Speech with Milo: Interactive Storybook is a great universal (iPhone/iPod/iPad) app in the fun educational app series Speech with Milo specially designed to help kids develop and strengthen language skills. This time, Kids go off to the park for an adventure with Milo and its friends. Developed by Poorani Doonan, a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, it offers great educational value for parents, teachers and speech therapists.
Promoting storytelling to young children can be a great support to their development. It actively engages them. To help you develop storytelling with your kids you may want to look at Speech with Milo: Interactive Storybook, a top fun educational app that will keep any child interested via many interactive features and encourage storytelling with the record option.
Speech with Milo: Interactive Storybook is the story of Milo and his friend at the park. It features an original story with characters, plot, events, and a linear story progression selected carefully in order to develop and informally assess speech and language skills.
The story is simple so you can focus on language skills. Each page contains bright and fun illustrations and various sounds effects. Follow Milo and find out what happens, see how he feels and interact with his friends, a great way to open the discussion with your kids and a nice support to speak about feelings.
On each page kids can listen to what happen, interact with all the various object or practice storytelling by recording themselves retelling the story with their own words. Thanks to all the various settings, this app offers many different use to suit your various educational needs.
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As with other apps from the series – Speech with Milo – one of our favourite features is the settings options. It allows you to customize the app according to the need of your children. You can choose to listen to the narration or turn it off, have the text displayed or not and encourage your kids to tell the story on their own. Kids at Fun Educational Apps loved to record and listen to themselves, a top hit! If you want your kids to just focus on the story and decide not to have any interactive features, you can do so via the settings.
Another great feature is the “listen” button. The story does not unfold by itself. Kids will need to tap on the button in order to listen. It gives you the time to speak about the story with your kids, encourage them to describe what happen before listening to the narration. You can also have your kids record their story first and then listen to the narrator. It is all up to you.
Overall, Speech with Milo: Interactive Storybook is a top storybook app that offers a great educational and replay value. It is well done and will support toddlers and pre-schoolers language skills development. It also offers great support to speech therapist and parents with special needs children, all at a very affordable price. We are adding it to our Fun Educational Apps favourite list because of the concept and educational value!
Speech with Milo: Interactive Storybook is available for download via the iTunes App Store- iOS unversal
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