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GAMES InfoManager It’s back to school time — but it’s not all about the three ‘Rs’ … some fun mixed in there too. Follow along . . .
* Electronic books for children are reinventing reading * Best kids’ iOS singing game * Bubbling Math – Education Game * Sea Life Matching Pairs Memory Game * Who Says Moo? * A Leaf In My Hair * Walkabout for iOS, Puzzling
. . . and more!


Electronic books for children are reinventing reading

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When TouchyBooks first appeared on the iPhone and iPad platforms in October 2010 the bookstore app included 5 titles in three languages and offered children a new way to experience books and offered parents a safe and organized way to choose books.
      Since then the app has grown to have more than 70 titles in five languages and expects to have 200 titles by the end of 2011. This bookstore has received more than 700,000 user/parent downloads
READ THIS REPORT Full story : TouchyBooks
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Best kids’ iOS singing game

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Staraoke is a game that lets children control a cartoon character on their screen by singing along to various songs. Designed especially for 4 to 9 year old children, the software recognizes the singer’s pitch and keeps the character on the path unless you sing off key. If you sing correctly, the character stays on the path and you ramp up points.
      Included with this Staraoke kids’ singing game are four popular kids’ songs: “Brother John”, “Itsy Bitsy Spider”, “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” and “Old MacDonald had a Farm”. An option to purchase more songs is now included as well.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : BeiZ Ltd Staraoke
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Bubbling Math – Education Game

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For Children 1st to 4th grades, Bubbling Math helps kids practice elementary math operations. It is a real game, complete with levels, music, sounds, and awards. It also contains a module that allows parents to choose which types of tasks they want their children to practice, and to review wrong answers afterward. iPad version is available as well.
      * 9 different graphic levels with music and sounds * Task configuration – easy, but powerful – to help you set what the child will practice * Parents section – with detailed results * Awards for each level * English, German, French, Chinese, Japanese
READ THIS REPORT Full story : TappyTaps Bubbling Math
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Sea Life Matching Pairs Memory Game

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Sea Life is a funny and adorable Matching Pairs Memory Game for everyone who loves the underwater world. It will enjoy your kids and whole family with cute and lovely drawn artwork including more than 20 different cars with 3 levels of difficulty. In addition this game will sharp your mind by training your visual memory and ability to concentrate attention.
      Benefits: * Visual memory training * Increasing of short term memory * Concentration improvement * iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Irina Schens’s Sea Life Matching Pairs Memory Game
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Who Says Moo?

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This dynamic interactive ebook invites toddlers to explore a variety of animals on a farm and discover the sounds they make. Colorful illustrations and clever animations engage and entertain toddlers and preschoolers. Parents and family members will love the voice recording feature making them the narrator of the story
      * Rhythmic story. Auditory training with “sing-song” repetition keeps even the youngest child engaged and laughing along * Compatible with iPad
READ THIS REPORT Full story : KneeBouncers,
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A Leaf In My Hair

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Geared specifically towards children, A Leaf in My Hair is a vibrantly animated storybook app that throws users into the whimsical world of Jarvis the hedgehog. The app’s story follows Jarvis and the wacky games and adventures he embarks on while trying to get a leaf out of his hair. This kid friendly e-book is a guaranteed blast for young ones.
      This storybook is very well rounded and user-friendly as a whole. It features an intuitive interface, animation designed by professional artists specifically for the app, as well as a uniquely entertaining plotline. * for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Light Sleepers Studios – A Leaf In My Hair
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Walkabout for iOS, Puzzling

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With its simple concept, meticulously crafted levels, colorful graphics and enjoyable gameplay, Walkabout immediately appeals to children as well as adults.
      In Walkabout 1.65 for iOS, players must plan a route, walking across a beautifully drawn 3D environment consisting of tiled squares, and pick up all the stars on the level. The difficulty arises when players realize that they cannot navigate over the same tile twice. . . iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, and Android
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Base 2 Solutions : Walkabout
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