Tag Archives: Loud Crow

A Charlie Brown Christmas – Loud Crow Interactive

12 Nov

A Charlie Brown Christmas - Loud CrowIf you are a fan of the 1965 classic movie, A Charlie Brown Christmas, then you are going to love this story app from Loud Crow. I’ve been waiting all year to review this one, as it is one of my favourite apps ever, and one of the first apps I ever purchased.  I rate it highly, not only in terms of supportive features for early readers, but for entertainment value as well.   Continue reading

Benjamin Bunny Pops Out with Peter Rabbit just in time for Easter

3 Apr
Illustration from children's book en:The Tale ...

Illustration from children’s book en:The Tale of Benjamin Bunny (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter will have its 110th birthday this October (Personal Trivia:  it was published just days after my paternal Grandmother was born) and it is just as fresh and wonderful for children today as it was at the beginning of last century.  It is a must-have book for the family bookshelf.  There are a few electronic versions available, including several on the iTunes App store, but today I’m just going to look at the treatment Loud Crow gives it in their version PopOut! The Tale of Peter Rabbit. The great news is that its sequel, PopOut! The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, was recently released.  Another Beatrix Potter Tale has also been given the Loud Crow treatment with PopOut!  The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, equally as fabulous.

If you can imagine a delightful vintage Pop-up book, then you’ve pretty much got the picture. Continue reading

Evaluating Apps: How to pick a good story app

16 Mar

When I look at reading apps for my children, I have a number of criteria in mind.  It is difficult to get an app that meets every requirement, but having these points in mind can help you separate the good from the mediocre. Continue reading

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