Search Results: "Curious Circus"


BOOK REVIEW

MAX'S TEMPER TURNAROUND by Michael-Paul  Terranova
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 11, 2011

"Readers will be G-LA-D that they accompanied Max on his barely restrained rampage and subsequent cool down. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
A well-designed and humorous concept book shines with just a few well-chosen effects. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SOUNDS WE MAKE by Curious Circus
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 29, 2012

"A no-frills, sound-effects-driven 'story' that has a decent rhythm, reliable interactive elements, simple navigation and a splash of age-appropriate vulgarity thrown in for good measure. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
A basic exploration of assorted bodily sounds, including—and perhaps featuring—those considered "rude." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SPLOTCH: THE CENTER by Michael-Paul  Terranova
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 18, 2011

"Sketchy but oddly effective. (iPad storybook app. 6-8, adult)"
A minimalist fable featuring an inkblot, a blank page and (aside from page "turns") a single animated effect. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DO YOU LOVE ME? by Joost Elffers
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"Warm, if not fuzzy. (Picture book. 2-5)"
One half of the How Are You Peeling? team (with Saxton Freymann, 1999) leaves food behind to combine forces with the producers of The Little Einsteins TV show to create "the Snuzzles," mouthless, shiny-eyed, balloon-like animals in saturated hues. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FANCY NANCY AND THE LATE, LATE, LATE NIGHT by Jane O’Connor
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 27, 2010

"Besides the zoom and voice-over features, the app makes limited use of leveraging the iPad's platform, making it fall sadly short of fancy. (iPad storybook app. 5-9)"
Captivated by a scrapbook of classic Hollywood stars, Fancy Nancy stays up late imagining herself a starlet donning a glamorous dress, posing for photographs and giving out autographs. Read full book review >