Looking for a book app to read along with the kids over the Holiday season? Thumbelina the Classic Fairy Tale from H. C. Anderson is always a good choice. Thumbelina : 3D Pop-up Fairy Tale By CluePoint Co., Ltd. Is a book-game app which offers 3D pop-up scenes with RPG (character role-playing game) elements of the characters in combination with interaction for young readers (interaction between user and computer).
Thumbelina has been reviewed by several reviewers at Review for Dev. Overall, this book app presents as a chapter book and stays close to the original from H. C. Anderson. it offers cute illustration and interactive features at the ends of each chapter to engage and entertain the kids.
Opinions varie from one use r to the other and some of the best comments includes: “neat app that totally engaged all of my children”; “A cute interactive story based app”; “The illustrations are lovely” " It includes problem solving, friends helping friends, and following directions"
On the downside this book app that would gain a lot with further improvements such as word highlight, a must have feature to help and support young readers and a better narration with more expression.
Overall it received a 3 Star Average on Review for Dev and following are all the comments.
Thumbelina : 3D Pop-up Fairy Tale is available for download via the iTunes App Store -
|Bethany P.: I have spent the last 19 years working as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the public schools. I help kids learn how to speak more clearly or with language/ grammar difficulties. I have my Master's Degree in Speech Pathology. I also have an elementary teaching degree. I have three teenagers at my house. I enjoy trying out new apps.
|Libby C.: I am a special education teacher working with elementary students with a wide range of disabilities, including speech language, physical, emotional and learning disabilities. I use apps with my students to motivate and engage them as we'll as to improve skills and remove barriers to learning.
|Kerry E.: I am a Spanish translator with a background in editing/proofreading, graphic design and typesetting. My family is very much into Macs, iPhones and iPads. My interests include fitness, cooking and music. I love watching my three kids learn about new subjects thanks to the wonderful educational apps that can be found in the App Store.
|Erica M.: I am a homemaker that volunteers on a weekly basis at my daughters school in the classroom. I have a passion for using electronics/apps as a tool for learning. Photography has been a hobby of mine since I was a little girl. We have the iMac pc, the iPad2. And the iPod Touch 5th generation to test on.
|Gadi A.: I am married with 5 kids. I myself am 48, my kids ages are between 7 and 22. As a family we use almost every type of app imaginable. Personally I love computing, movies and good music. My wife and I play sports and walk our family dog regularly. I love game apps, reading and media apps.
|Julie A.: I'm a speech language pathology. I love using apps in treatment sessions. In my spare time I read, surf the net, play on my iPad, watch tv, and watch movies. I enjoy attending Oklahoma State football games.
|Ontoinette T.: I am a mother of a child with global developmental delays who aspires to one day develop apps for children with special needs for the Apple app market. I love technology and evaluating apps will provide me with valuable insight into the variety of apps that are available and assist me in defining the characteristics of the apps I plan to develop.
|marina w.: I have a lot of interest in the technology sector and love viewing and reviewing apps for developers. I also enjoy seeing the new ideas developers come up with as well as giving my input to improve the apps
|Courtney D.: My name is Courtney and I am an SLP. I love working with children of all ages, but find I have a particular passion for children with special needs. I love technology and the impact it can have on the students in the therapy room.
|melissa r.: An energtic stay at home mum of a toddler, preschooler and school aged kids. I work from home as an accountant when my kiddies let me. Husband is a critical care clinical educator with a passion for sport.We think the ipad is an amazing educational tool. Love discovering new apps that all of us will enjoy.
Disclaimer: Guest review from our partner Reviewfordev.com and Fun Educational Apps was paid an admin fee for its publication.
Have Fun With Apps!
If you want to discover more Fun Educational Apps make sure to subscribe to our RSS feed and our news letter to receive regular update on great Fun Educational Apps and for great offers visit our kids apps deals
And if your are looking for more great apps for kids … Discover AppStar Picks, a kids apps catalogue with hundreds of apps reviewed!