The Jellybean Tunes App Report 77: Play and Learn with the Pets from Animal Planet

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Pets from Animal Planet, a shopping adventure, a dance party, a place to grow and more await you this week in apps from our family-friendly app network.

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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes

News

Autism Awareness Giveaways

There are still a few days left to enter the over 20 giveaways going on at A Byte of This -n- That for Autism Awareness Month. Items include gift cards, clothing and a Kindle Fire HD tablet!

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Free App Alert

The adorable app for young kids, "Ride a Pony with Kate and Harry" by Very Nice Studio is now free for a limited time. (Watch Video)

Free for iPhone and iPad


Apps for Little Ones

Animal Planet Hide & Seek Pets

Animal Planet Hide & Seek Pets

by Cupcake Digital

Spin the wheel and get ready to play! This vibrant app brings six adorable pets to life for kids ages 3 and up. Peek at the puppy! Swish with the fish! Squawk for the bird and much more! Kids begin their journey of discovery with this feature-rich app, packed with playful pet animations, engaging games and skill-building activities. Includes letter tracing, memory matching, puzzle play, creative coloring - plus a special interactive animal piano! (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $3.99, Google Play: $3.99, Amazon: $3.99, Nook: $3.99


Simply Missy:Shopping Adventure

Simply Missy: Shopping Adventure

by Simply Missy

Pick up candies, gems, pets, colors, and fruit. Even pick out clothes and dress up Missy in the clothing store. Pick out your favorite shoes, and decorate her house with your favorite flowers. All these choices come together through great classic arcade style games, easy enough for a toddler, but challenging enough for big kids too. Try and collect as many gems as you can, and beat your time on the fun addictive store mazes.

iPad: $0.99, Google Play: $0.99


Animals Flip and Mix- ABC Cognitive Game for Kids

Animals Flip and Mix- ABC Cognitive Game for Kids

by PlaneTree Family Productions

Animals Flip and Mix is an original, high quality, game that is both educational and entertaining. Your kids will love to create over 2000 crazy characters, make the funniest words, and enjoy the 13 fun mini-games while practicing their fine motor skills, matching skills and language skills in an imaginative and creative playful time. Ideal for kids ages 4-7.

iPhone and iPad: $1.99


Baby Learns Sight Words -01

Baby Learns Sight Words -01

by chen yibin

"Baby Learns Sight Words" is for preschool or school-aged children. It's a puzzle game which contributes to a better learning and memory, and develops the function of left and right brains. The game theory of Jean Piaget points out that games provide children the opportunity to consolidate what they have learnt. Orbaby's apps are by children's side with its abundant game modes and step by step design ideas and contribute to a comprehensive growth of children.

iPhone and iPad: $0.99 + In-App Purchases


Match On

Match On

by Anand Ramanathan

A fun game for preschoolers to improve memory and recognition skills. Learn to match animals, colors, food, shapes, tools, vehicles and more! You see an object floating by in the sky. Further down, touch the same object to jump to it and get points. Use one of the included game modes, or mix and match

iPhone and iPad: $0.99 + In-App Purchases


Discover and Learn - Alphabet - ABC - Ideal for kid - FULL

Discover and Learn - Alphabet

by Mathilde Lemee

Discover the 26 letters with Plume. Based on a proven method, the child learns and recognizes different letters to learn the alphabet. He learns first uppercase, then the script letters and cursive letters. An original Card Matching Game is also available : associate a sound and a letter, a cursive to a script. And for the smaller one, discover the ABC book inside! And because every one needs a break while learning, let your child play with the Animal Stickers Game included!

iPhone and iPad: $0.99, Google Play: $0.99


Baby’s Farm-Orbaby

Baby's Farm-Orbaby

by chen yibin

Plant flowers, fruit, crops, vegetables and condiments all in this app. Baby's Farm introduces the concept of planting on a farm. The growth process of 70 plants follows the natural rules and all of the interfaces are hand-painted. It gathers many learning functions for comprehensive cognition, such as a mini encyclopedia, detailed illustrations, writing, bilingualism, etc.

iPhone and iPad: Free + $7.99 In-App Purchase


Books

All Fixed Up: Interactive Kids' Book for iPad

All Fixed Up: Interactive Book App

by Red Piggy Press

Moms and dads are sometimes away from home, and although the waiting can seem like forever to a kid, a little exploration and imagination (and kisses) can help. Designed to be your story too, customize with your own voice (or your child's), your name, gender, and interests, draw your own story, then share with a loved one who's far away -- as many times as you want -- for free. In English and Spanish. (Watch Video)

iPhone: $3.99, iPad: $3.99


A Place to Grow – Interactive Children's Book

A Place to Grow -- Interactive Children's Book

by Bloom & Grow, Inc.

Based on an award-winning children's book, the app features various reading and recording modes; matching and puzzle games along with a learn & draw feature that combines nature-oriented lesson plans with coloring activities; and an animated video that's not only fun to watch, but also teaches about seed dispersal and the growing process. Engaging interactivity and vibrant graphics bring the charm of the original book to life.

iPhone and iPad: $2.99


Wubbzy's Dance Party

Wubbzy's Dance Party

by Cupcake Digital

Dance and read along with Wubbzy and his pals, Daizy, Walden and Widget. The Wubb Club is planning the most Wubbtastic Dance Party ever! But who will take over as lead singer when Wubbzy has too much lemony-lemon juice? Based on the popular "Meet the Wuzzles" episode, young readers will discover all new ways to learn and play with this interactive storybook app. (Watch Video)

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


Creative Play

Animal Farm Stickerbook

Animal Farm Stickerbook

by Mayuir Sidhpara

Animal Farm Stickerbook is perfect for play time activities. Children can create images of animals at the farm using the range of backgrounds included. They can also change these backgrounds to other photos or drawings, which they can add to personalise the activity.

iPhone and iPad: $1.99


Designers Paradise for Kids

Designers Paradise for Kids

by Mayuir Sidhpara

Designers Paradise for Kids gives children the option to let their imagination run wild! There are over 700+ items to choose from. Design the inside & outside of a house. Build towns, cities and shopping malls. Create characters. Dress-up models. Construct faces and add accessories. Play with animals. The possibilities are endless!

iPad: $1.99


Math

Calculus Quiz Game

Calculus Quiz Game

by Step Ahead Games

Calculus Quiz Game motivates students to learn how to find derivatives and integrals of polynomials, exponentials, and logarithms. In addition, they will need to learn the chain rule and other important concepts from calculus class. Extra points for "streaks" of correct answers and time bonuses will ensure anyone gets more accurate and quicker at solving problems. Don't let the time run out on the next test!

iPhone: $0.99


Mathlon

Mathlon

by Anand Ramanathan

Who ever knew that math could be this much fun? Or that math could be learnt on the run? A fast paced game that will turn your child into a math whiz in no time! Match numbers to counts. Calculate quickly in your head to match sums to the right answers. You see a problem in the sky. Touch the matching solution to jump to it. Counting and addition are included in the game. Subtraction, multiplication and division can be tried for free. Once the trial ends, buy it to unlock it.

iPhone and iPad: $0.99 + In-App Purchases


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