The Jellybean Tunes App Report 69: Go On a Fire Engine Adventure

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Join Wubbzy on another adventure, do a little d-pixing, or enjoy a good book with the latest apps from our network of family-friendly developers.

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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes


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Apps for Little Ones

Wubbzy's Fire Engine Adventure

Wubbzy's Fire Engine Adventure

by Cupcake Digital

Wubbzy and his Fire Engine are here to save the day! Filled with hilarious interactions, Wubbzy's Fire Engine Adventure will have children & their parents laughing & learning with their favorite Wuzzleburg residents! Help clean up Wuzzleburg, one flying meatball at a time! After a mishap at the Spaghetti and Meatball Factory, its raining meatballs in Wuzzleburg! This deluxe story experience app is vetted by seasoned educators & promoting reading through sound and sight. (Watch Video)

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



by Hiyu2

Quick - find the purple paper clip! Great, now find the upside-down walrus! Lots2Spot is an engaging "listen and find" iPad game for toddlers. A huge variety (500+) of brilliantly illustrated objects keeps children engaged while they learn vocabulary, colors, and numbers up to five. Three different levels (plus configurable settings) make it fun for ages 1-5. In Levels 2 and 3, players listen and tap the correct item, creating a sense of accomplishment as they "clean up" the screen.

iPad: $3.99

Story Train

Story Train

by SS Infotek Inc.,

Story Train features six beautifully illustrated stories. Kids will enjoy the real sounds of animals, birds, vehicles and nature sounds while listening to the stories. Kids can also learn to write their own letters or numbers or even draw their own pictures in the 'My Page' sheet. Options are included to Save or Print or even Share your kids creations with your friends and families.

iPhone: Free + $0.99 In-App Purchase

Happy newborn

Happy newborn

by childrensmind

Happy newborn is unique app for the newborns. There are black-white pictures, lullabies and toys for your newborn! Developed with the participation of teachers in the early development. Will help you soothe and inspire your baby anywhere (during massage, in the car). The black-and-white drawing stimulates visual skills development, quiet and pleasant children's music stimulates hearing development. (Watch Video)

iPad: $1.99, Google Play: $1.00

Chinese Learning with Roxy the Star

Chinese Learning with Roxy the Star

by HaStars Technology

Chinese Learning with Roxy the Star is a Chinese-learning app that is specifically designed for kids who are not native Chinese speakers. The application offers interactive games and learning sections to make grasping the new language fun and exciting. It offers English voice instruction and an educational and safe way for children to have fun while becoming masters of the Chinese language through colorful animations and memorable lessons. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $0.99


Spatter & Spark

Spatter & Spark

by Polk Street Press

Starring Spark an inventor fox and her friend Spatter an artistic porcupine, Spatter & Spark invites children to invent, learn, and create. Enjoy an original story by New York Times bestselling children's book author Deborah Underwood with 10 fully interactive scenes featuring art from Luciana Navarro Powell, the acclaimed illustrator of the popular Goodnight Safari, plus 4 additional early learning activities designed by educational experts to teach early learning skills. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: Free + In-App Purchases from $1.99 to $3.99

Snowflakes Are Falling

Snowflakes are Falling

by PicPocket Books

A gentle bedtime winter story book app. Everyone lovs a snow day! Join Sophie as she builds a snowman and plays in the snow. (Watch Video)

iPhone: $1.99

Jack And The Beanstalk by Fairytale Studios

Jack and the Beanstalk

by Fairytale Studios

Discover the magic of Jack and the Beanstalk with the original story and animations! This interactive app presents the classic illustrations of a forgotten era with the magic of modern technology. Read to yourself or listen to the story by clicking the narration button on every page, touch the storybook images to watch them fall, bounce and collide and immerse yourself with the technology of today as the vintage animations come to life.

iPhone and iPad: $2.99


d-pixing lite


by Professor Potts

D - pixing is a words and pictures game, based on the tremendously popular rebus puzzles, where a word is represented by one or more images. There are over 500 hand drawn illustrations which generate 5,000 words so the gameplay is rich and varied. Useful for improving vocabulary and enjoying the sounds of English. I hope you enjoy it!

iPhone and iPad: Free (Lite Version), iPhone and iPad: $1.99 (Full Version)

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