Rhyme, read, grow, spell, play. The 36th app report brings you the latest news and product announcements from our network of family-friendly app developers. If you have news to announce, or simply want to get a sneak peek at next week's news, visit the Product Announcements forum.
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Apps for Little Ones
|Pre-K RHYME HD by Holt Smith Ltd: The PRE-K RHYME HD parent developed school readiness app is a compelling rhyming primer that helps children scaffold the concept of letters, word structure, and rhyming. iPad: $1.99|
|The Very Hungry Bum by Claudia Rowe: Like a very famous caterpillar, The Very Hungry Bum consumes quite a lot. The Very Hungry Bum is for kids who like to giggle, for adults who already know, very well, what the caterpillar ate and for all those undies in our lives that were just not up to the task. iBooks for iPhone and iPad: $2.99|
|The Owl Says Hoot HD by PicPocket Books: The Owl Says Hoot takes young children out into a wonderful warm world of animals then back to their own familiar surroundings. A lovely bedtime story for toddlers and young children, this lightly interactive and animated story book app features soothing repetitive verse to help send your little ones off to dreamland. iPad: $1.99|
|Green Radventures: Book 2 by Snowball, LLC: Join Nico, his babysitter Hannah, and the kooky Green Minstrel as they enjoy the magic of growing their own food! The Green RADventures of Nico is a completely immersive experience that teaches respect and love for the Earth by capturing children's attention, emotion and interest. (Watch Video) iPhone: $0.99, iPhone: Free (Lite), iPad: $2.99, iPad: Free (Lite)|
|Spelling: Squeebles Words by KeyStageFun: The latest game in the Squeebles series is here, with complete customisation of spelling tests for each child, three test modes, and an engaging mini game kids get to play as a reward for doing well in their spelling tests. iPhone and iPad: $1.99|
|Bigmouth Keep Fit by Vox Aux: Bigmouth helps children practise lip and tongue movements, making funny faces along the way! Whether it's for therapy or just for fun Bigmouth Keep Fit is engaging and fun to join in. iPhone: $2.99|
Sales and Promotions
|Trunky is developer of the week at AppAble and they will be running specials on their apps all week (week of June 25).|
My First App Vehicles by appp media: Celebrating 10,000 downloads! Three great games are featuring lots of vehicles (police car, truck, horse carriage, loader... ) in awesome pictures. No language skills are required. On SALE until June 30th. iPhone and iPad: $0.99 (sale price)
News and Reviews
|Spanish Word Book and Puzzle Box HD by Anlock: is being featured by Apple as New and Noteworthy in the Education category in Spain and 14 Latin American countries! iPad: $1.99 + In-App Purchases, iPad (Lite): Free - Fun Educational App Review / AppStar Picks Selection|
|NxtApp 4 Kids by ICON, LLC: KinderTown has selected NxtApp 4 Kids as one of Seven Innovative Apps for Early Learning and writes "NxtApp 4 Kids gives your child a chance to practice number sequencing while applying knowledge of operations in 5 levels of this fill in the number app." iPhone and iPad: $1.99 Note: will be half-price June 29. Fun Educational App Review / AppStar Picks Selection|
|Jellybean Tunes: Learn to Read and Compose Music by Garry Froehlich: Reviewed by a music teacher at Apps Educativas (review is in Spanish, app is in English). Spoiler: she loves it! iPad: $2.99 Fun Educational App Review / AppStar Picks Selection|
Updates and New Versions
|Grimm's Frog King Lite by JustKidsApps - Katrin Draemann Barothy: Enjoy Grimm's Frog King both in the traditional version of the Grimm's folktale as well as in a version that is... well, not so traditional. Narrated by professional young voice actors this version will make you and your children croak with laughter! iPad: Free|
|Balloon Kids Words by Bongly: Learn to read and pronounce letters and words with colorful balloons and bubble popping. Adds Spanish, Chinese and a navigation bar. iPhone and iPad - Free + In-App Purchase|
Kids Fun by toomanyscreens: Freely enjoy 13 different games and activities! If you like Kids Fun for iPhone (and you will), unlock more than 70 games and activities to play, create, observe, learn and have fun while discovering nature and its animals, directly within the app! iPhone: Free + In-App Purchase, iPad: Free + In-App Purchase
Sight Words Hangman by Marcel Widarto: Sight Words Hangman entertains and engages your child, while increasing their vocabulary, spelling and reading levels. Updated with 10 more word lists and 100 more words. iPhone and iPad: $1.99
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