The Jellybean Tunes App Report 91: Spellyfish, PlayHome Stores and Free Avokiddo Emotions

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Don't miss out on Avokiddo Emotions for free on Aug 29-31 (our son loves this one). Plus Pyxwise Software offers up a brand new spelling app with an underwater theme, Shimon Young follows up on his incredibly successful "My PlayHome" app with "My PlayHome Stores", and Twiny Vine eases us into autumn with "Spooky Grooves". All this and learn letters, screen videos for kids, or follow the adventures of Puppup with apps this week from our family-friendly app network.

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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes

Promotions

Avokiddo Emotions – Playful learning for kids

Avokiddo Emotions

by Avokiddo

Give your children a serious case of the giggles when you introduce them to a zany zebra, shy sheep and jolly giraffe. Discover these emotions and more by dressing up, feeding, sharing toys and interacting with them using over 100 uniquely themed props in this endless play funhouse.

iPhone and iPad: Free August 29 - 31


Apps for Little Ones

Leo's Letters

Leo's Letters

by Kidaptive

Leo's Letters by Kidaptive allows kids to search for letters formed by stars in the night sky and then form three, four, or five letter words. Parents are encouraged to let children find letters and then help them form words on the screen. Children learn not only letters and spelling, but also mental shape recognition, hand-eye coordination, and early reading skills. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: Free


PlayCorner TV

PlayCorner TV

by Abeso Inc.

PlayCorner TV aggregates safe and educational content for toddlers and preschoolers using its proprietary filtering software. With PlayCorner TV, children can explore content on their own through the kid-friendly interface and safe search process. What's more, no other app has a comparable educational focus; children can access guided tours of different early childhood learning concepts such as safety, counting, and musical instruments.

iPhone and iPad: $1.99


Leo's Gyro Racing

Leo's Gyro Racing

by Kidaptive

In this fun educational game by Kidaptive, the creator of the Leo's Pad app, kids help Leo accelerate the Gyro Racer by spinning a wheel when a light flashes green. When the light turns off or flashes red, kids must stop swiping the screen to avoid collisions. With encouragement from Leo, kids enjoy powering the Gyro Racer while learning impulse control. As a learner gets better at racing, Leo's Gyro Racing challenges them with harder levels.

iPhone and iPad: Free


Books

The Adventures of Puppup: Lost at the Zoo Interactive Illustrated Kids Story Book for iPhone

The Adventures of Puppup: Lost at the Zoo Interactive Illustrated Kids Story Book for iPhone

by Graymedia

The Adventures of Puppup chronicles a particular day full of fantastical circumstances, as Puppup makes friends with various zoo animals on his quest to find his people.

iPhone: $0.99


Creative Play

My PlayHome Stores

My PlayHome Stores

by Shimon Young

New from the creators of the award winning "My PlayHome"! "My PlayHome Stores" allows your child to explore an open play world and play store without making a mess of your house! Take a walk down the street and look around 4 beautifully hand illustrated stores. Fancy a treat? Make yourself an ice cream and grab a slushie of your favorite color! Bored with your outfit? Choose a new one in the clothing store! Make yourself a juice drink at the fruit shop! Fill up a shopping cart in the supermarket and scan the items at the checkout!

iPhone and iPad: $1.99


Literacy

Spellyfish - Short A Words

Spellyfish - Short A Words

by Pyxwise Software Inc.

Come and join Spellyfish on a fun underwater spelling and reading adventure! The adorable and friendly Spellyfish will help your child learn phonics and the primary letter sounds and letter names for the alphabet. Spellyfish will also teach your child how words can be broken up into separate sounds and how the letter sounds can be blended together to form short words. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $0.99


Music

Spooky Grooves - Music Game for Kids by Twiny Vine

Spooky Grooves

by Twiny Vine

Play spooky sounds and create your own Halloween music! Fun anytime of the year. Tap out a tune with spooky background rhythms, then mix in a howling wolf or a cat's meow. Sneak up on someone and touch the "Boo". Includes hidden buttons! Can you find them all?

iPad: $1.99


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