The Jellybean Tunes App Report 63: Dive into McElligot's Pool with Dr. Seuss

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Play with a paper theater, learn about the world, or scramble words into crazy combinations with new apps this week from our family-friendly app network. Developers love reviews, so if you find something you like, be sure to write one!

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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes


Apps for Little Ones

iMix- Scramble words, a creative game for kids

iMix- Scramble words

by PlaneTree Family Productions

iMix- is a creative game that improves children's reading, writing and pronouncing skills in an imaginative playful and amusing manner. By mixing and matching parts of different characters and the syllables attached to them, children can create over 2000 new comic characters with funny new names.

iPhone and iPad: $1.99


Cutie Monsters-Jigsaw Puzzles

Cutie Monsters-Jigsaw Puzzles

by Little Phoenix Interactive

Cutie Monsters-Jigsaw Puzzles introduces children to number recognition and counting, Join Blushy, Toothy, Golly, Taily, Blobby, Growly and Snouty on a fun introduction to the numbers 1 though to 10. Specifically designed for the development needs of toddlers, these jigsaw puzzles along with a 10 page counting book will help your child with the following key skills. Shape and pattern matching, logic and observation, listening, fine motor skills and vocabulary.

iPad: $2.99


iSpotPro for KIDS - Use scenarios to teach and familiarise children with their surroundings while they play

iSpotPro for KIDS

by Mayuir Sidhpara

iSpotPro for KIDS is a unique app built specifically for kids. It is based on a spot the difference type of game, and provides entertainment and learning at the same time. The app contains 35 unique real-life scenarios, contained within 7 packs. These scenarios teach and familiarize children with their surroundings while they play.

iPad: $1.99


Books

Victor wants to play

Victor wants to play

by Verge

Victor wants to play is an interactive iPad children's book for children aged 2 and older. It is filled with funny animations for the youngest, whilst it features a karaoke reading system to help children who are starting to read to read along with the voice-over. Victor wants to play is available in English and Dutch.

iPad: $2.99


McElligot’s Pool - Dr. Seuss

McElligot's Pool - Dr. Seuss

by Oceanhouse Media

Young Marco casts his fishing line deep in McElligot's pool and imagines the curious sea creatures that might bite. "I might catch a fish with a pinwheel-like tail! I might catch a fish who has fins like a snail!" Follow along as his imagination takes him around the world, seeking wild creatures with unusual habits!

iPhone and iPad: $3.99, Google Play: $3.94


Creative Play

Creativium – Paper Theater

Creativium - Paper Theater

by Innova

Creativium is an interactive paper-like theater that is suitable for kids age 2 and above. Let your children create fairytale scenes on virtual paper sets, with 10 funny characters, 40 animations and 25 decorations to mix and match. Keep the most incredible stories in special photo gallery. The application is so simple in use that even 2 years kids can play with it. Moreover, kids can't lose in this game because they create the rules themselves!

iPad: $0.99


Geography

Geo Challenge -World map and flag master for kids-

Geo Challenge -World map and flag master for kids-

by XING INC.

Geo Challenge! World Map and Flag Master for Kids is a fun, educational app made by moms for kids everywhere. Spin the globe and learn through games, puzzles, and quizzes. This versatile app teaches flags, greetings, and the names of countries around the world in a fun, effective way.

iPhone and iPad: $2.99, Lite Version: Free


Science

Water Cycles

Water Cycles

by Isygames

Water Cycles, the new app from isygames, is a fun family game, packed with over 100 puzzles at six difficulty levels. Every new challenge is designed to help you gain an intuitive understanding of why water is so important in our lives - how it changes state, how it moves, and what we need it for. And all while playing a fun game!

iPhone and iPad: $1.99


Special Needs

Expressions by EdNinja

Expressions by Edninja

by EdNinja

Expressions was developed with the help of special education professionals that have been working with special needs children for over 10 years. In addition, we validated the exercises and content with a non-profit institution called Pasitos (www.pasitos.org) that has been working with autistic children since 1998. The objective of the game is for the child to be able to recognize emotions (happiness, anger, sadness and fear) through fun illustrations.

iPad: $1.99


Transportation

Means of Transportation

Means of Transportation

by ikermediaKIDS

Discover means of transportation with Little Julen, exploring four unique places. There are 20 vehicles to discover, with their features and sounds. Complete the adventure playing Evaluation quizz with more than 60 random questions. This app is for 6-12 years old kids.

iPad: $0.99, Amazon: $0.99


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