - Mobile Tech Review
"Would you eat them in a box? Would you eat them with a fox?"
This timeless Dr. Seuss classic has been delighting readers since 1960. Sam-I-am never gives up trying to convince his friend that green eggs and ham are a tasty treat. He tries everything - in a house, with a mouse, in a box, with a fox, with a goat, on a boat - to no avail. Then finally, finally his friend caves in... and tries them. And guess what? "I do so like Green Eggs and Ham!" Kids will love Dr. Seuss's wacky rhymes and whimsical illustrations. And who knows, now they may even be willing to taste their broccoli.
New features only available in this omBook include professional narration, background audio and digital artwork for each scene. To promote reading in young children, individual words are highlighted as the story is read and words zoom up when pictures are touched. By combining the original text and artwork of Dr. Seuss with features that entertain and promote reading, this omBook appeals to readers of all ages.
Recommended Ages: 2 - 6
Three ways to read this omBook (Oceanhouse Media digital book):
★ "Read to Me" — listen to the narrated story with words highlighted as they are read
★ "Read it Myself" — read the book in its traditional form
★ "Auto Play" — plays like a movie, automatically reading and turning pages. Great for younger children!
★ Picture / Word association — words zoom up and are spoken when pictures are touched
★ Individual words highlight and are read aloud when tapped
★ Professional audio narration
★ Custom background audio for each scene
Official Dr. Seuss licensed App.
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