Smart Apps For Android: Just in time for the start of school - The Kissing Hand is on SALE!! (good Android apps for kids)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Just in time for the start of school - The Kissing Hand is on SALE!! (good Android apps for kids)


Any parent out there with a child heading off to school for the first time this year should really download The Kissing Hand to share with them and help reassure any qualms they might be having about their new found independence. It's the story of Chester the raccoon, whose mother sends him off to his first day of school with a kiss from her in his palm to comfort him throughout the day.

The Kissing Hand from Oceanhouse Media is an app version of the popular children's picture book from Audrey Penn. This app is the usual great quality that we've come to expect from OM, and it would make a wonderful addition to any family's app library.

The Kissing Hand is currently on SALE in the Amazon Appstore, so download this discounted treasure while you can.

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No ads or in-app purchases, but there are external links to developer's website in protected area.
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If you would like to purchase The Kissing Hand, please use the handy link below so they'll know who sent you.
Remember, only an app's developer can determine the price of an app. This sale price was verified at the time of this post but is subject to change at any time.


$2.99 (regularly $3.99)

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From Amazon:

Product Features

  • Three reading modes: Read to Me, Read it Myself, Auto Play
  • 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 and custom background audio for each scene
  • Pages pan & zoom to accentuate the beautiful, original artwork

Product Description

School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, his mother shares a family secret called The Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary. A New York Times #1 bestseller, this heartwarming book has become a children's classic, touching the lives of millions of children and their parents, especially at times of separation.

New features only available in this omBook include professional narration, background audio and enlarged 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 with features that entertain and promote reading, this omBook appeals to readers of all ages.

Recommended Ages: 3 - 8

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!

Additional Features:
- 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
- Pages pan & zoom to accentuate the beautiful, original artwork

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After two weeks, Kelli is beginning to wonder if her family will ever get the school day morning routine down pat.

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