Search Results: "Yippee Arts"


BOOK REVIEW

RAPUNZEL by Silvia  Álvarez
adapted and illustrated by Silvia Álvarez, developed by Yippee Arts
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 28, 2011

"Adequate interactive effects and above-average visuals are wasted on a hacked-out, poorly told story line. (iPad storybook app. 7-10)"
Beautiful illustrations are no compensation for the awful translation and incoherent plot of this "adaption" (as the narrator puts it). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANGELINA BALLERINA'S NEW BALLET TEACHER by Callaway Digital Arts
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 9, 2011

"A sweet story that will likely put a twinkle in diminutive toes. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
Angelina Ballerina gets a new dance instructor and learns to accept that there's more than one "right" way to do things. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ENDLESS ALPHABET by Callaway Digital Arts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 24, 2013

"Promising, though the navigation needs tweaking, and the glossary is still in an early stage. (iPad alphabet app. 4-7)"
Googly eyed cartoon letter-monsters scatter and can be nudged back into order to form words in this hyperactive vocabulary builder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANOTHER MONSTER AT THE END OF THIS BOOK by Callaway Digital Arts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 23, 2011

"From Elmo's opening tutorial to the closing ticklefest, a treat and a half for preschoolers and parents alike. (learning activities section for adult sharers, thumbnail image index) (iPad storybook app. 3-5)"
In an equally rousing sequel to The Monster at the End of This Book (print edition, 1971; app version, 2011) Elmo drags a reluctant Grover through one page after another toward a second "monster." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HERO OF THE RAILS by Callaway Digital Arts
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2011

"A solid, interactive reading experience for kids who are more inclined to watch a video than to pick up a book. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
Thomas fans are in for a treat, as this app delivers the same predictable experience they relish in video and book form, gently augmented with interactive enhancements. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TERRI AT THE MARKET by Ancsa Hohol
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2013

"All soups considered, Terri's veggie adventure is decent fare for patient picky eaters. (Requires iOS 6.1 & up.) (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
Two trips to the farmers market upend a picky eater's veggie perspective. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOUR LITTLE PIGS by Kimara Nye
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 14, 2011

"The app price ($7.99 at the time of review) may make you squeal, but still it's a creative and charming alternative to standard swine fare. (iPad storybook app. 5-9)"
After complaining that a common fairy tale is boring and predictable, Tom is "spelled" into the story by his witch-grandmother. Read full book review >