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fashion

Pretty Fabulous Fashion Activity

Review Excerpt: Sixteen coloring and problem solving activities provide a nice variety of fashion-themed activities, despite being a bit clumsy at points. See also Meerkat Puzzles for ...
pierre

Pierre et le Loup (Peter and the Wolf)

Review Excerpt: The worlds of animation, film and interactive media collide in this orchestral blend of games and videos, based on Peter and the Wolf by Sergueï Prokofiev. Content ...
ovecolor

OverColor

Review Excerpt: This visual brainteaser asks you to copy a model, using a set of geometric overlays. The puzzles start easy and get harder; or you can easily jump to a harder level ...
jack

Jack and the Beanstalk by Nosy Crow

Review Excerpt: As with many ebooks, you start with the choice of two confusing options — “Read and Play” and “Read by Myself” (ironically, both require ...
busytown

Busytown Mysteries

Review Excerpt: This is a slightly interactive animated mystery featuring Richard Scarry inspired Busytown characters. This app uses a “freeview” technique, that requires ...
pizza

Motion Math: Pizza!

Review Excerpt: This applied math experience gives meaning to those endless math facts. How? By putting you in charge of your own pizza business. In order to keep your customers happy ...
school

Wubbzy’s Magic School

Review Excerpt: Based on “Meet the Wuzzles,” this app lets your child play along with Wubbzy and pals, Daizy, Walden and Widget. In the story, when Wubbzy and his friends ...
Print

Brain Jump With Ned the Neuron

Review Excerpt: This set of memory games uses playful, animated characters that look like they might have come from an episode of Spongebob Squarepants. While we didn’t like the ...
advent

Binny’s Advent Calendar 2013

Review Excerpt: Ready to count down the days to Christmas? This nicely illustrated smart calendar knows what day it is automatically, and it serves up a simple activity each day. The ...
quickmath

Quick Math+

Review Excerpt: Featuring multi-levels, a social leader board, and a classroom friendly interface, this sequel to Quick Math introduces some new game modes that deal with memory and ...
haunted

Haunted House Activity Book

Review Excerpt: Turn your child’s iPad or iPhone into a haunted house, with this Halloween app. Like other StoryToys apps, you swipe through the adventure by turning eight 3D ...
bugs2

Bugs and Buttons 2

Review Excerpt: This follow up to Bugs and Buttons (CTR February 2012), contains another well crafted set of 18 math and logic activities. If you liked the first edition, you’ll ...
strawberryshortcake

Strawberry Shortcake Berry Best Friends

Review Excerpt: In the 20 screen story, Strawberry Shortcake and her friends are practicing to impress a scout from Berry Big City for an upcoming talent show. The only problem is that ...
SoundMatch4

SoundMatch

Review Excerpt: In this sound matching (audio-memory) game of concentration, your goal is to match the sounds with their corresponding image. You are presented with a set of cards that ...
sleepingbeauty2

Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty: A 3D Popup Book

Review Excerpt: This StoryToys’ rendition of Sleeping Beauty contains 35 story-related puzzles to solve. As with other StoryToy titles, each page pops up as a 3D stage, presenting ...
matchblitz

Match Blitz

Review Excerpt: This fast-paced multiplayer (two to four players at once) iPad app lets you race against your friends to try to spot the matching symbols, scattered around the screen. ...
hideseek

Abricot Games – Hide & Seek

Review Excerpt: This hidden object app fills every pixel of your screen with detailed art, along with a simple challenge — to find one of four characters shown on the bottom of ...
littlered

Little Red Riding Hood

Review Excerpt: This interactive edition of Little Red Riding Hood is full of surprises. Don’t worry — the classic foreshadowing of being eaten by the wolf has been preserved ...
maze123

Fairytale Maze 123

Review Excerpt: This is a collection of 20 mazes, each designed around a popular fairytale theme. In one maze, you lead the prince to Rapunzel; in another you help the three little ...
cinderella

Disney Princess Cinderella

Review Excerpt: This is a solid retelling of Disney’s Cinderella, with three modes, (read it myself, read to me, and record my voice). Content includes a sing-a-long to the classic ...
play123

Play 123

Review Excerpt: Here’s a collection of ten “virtual manipulatives”  –  innovative minigames that are easy to learn and full of responsive play opportunities ...
hive

Hive Activity Centre, The

Review Excerpt: Five activities feature the animated bee characters from the Disney Junior TV show. There’s a jigsaw puzzle, a game of concentration, racing, coloring and a spot ...
doki

Doki Explores the Ocean

Review Excerpt: Created by LivoBooks in partnership with the Discovery Kids, this app is supposed to help you learn about sea life. Features include the ability to toggle between English, ...
gromemo

Gro Memo

Review Excerpt: This game of concentration uses 29 animated routines that have an environmental theme. The more you play, the more levels you can unlock. There are no third-party advertising ...
sneakysam

Sneaky Sam

Review Excerpt: Featuring colorful illustrations by Australian Binny Talib (www.binny.com.au), this 11 screen story is about a boy who likes to cause mischief by spraying a cat with ...
thinkinthings

Thinkin’ Things 1: Toony the Loon’s Lagoon

Review Excerpt: Back in the days of mono-touch and non-HD graphics, Thinkin’ Things was cutting edge. The first edition scored 5 stars back in 1993; one of the first and few software ...
quick

Quick Images

Review Excerpt: The app starts with six types of numerical representations, such as “Ten Frames” and “Rekenrek”  models which are used in many school curriculums. ...
pooh

Disney Winnie the Pooh Wonder and Wander

Review Excerpt: Winnie the Pooh takes on a modern, collage-style look with this collection of five generic games. Activities include a Simon-says game with musical animals, a coloring ...
animalfarm

Animal Farm 3 in 1

Review Excerpt: This app features three games that feature farm animals. Sticker is an animal sticker play-set, where children drag and drop to place the funny animals on the farm. ...
white

Pokémon White Version 2

Review Excerpt: Good news for Pokemon fans: two versions of Pokémon for Nintendo DS, with backward compatibility with previous Pokémon games. Our seasoned players gave them both a ...
black

Pokémon Black Version 2

Review Excerpt: Featuring some new sharing options and new worlds to explore, this is one of two Pokémon titles that our testers called “the same game, with different covers.” ...
lego

LEGO Creationary Halloween

Review Excerpt: Here’s a game of LEGO Creationary with a haunted Halloween theme. Like the original title (see CTR August 2012) the timed guessing game lets you earn points by ...
perry

Where’s My Perry

Review Excerpt: This logic puzzle is based on the “Where’s My Water” format. It features first-rate Disney characters and music from Disney’s Phineas & Ferb ...
swan

Swan Lake, The

Review Excerpt: This is an ebook version inspired from the Tchaikovsky ballet Swan Lake, complete with narration and orchestrated background music. The story follows the ballet, as ...
kim

Professor Kim – What’s Missing Here?

Review Excerpt: Can you spot the missing sea creature, before the other player? This classification experience presents this type of simple early logic challenge, starting with smaller, ...

LEGO Creationary

Review Excerpt: This is a timed guessing game, that lets you earn points by correctly identifying which object is being constructed (out of Lego blocks, naturally) on the screen. The ...
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Bugs and Bubbles Earns a Rare 5 Star Rating

Bugs and Bubbles, $2.99, by Little Bit Studio, LLC http://itunes.apple.com/app/bugs-and-bubbles/id500195730?ls=1&mt=8 Fun, fast and good for building emerging math skills, Bugs ...
eyes

Look in My Eyes Restaurant

Review excerpt: This a memory game designed to provide practice making eye contact, or “eye contact skills.” It is designed for use with children with special needs, specifically ...
jack

Jack and the Beanstalk

Review excerpt: This is a 32 screen rendition of Jack and the Beanstalk that follows the original story line, with audio narration, read-along text, and some interactive features. Created ...
putt

Putt Putt Saves the Zoo (iPad)

Review excerpt: This title has been rereleased several times over the years (this is the 16th Putt Putt title in our database). In 2008, it was sold at retail computers. In case you ...
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