The Jellybean Tunes App Report 81: Dr. Suess and the Butter Battle Book

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The Yooks and Zooks are battling over butter in the latest quality adaptation from Oceanhouse Media, the Jungle Book gets the 3D pop-up book treatment and Nikki and Jazmin teach your child about a visit to the doctor. Plus, build math skills in a Scrabble-like game, play dress-up, clean your room, and learn all about Canada (home of your humble jellybeans!) with apps from our family-friendly app network.

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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes

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Apps for Little Ones

MixUp DressUp

MixUp DressUp

by Anna and Ava, LLC

'Dragging and dropping' can sometimes be too complicated for children under the age of seven. MixUp DressUp gives even the most uncoordinated of hands the opportunity to create an elegant and fun dress-up creation with just a swipe of their fingers. The app also provides an easy way for kids to record their own fashion-forward comments about the outfits they create. MixUp DressUp is a collaborative project between the app developer and his two daughters, Anna (age 8) and Ava (age 6).

iPhone and iPad: Free + In-App Purchases for $0.99 each


Clean Your Room Game

Clean Your Room Game

by Doodlebug Designs

Who likes to clean their room? The answer most likely is... no one! So why not make a fun game out of it? Motivate your child to clean their room. For the youngest of youngsters, teach them about colors and time management. Two fun interactive games. Spin the wheel to choose a color, set the timer, and clean your room color by color, or just race the clock! Kids will love the fun sounds and animations. Get started and make cleaning fun! Kid tested and approved!

iPhone and iPad: $0.99


Animal Train for Toddlers

Animal Train for Toddlers

by Yomio

Animal Train for Toddlers is an educational game for iPad and iPhone designed specially for children aged 1-3. It helps kids get to know animals and the sounds they make while having fun along the way. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: Free + $1.99 In-App Purchase


Animal Alphabet Book

Animal Alphabet Book

by Anna and Ava, LLC

The Animal Alphabet Book app helps children ages 2-5 learn the alphabet by sight and sound recognition. Each letter is associated with a colorful retro-inspired animal illustration. The interface is child-friendly, allowing children to simply 'turn' the pages with just a swipe of their finger. The app features 3 learning styles and 3 narrative voices.

iPhone and iPad: $0.99


Books

The Butter Battle Book - Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book - Dr. Seuss

by Oceanhouse Media

The Butter Battle Book tells the tale of the Yooks and the Zooks who are in a long-running feud. The Yooks eat their bread with the butter side up, while the Zooks eat their bread with the butter side down. The two groups do not see eye to eye, so they develop more and more elaborate weaponry to outdo each other. From a Triple-Sling Jigger to a Jigger-Rock Snatchem, who will win the battle in the end?

iPhone and iPad: $3.99


The Jungle Book ~ 3D Interactive Pop-up Book

The Jungle Book ~ 3D Interactive Pop-up Book

by StoryToys Entertainment Limited

Join Mowgli on a tropical adventure through the jungles of India as he escapes the clutches of the dangerous Shere Khan. Experience the colourful wilderness and enjoy the exotic sights and sounds of the jungle in this, the latest classic tale to get a sprinkling of StoryToys magic. Rich animation, 3D pop-up scenes and wonderful sound effects transport you to the world of Mowgli and friends where the reader can take part in the story. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $4.99, Google Play: $3.99


Grover Bill and the Geckos

Grover Bill and the Geckos

by Stories And Children

An interactive children's book app which uses rhyme, rhythm, repetition and humour. Something extraordinary is about to happen to a little old man named Grover Bill. He lives in a sad, grey house on top of the hill. However, his house is about to change dramatically when some uninvited guests creep in. This is one of several book apps released by StoriesAndChildren.com loved by children around the world. Includes GUIDE NOTES for parents/educators & interactive activities.

iPhone and iPad: $2.99


The Little Patient

The Little Patient

by Erik Simko

The Little Patient is one of the stories of Niki and Jazmin. This story is about the Jazmin's ear infection. You can learn how she visited the doctor with Mommy and then the pharmacy. You can see how much Niki worried about Jazmin being sick. But in the end everything turn our to be good and the girls could happily play together after few days. There is also a sticker album included in the app. You can play with Niki and Jazmin in the doctor's waiting room.

iPad: $1.99


Entertainment

Saari TV

Saari TV

by Pikkukala

Saari TV allows parents and animation enthusiasts around the world to watch the episodes of Saari animation series from their iOs devices, and brings them info about Saari storybooks and upcoming Saari apps. Every two weeks you can watch a new episode completely free. You can also purchase a pack of episodes to watch them any time. When you purchase a pack you have the option to download specific episodes to your device's memory. This way you can enjoy them even without an internet connection. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: Free + In-App Purchases from $3.99 to $11.99


Games

Aniballs - The Best Educational Endangered Animal Physics Puzzle Game for Kids of all Ages

Aniballs

by ToddWorld

Take a mobile safari with this educational, fun and addicting puzzle game for both iPad and iPhone devices. Rescue endangered Aniballs from habitats around the world so they can be relocated safely to Aniball nature reserves. Save tigers, gorillas, polar bears. and more as you travel the globe from rainforests, to the savannah, to the arctic and the wetlands rescuing aniballs. With its simple mechanic it's easy to pick up and play in minutes. New in this update: the Wetlands brings 20 new levels and new game mechanics to the original Aniballs game.(Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $1.99, Lite Version for iPhone and iPad: Free, Google Play: $1.99, Lite Version for Google Play: Free


Geography

Ace Geographer: Canada

Ace Geographer: Canada

by HB Studios Multimedia Ltd.

Ace Geographer Canada - learn about the Canadian Provinces and Territories by completing puzzles that teach you the flags, capital cities, official birds, flowers and more! Educational & fun for all ages. (Watch Video)

iPad: $2.99


Math

Numbler - Math Game

Numbler

by Brainingcamp

Numbler is similar to Scrabble-style games, but using numbers instead of words. Players build math equations in a familiar crossword style board. It has all the mental fun of popular games like Scrabble and Words with Friends, but using numbers and equations instead of letters and words. Numbler is a universal app available of the Apple App Store and is suitable for educational and recreational users of all ages. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $0.99, Lite Version for iPhone and iPad: Free


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