The Jellybean Tunes App Report 82: Little Critter, Timbuktu, Birdstown and More!

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Learn the ABCs with Wubbzy, marvel at the watercolor art in Birdstown, and take a literary bubble bath in Bubble Tubbie. Plus, sample Timbuktu, the new digital magazine for kids, and pick up 10 Little Critter stories in the new bundle from Oceanhous Media.

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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes

News

PlayWorld House Designer Pro Sale

PlayWorld House Designer Pro brings out the interior designer in you! Design a home the way you would like it. On sale throughout May!

iPhone and iPad: $1.99


Apps for Little Ones

Wubbzy's ABC Learn & Play

Wubbzy's ABC Learn & Play

by Cupcake Digital

Wubbzy's ABC Learn & Play is an alphabet teaching adventure that promotes the fundamentals of reading and writing in three entertaining ways! Kids will love tracing letters A through Z, playing Common Core infused alphabet games and getting creative with tap-to-paint Wow! Wow! coloring book pages and sing-along music videos featuring Wubbzy and his very best friends!

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


Books and Magazines

Birdstown

Birdstown

by Kristina Nedzvetskaya

Birdstown is a simple interactive book for kids who enjoy the birds and try to read. In this book 15 different birds are featured. Children need to make the name of a bird from the shuffled letters. Once the name of a bird is made right, the interactive content of the scene is enabled. Birds are drawn precisely, but the entertaining content is also available: each bird has its own clothes in the wardrobe and is placed at its own scene with different interactive parts. (Watch Video)

iPad: $0.99, Lite Version for iPad: Free


Timbuktu Magazine - Stories and games for parents and kids.

Timbuktu Magazine - Stories and games for parents and kids

by Timbuktu Labs

Timbuktu is the first iPad magazine for children. With 12 issues per year, your kids' passion and joy about learning will grow exponentially. All the stories, games and activities on Timbuktu are based on the Reggio Emilia Approach and designed to help children meet the Common Core State Standards while respecting their personal way of learning. Parents and teachers love Timbuktu because of its whimsical, innovative, and respectful approach to education.

iPad: Free + In-App Subcriptions from $4.99 to $24.99


Miracles of Jesus

The Miracles of Jesus

by NEST Family Apps

Miracles of Jesus is an enhanced storybook app from NEST Family Apps that shares with young and advanced readers the powerful stories of The Lord's miracles and those who had faith in Him. This timeless story has been reimagined into an interactive app experience that brings to life the classic animation from the popular NEST Learning DVD series. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $2.99, Google Play: $0.99, Amazon: $2.99


Little Critter Collection #2

Little Critter Collection #2

by Oceanhouse Media

Little Critter Collection #2 features 10 popular Little Critter stories that lovingly address all the major issues of growing up. Children will easily identify with Little Critter's adventures as he maneuvers through childhood one day at a time.

iPhone and iPad: $12.99


Bubble Tubbie

Bubble Tubbie

by Epiphany Schwarz LLC

The Bubble Tubbie Book App is based on the new children's picture book of the same name, including original poetry, art and photography by Epiphany Schwarz. Bubble Tubbie is a sensory romp through a child's imagination during the most cherished of childhood rituals; The Bubble Bath. With fun sound effects, narration by the author's two young daughters, and clever animation, your little one will delight at all there is to explore in this groundbreaking new book application.

iPad: $3.99


Games

Flow Animals - Fun Animal Match Game For Kids

Flow Animals

by Tiltan Games

Connect matching animals with a line to create a flow. Pair all animals, and make sure to cover the entire board to solve each level in Flow Animals. Flow Animals is an addictive yet simple puzzle game. Be careful when you draw the line, not to cross another, or the line will be cut! Play through hundreds of levels. Flow Animals is easy to learn and control, but can be challenging as you advance in levels.

iPhone and iPad: Free + $0.99 In-App Purchase, Google Play: Free + $1.99 In-App Purchase, Amazon: $0.99


Literacy

Spell Pop

Spell Pop

by Zero's Game Design

With this app, students practice spelling words by popping bubbles. Within the app, you can make personalized spelling lists or use the one provided. The words can also be recorded so after the student spells it, the word is played. This way, they see the word, they spell the word, and then they hear the word. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $1.99


Meditation

Imagination and creativity for kids

Imagination and creativity for kids Meditation

by Kids Happy Apps

This high quality app contains 2 beautiful visualizations / meditations especially written for children. They are specifically structured to stimulate their imagination and promote relaxation and calming. The app also contains 24 Beautiful designed Inspirational Affirmations. Children can also relax by creating your very own Zen Garden. (See their website for more meditation adventures.)

iPhone and iPad: Free, Google Play: $1.99


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