List/Grid Tag Archives: comprehension

horseshow

If I Ran the Horse Show

Review Excerpt: This 29 screen “book app” lets you join the Cat in the Hat, as he visits a horse show and explores the horse related vocabulary that is surprisingly un-watered ...
homer

Learn With Homer

Review Excerpt: Comprehensive technology reading based systems are as old as the dinosaurs, and IBM’s Writing to Read. So what’s new with this one? Two things — it’s ...
littlewords

7 Little Words for Kids

Review Except: What’s another word for an old dinosaur bone? How about a sweet treat? The answer is hidden in a 4 x 4 grid of word squares, each with a bit of a word such as FO, ...
ruckus

Ruckus Reader

Review excerpt: Ruckus Reader is one of several leveled ebook delivery systems for iPad (see also Booksy and Storia). It is available both by subscription ($25 for six months), or you ...
mummy

Cut! It’s a Wrap! The Secret of the Mummy from the Cellar

Review excerpt: Designed for older (upper elementary) readers, this 40 page/screen story is about life at the animal film studios, where The Fox is the director. The mystery has to ...
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Disney Guilty Party

Review excerpt: This who-done-it mystery party game for one to four players (either competitive or cooperative) lets you and your friends play as detectives. You become part of the ...
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I SPY Spooky Mansion (Wii)

Review excerpt: While this isn’t the first 3D I Spy title (see I Spy Universe) this is the first time the 3D graphics have been combined under one theme, along with a better clue ...
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Leapster Explorer: Disney Princess Pop-Up Story Adventures

Review excerpt: This new format Leapster cartridge (for Leapster Explorer only) targets girls with seven princess-themed games. As you flip through pages of the book, reading-related ...
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Cosmos Chaos

Review Excerpt: As you move around the map of a town, you can visit ten locations where you “talk” (read dialog boxes) to shop keepers or other characters. At various points, ...
flips

FLIPS The Bubonic Builders

Review Excerpt: Turn your Nintendo DSi into an ebook, with this series of six titles, found in Nintendo’s DSiWare store for 500 points (roughly $5). To buy the book, you must ...
twilight

Twilight: Scene It?

Review Excerpt: The Wii version of Twilight Scene It? turns your TV screen into a trivia game show for up to four players. The content includes 500 questions, which are answered using ...
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My SAT Coach

Review Excerpt: Get out your #2 stylus, because your Nintendo DS is now a test prep experience. Based on content from The Princeton Review’s test prep program, My SAT Coach contains ...
Frank the frog

Gigi and Frank: The Birthday

This is a simply designed, scripted narrated story  for the iPhone/iPod that tells the tale of Gigi (the giraffe) and Frank (the frog). Children hear a bit of homemade narration and ...
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