The Jellybean Tunes App Report 95: Goodnight Mo

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Enjoy a bedtime book with the magical "Goodnight Mo," create stories with "Nightkeeper Zoo Story Pairs," and marvel at the amazing hand-drawn artwork in "Roxie's Puzzle Adventure." Plus, play with fire trucks, learn the basics of division, and read all about Carmen's adventures with apps this week from our family-friendly app network.

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- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes

Apps for Little Ones

Ask Me! Colors and Shapes: Preschool Edition

Ask Me! Colors and Shapes: Preschool Edition

by Eggroll Games

Engaging ages one and up with over 100 cute and colorful objects, Ask Me! Colors and Shapes encourages learning through narrated rhyme and hand-clapping music. Helpful hints ensure frustration-free play and incorrect answers are simply removed to reinforce a positive learning experience. Parental controls allow you to turn off sounds, music, purchases and links to our other apps. There are no ads. Your privacy is important to us. We do not collect personal information from our users. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $3.99, Google Play: $1.99


FireTrucks: 911 rescue (educational app for kids)

FireTrucks: 911 rescue

by Thematica

"Firetrucks: 911 rescue (educational app for kids)" is a new app for a kid who even once imagined himself as a fireman, rescue worker or lifeguard! What's new for this game? Almost everything! There are so many kinds of firetrucks, it is amazing! In the app you'll find 5 exciting and different firetrucks: offroad firetruck, vintage firetruck, etc. Thanks to the app your kid will learn a lot about firetrucks, their components and their purposes in use. (Watch Video)

iPad: $2.99, Google Play: Free + $1.99 In-App Purchase


Books

Goodnight Mo ~ 3D Interactive Pop-Up Book

Goodnight Mo

by StoryToys

Goodnight Mo is a magically sleepy and comforting bedtime book. As night falls and the moon rises, a cute little monster gets ready for bed. Beautiful imagery, gently rhyming narration, and soothing music make Mo's bedtime routine the perfect way to wind down before going to sleep. From the very first yawn, little ones will discover charming surprises in each of the 3D pop-up scenes: such as gently sending various animals to the land of nod, popping bubbles in a bath and brushing Mo's teeth. (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $2.99


DogCatChicken

DogCatChicken

by Creative Cat Media

DOG. CAT. CHICKEN. is a light-hearted tale of love for children of all ages. Grandma is all alone after her kids grow up and start their lives. Then one day, she meets an unexpected friend... then another... and another! This app includes 20 pages of an interactive story, with playful sounds and fun animations, and a multi-level matching game.

iPad: $2.99


Carmen’s Adventures

Carmen's Adventures

by Capybara AS

Carmen's Adventure is a new and exciting storybook series for iPad and iPhone. Award winning writer Marianne Kaurin and designer/illustrator Lena Brommesson Eidem have done a great job and the results are stories that children will love. Carmen lives at the very top of the tallest building in town. She leads an exciting life. Where reality ends, Carmen lets her imagination run wild. In the stories she stands face to face with wild lions and sneaky Crocodiles.

iPhone and iPad: $3.99


ESL (English as a Second Language)

Book and Ball 1

Book and Ball 1

by Ali Bahar

Lesson 1 for learning English. It lays the groundwork for the next lessons. We select the words, then build useful phrases. Book & Ball 2 will start sentences! This is not a flashcard app; our focus is on speaking sentences. The apps are tightly integrated, dependent upon each other for frequent reviews. Pronunciation is controlled & varied; the child must repeat aloud all the slow pronunciations. The app has a lesson & an exercise. No ads/collection/purchases/social. Only 1 link, to our site. (Watch Video)

iPad: Free


Jigsaw Puzzles

Roxie's Puzzle Adventure

Roxie's Puzzle Adventure

by OCG Studios

Finally the beautiful illustrations of Roxie Munro playable as a jigsaw puzzle. The amazing artwork with incredible complexity will keep you busy for hours. This gigantic maze from the "Roxie's a-MAZE-ing Vacation Adventure" game app is divided into 16 different puzzles. Each puzzle can be played with various difficulty levels.

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


Literacy

Night Zookeeper Story Pairs

Night Zookeeper Story Pairs

by Night Zookeeper

In Night Zookeeper Story Pairs every game is an adventure. Players compete in a game of Pairs, collecting unique magical animals that have been created by children from around the world. Every animal you collect comes with its own special Story Power. This could be a: plot, setting, object or challenge like using the word 'cylinder' or even something funny such as having to talk really slowly! (Watch Video)

iPhone and iPad: $0.99


Nagaram | anagraM

Nagaram The Premier Anagram App!

by Woof Systems

The Premier Anagram App! Find all the English words (of three letters or more) that can be formed from the letters of a word. Get hints and look up the definitions of unfamiliar words along the way.

iPhone and iPad: Free + $1.99 In-App Purchase, Amazon: $2.50, Nook: $2.99


Math

Montessori  Division

Montessori Division

by Kids17Fun

The Montessori Division app's design concept is from Montessori division board. It allows children to play the number of cookies and understand the concept of division. It uses share cookies concept to teach kids division concept. For example:18 ÷ 6 = 3. That can be said there are 18 cookies in the cookie jar, divided equally among to 6 children, each person can get 3 cookies. Kids can use Division Board to learn division concept, and play Division Game to help kids memorize. (Watch Video)

iPad: $0.99


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