Weekly iPhone apps selection: Christmas stories, games and music for children
Thursday 23 December 2010
These fun Christmas apps are sure to delight your children this holiday season as they read and classic Christmas tales, sing along to new and old festive songs and discover the true meaning of the holiday season.
PopOut! The Night Before Christmas
PopOut! The Night Before Christmas is a Christmas-themed interactive popout-like book for children of all ages. The 50 beautifully illustrated pages come to life as the objects on them are touched, tilted or dragged. Complete with music, sound effects and "Read to Me" features for help with improved reading skills, "PopOut! The Night Before Christmas" is a holiday delight.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! - Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss's classic Christmas tale has been revamped for the iPhone with professional narration, background audio, interactive images and text that is highlighted as the book is read aloud. The book helps children (and the Grinch) to discover the true meaning of Christmas.
Jingle All The Way
This cute interactive storybook follows a little pup on his journey to find a home this Christmas. Each beautifully crafted page features animated characters and a narrated story line. Parents and children alike can have fun recording their own version of the story which can be saved and played back at a later date. There are also musical games and puzzles to keep the kids entertained.
Elmo's Monster Maker
Elmo's Monster Maker has been given a seasonal update adding dreidels, snowflakes and stockings to this popular monster-creating app. Children pick and choose features to add to their monster's body before sending their creation on its way to jump, play and interact with Elmo.
Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure
Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure takes kids on a fun-filled journey of story reading, interactive activities, music and mini-games. Children help Dora travel through time to learn the true spirit of Christmas.
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