The Jellybean Tunes App Report 65: Even More Chances to Win an iPad Mini!

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Go on a jungle picnic, sing along to the little red wagon, and round some decimals with new apps from our family-friendly app network, and be sure to enter the latest iPad Mini contests. If you find an app you like, please write a review.

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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes


News

Two More Chances to Win an iPad Mini

Penelope the Purple Pirate and the Dandelion Moms have put together two new iPad Mini contests.

Penelope's 2nd Birthday iPad Mini Giveaway
Dandelion Moms APPY LOVE iPad Mini Giveaway


In the Spotlight with The iMums

Who are the iMums? Find out in their interview with Melissa Northway.

Read the Interview


Apps for Little Ones

PICME Moviebook - You are the Star!

PICME Moviebook

by Four Pin Plug

Storytime comes to life with PICME Moviebook,where your child can be the star of their very own interactive storybook and animated movie! In a few simple steps you can personalize PICME with your child's face to transform them into a cartoon star. Your preschooler will love the colourful world of PICME, packed with bright animation, bold colors and loveable characters. PICME Moviebook is an enjoyable and engaging way for preschoolers to learn basic skills through imaginative play and discovery (Watch Video)

iPad: $2.99


Jungle Picnic

Jungle Picnic

by Shiny Things

Jungle Picnic is an interactive storybook with embedded puzzles designed to teach children vital pre-numeracy skills, including matching, sorting and one-to-one correspondence. Kids of ages 2-4 will love joining Charlie, Alice and Ralph on their picnic adventure.

iPad: $0.99


Frosby Learning Games

Frosby Learning Games

by Frosby Studios

Updated with 8 new activities! Frosby Learning Games is a unique early learning app for the 2-5 age group with an emphasis on fun and play in every scene. Learn colors, size, and play counting games by touching, dragging objects and rubbing out pictures to reveal what's underneath. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $1.99, Amazon: $1.99, Nook: $1.99


Frosby Learning Games 2

Frosby Learning Games 2

by Frosby Studios

The cat and mouse return in the fun-filled second installment of the hit preschool app 'Frosby Learning Games'! Packed with many entertaining mini-adventures, and 'physics based' gameplay, 'Frosby Learning Games 2' is the perfect treat for your child! This app is designed for children aged 2-5. All of our mini-games have been approved by teachers and by a group of 2-5 year olds - so we know our games are perfect for children and their parents.

iPhone and iPad: $1.99, Amazon: $1.99, Nook: $1.99


Cat Doorman's Little Red Wagon

Cat Doorman's Little Red Wagon

by Night & Day Studios, Inc.

Based upon the classic folk tune, Little Red Wagon is both a musical songbook and a delightful adventure game full of open-ended play. Upon launching the app kids will be prompted to choose which musical version of the song they'd like to hear: guitar, piano, or the full band. Once selected, kids can follow the highlighted lyrics and accompanying musical notes that continuously run along the bottom of the screen. The game begins as one guides the sweet girl and her red wagon to a Dairy, Bakery, Garden, and Orchard to gather supplies for a picnic. Children will love discovering hidden animations and cute characters along the way!

iPad: $2.99


Classics

The Pilgrim's Progress

The Pilgrim's Progress

by Nation9

Regarded as one of the most significant works in religious English literature, The Pilgrim's Progress has been translated to more than 200 languages and has never been out of print since it was first published in 1678. Nation9's adaptation of this classic features custom 3D animation, story-line interactivity, captivating original music, and optional narration that will be sure to captivate young readers time and time again. (Watch Video)

iPad: $4.99


Math

Decimal Rounding

Decimal Rounding

by iDevBooks

This math app can be used to teach and study the rounding of decimals. You can set your own problems or solve random problems. The decimal numbers can be rounded to nearest whole number, tenth, hundredth or thousandth. They can also be rounded to 0, 1, 2 or 3 decimal places. The app guides you step by step when you solve each problem and there are no penalties for wrong answers. Clean interface and the total lack of timers ensures a stress free learning environment. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $3.99


Parents

uSit iSit Babysitting Co-op Swap—Trade Sitting Duties with Friends & Save $

uSit iSit

by Kudzu Properties, LLC

uSit iSit reinvents the babysitting co-op for the Mobile Mom. No strangers sitting your child, only trusted friends. Completely automated scheduling, tracking and notifications! (Watch Video)

iPhone: Free


Quizzes and Trivia

Astroloquiz

Astroloquiz

by Together Learning Media

Astroloquiz provides a fun learning experience based around the 12 signs of the zodiac. Over 90 definitions of personalities are presented in a way that young learners and old alike can easily understand the meaning of personality adjectives. Young learners will be intrigued by how their friends will react to the 48 separate scenarios presented in this book. It is a springboard for discussion about how we all react differently to the situations we face every day. (Watch Video)

iPad: $3.99


What's Faster - Ultimate Trivia & Puzzle Game

What's Faster - Ultimate Trivia & Puzzle Game

by Garage Door Media

Have you even wondered what's faster? A Porsche or a BMW, a Lion or a Jaguar, a jumbo jet or a fighter jet? My 8 year old son came up with the idea and we ran with it.... What's Faster is an iPad app dedicated to your curiosity of speed! The game has over 625,000 comparisons to test your knowledge of speed all around you. (Watch Video)

iPad: $0.99 + In-App Purhases


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