Baboon Bert is a top interactive storybook app for iPad to let your kids learn about diversity and self-acceptance. It offers an original story about a young baboon who tries to hide his difference to be accepted by his other animal friends. Fun with great illustrations and an amazing number of interactive features (over 200!), your kids will want to read it over and over again!
Baboon Bert: Storybook App with Games and Interactive features
Bert is a young baboon looking forward to go to summer camp to have fun and make new friends. All goes well till his new friends discover that, as all baboon do, Bert has no fur on his bum.
Bert feels uncomfortable and ready to find solutions to hide his difference to be accepted by his new friends. But … is hiding your differences the best way to make friends? Follow Bert in this humoristic adventure and found out what is his best solution!
What Fun Educational Apps liked!
Bert Baboon is a great iPad storybook app. It is highly interactive, offers an original story with beautiful illustrations and a great narration. The kids at Fun Educational Apps liked it a lot. They had to read it several time to discover all the various features.
If you read Bert Baboon with your kids make sure you have some time as this book app will take a lot longer to read thanks to all the interactions and games spread out through out the book. First, Fun Educational Apps liked the story. It offers a nice introduction to approach the discussion about self esteem and self acceptance with the kids. Going over the story your kids will discover that sure, if you are different you can try to hide it but sooner or later, your true self always come back. The story help kids to look at differences and realize that it is not because you are different that you are not likable. Baboon Bert shows kids that appearance is not the most important thing but being accepted for who you are is.
Second, on an app point of view, Baboon Bert is a well executed app. It offers lots of activities and games for fun learning and includes: Tic Tac Toe, Pack Bert's Bag, Mango catch and count, Scavenger Hunt / Find Hidden Object, Jigsaw Puzzle as well as over 200 interactive animations. Kids here enjoyed sliding the car when Bert’s Dad drop him at the camp, packing the bag for camp, moving the clouds to make it rain.... And a lot more.
Finally, if you think you missed some features, go to the info page that will lead you to the index. You will see all 21 pages and under each one a summary of what you can do. Once there, note that you can easily go back to the story simply by double tapping on a page.
Overall, Baboon Bert is a top fun educational app. It offers a great story and a rich interactive experience for the kids... An iPad Storybook app that your kids will want to read and play over and over again... My kids did and hope yours will do to.
Baboon Bert is available for download via the iTunes App Store - iPad App
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