Search Results: "Loud Crow Interactive"


BOOK REVIEW

THE LITTLE PEOPLE by Loud Crow Interactive
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 17, 2014

"A cozy, humorous change of pace from previous (mildly) scary encounters. (Requires iOS 6 and above.) (iPad folk-tale app. 6-9)"
More creatures from First Nations folklore greet young Thomas and Lily on their third visit to their grandparents' cabin in the Canadian Rockies (The Story of Kalkalilh, 2013, etc.).Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE STORY OF KALKALILH by Loud Crow Interactive
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Not too spooky for bedtime yet with distinct chiller-diller potential, this folk tale marries tradition and modernity with great style. (iPad folk-tale app. 6-9)"
Two children have trouble staying in bed until their Mooshum, their grandfather, tells them a Coast Salish cautionary tale featuring a "scary old woman who eats the toes of children as if they were grapes!" Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

POP OUT! THE TALE OF SQUIRREL NUTKIN by Beatrix Potter
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 12, 2011

"While Peter Rabbit was a groundbreaking app, this one suffers not at all from building over the same template: It is elegance defined. (iPad storybook app. 2-10)"
Not as stunning or surprising as Loud Crow Interactive's previous Potter adaptation, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, its take on her subsequent, squirrel tale is nevertheless a clever, faithful retelling. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IRON MAN MARK VII by Loud Crow Interactive
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 11, 2012

"Straight marketing fluff that offers a gallery of highlights in place of a storyline and is just worth its price (free). (iPad movie tie-in app. 9-12)"
Punctuated by driving beats of melodramatic background music and blasts of weapons fire, Tony Stark works on successive iterations of his Iron Man armor while facing villains from his earlier solo films in this digital minicomic. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOO, BAA, LA LA LA! by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2011

"Boynton and Loud Crow deliver another excellent enhanced e-book that fires on all literary, technological and artistic cylinders. (iPad storybook app. 1-4)"
The iPad adaption of Boynton's bestselling board book surveys animals and the sounds they make. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BARNYARD DANCE by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 26, 2011

"What at first may seem like an over-the-top adaptation of a simple board book manages to retain the small-scale charms of the original while offering many new ways to enjoy one rollicking hootenanny. (iPad board-book app. 1-5)"
Packed with silly, playful animation and perfectly fitting music and narration, this adaptation of Boynton's board book gets the tone and whimsy just right. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLUE HAT, GREEN HAT by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 30, 2011

"Simple in the best sense of the word and as entertaining as any runway event out there. (iPad storybook app. 2-4)"
Four characters put on a winning fashion show that teaches words and colors to early readers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE GOING TO BED BOOK by Sandra Boynton
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2011

"Peter Rabbit while styling itself perfectly to Boynton's whimsy. (Ipad board-book app. 1-3)"
Preserving the look of the classic board book—even to the trim size and rounded corners—this makeover folds new into old in such inventive ways that it may take more than a few passes to discover all the interactive features. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHARLIE BROWN'S ALL-STARS! by Charles M. Schulz
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 19, 2013

"It all comes together perfectly in this top-notch take on Peanuts—an easy home run. (iPad storybook app. 3-10)"
An adaptation of a 1966 baseball-themed Peanuts TV special preserves Schulz's gloomy wisdom in seamlessly designed fashion. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS by Loud Crow Interactive
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 17, 2011

"An unparalleled holiday treasure. If Santa could only deliver one app this Christmas, he'd be wise to select this one. (iPad storybook app. 3-9)"
Loaded with interactive gems and rich features, this adaptation takes the beloved 1965 television special to soaring new heights. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THREE LITTLE PIGS CLASSIC by ADS Interactive
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 26, 2012

"With so many superior versions of the same story available for the iPad, it's difficult to recommend such an unpleasant, halfhearted effort. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
Slapdash, inconsistently styled and needlessly grim, this off-putting take on the traditional tale is an unwelcome slog through cold mud. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SENDA AND THE GLUTTON DRAGON by Soyo Interactive
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 20, 2014

"Still, it's very hard to resist a dragon who finally eats his vegetables; parents who are trying to wean a child off an all-sugar diet should take a look. (Requires iOS 6 and above.) (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
A candy-devouring dragon is at the heart of this fairy-tale-themed bedtime story. Read full book review >