The Pirate Koostoe is a beautiful interactive story book app with a great story and a wonderful message about treasures! A brand new iPad book app featuring stunning artwork, custom music, audio narration and various interactive features…
The Pirate Koostoe: top interactive iPad book App... a new Top Picks from Fun Educational Apps!
The Pirate Koostoe is a charming storybook for iPad and part of the "Tales of Midlandia” children book series. The first of a wonderful collection that offers humour, engaging and enriching stories for our little ones.
The Pirate Koostoe by Michael Scotto is the story of a little Midlandian with a big dream. He wants to be a pirate to find treasures... being a pirate is not that easy and things don’t really work out as planned. Being a pirate can make him do things that are not really nice and founding beautiful treasures? … A dream till the day Koostoe learns that he doesn't have to be a pirate to find treasures. Treasures can be a lot more than gold and shiny stuff!
The Pirate Koostoe is first a beautiful story with a wonderful message about moral and values that teaches our kids that sometimes what you want the most can be just around the corner!
It is a top quality storybook app for iPad and offers all the prerequisites to be classified as Best App for kids. It presents top quality animated illustration and artwork, touch-and teach interactive elements to increase vocabulary, and text highlights to support and develop early reading skills. It can be read 3 ways: “read-to-me”, “read-to-myself”, and “auto-play” a feature that we always like.
The kids at Fun Educational Apps really liked the story and found the illustrations, animations and interactive features splendid. They also enjoyed the open ended questions at the end of the book apps. It allowed them to think about the story and its message and to made them think about the future and what they would like to be. We had a nice discussion.
With this first storybook app for iPad, Midlandia Press goal was “to get children excited about reading … by offering creative and innovative products … that have high standards of quality for the stories and the illustrations." I would say mission accomplished!
Overall, The Pirate Koostoe is an impressive storybook app: great story, illustration, custom music. It engages the kids and teaches a great lesson. It offers the right amount of interactive features; just enough to keep the kids engaged without distracting them from the story … well I could go on .. but highly recommend that you check it out. It is has just been released and ON SALE for the Holiday Season for just 0.99 USD! … A new treasure for Fun Educational Apps Top Picks list!
Download now; upload to your new (or existing) iPad so you will be ready to read a wonderful storybook app with the kids on Christmas day!
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About the author:
Twenty-eight year old Michael Scotto has worked as a filmmaker, a saxophone player and an engineer's assistant, but his true passion has always been writing. He earned a degree in Creative Writing from Carnegie Mellon University in 2004, and he received his M.F.A in Dramatic Writing there in 2007. Today, Mr. Scotto is the author of over twenty picture books for young readers. Latasha and the Little Red Tornado is his first novel. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking and photography. In 2011, Scotto was honored as one of the "Pittsburgh 40 Under 40," which recognizes difference makers in the Western Pennsylvania region. He currently lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife.