Search Results: "Out To Play Interactive"


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

MOUSEHEART by Lisa Fiedler
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 20, 2014

"Another stalwart mouse with a brave heart will win fans in this captivating underground adventure. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
A naïve mouse discovers his true mettle when he's accidentally plunged into a world of warring rats, mice and feral cats in Brooklyn's underground transit tunnels. 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 >

BOOK REVIEW

RETURN OF THE FORGOTTEN by Lisa Fiedler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"A satisfying, exciting, and fitting finale to a memorable mouse saga. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
In this final volume of the Mouseheart Trilogy, warrior mouse Hopper seeks his estranged brother while a new traitor threatens the peace of underground Atlantia. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ALISTAIR GRIM'S ODD AQUATICUM by Gregory Funaro
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"Dive head-, feet-, or face-first into this delicious danger. (character list) (Fantasy. 10-13)"
If it's fear that keeps the senses sharp, all five of Grubb Grim's must be knives. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ZANOUBA by Out el Kouloub
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 1997

Zanouba ($39.95; paper $14.95; Jan. 15, 1997; 224 pp.; 0-8156-2718-1; paper 0-8156-0408-4): A portrayal of life in a late-19th-century harem, rich in descriptions of village customs, conflicts, and folklore, by a high-born Muslim author (18921968). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SNEAK A SNACK by U.n.I Interactive
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 20, 2013

"Like a Twinkie for an afternoon snack, it'll appeal to young readers, but it's a poor substitute for satisfying, nutrient-rich storytelling. (iPad storybook app. 4-9)"
Alex unravels the mystery of the mess that was his after-school snack. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHOO! CHOO! by Child's Play
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Cute but not exciting! (Board book. 1-3)"
An abundance of exclamation points helps to define this British import and its companions. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WINTER by Child's Play
by Child's Play, illustrated by Ailie Busby
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"An arbitrary listing of activities loosely connected by the concept of seasons, the book may be too wordy for toddlers and doesn't provide enough substance to engage preschoolers. (Board book. 2-3)"
A multiethnic cast of characters is shown cheerfully engaged in seasonal activities. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE WHEELS ON THE BUS—ASL by Child's Play
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"This series is not for novice singers of these classic songs nor those new to ASL, but the experienced should find them a delightful tool to aid singing and signing. (Board book. 6-18 mos.)"
Toddlers act out the classic song using American Sign Language. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOPPER'S DESTINY by Lisa Fiedler
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 17, 2015

"Mouse fantasy fans will cheer brave-hearted Hopper's latest adventure. (Animal fantasy. 8-12)"
In this sequel to Mouseheart (2014), warrior mouse Hopper finds himself on the streets of Brooklyn, where he discovers new allies for his efforts to bring peace to the rodents of the subway tunnels.Read full book review >