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Inside Out: Storybook Deluxe - Android Version

Inside Out: Storybook Deluxe - Android Version
by Disney

Price: 6.99$
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Android

Overall Score: 88/100

version reviewed: 1.0

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Best for: Interactive books, Early literacy, Understanding of the world

What it is and what you do with it: a storybook based on the Disney feature movie Inside Out.

About 26 interactive page/scenes + 2 creative activities.

What we liked: the story and visuals based on the original film. Interactions complementing the storyline. Contains video clips and quotes from the film. Professional narration. Extra features (the Memory Sphere Maker and Dream Maker).

What we didn't like: no text highlighting.

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Inside Out: Storybook Deluxe

Inside Out: Storybook Deluxe
by Disney

Price: 6.99$
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iPhone + iPad

Overall Score: 88/100

version reviewed: 1.0

reviewed:


Best for: Interactive books, Early literacy, Understanding of the world

What it is and what you do with it: a storybook based on the Disney feature movie Inside Out.

About 26 interactive page/scenes + 2 creative activities.

What we liked: the story and visuals based on the original film. Interactions complementing the storyline. Contains video clips and quotes from the film. Professional narration. Extra features (the Memory Sphere Maker and Dream Maker).

What we didn't like: no text highlighting.

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Read with Doc: Letters and Sounds

Read with Doc: Letters and Sounds
by Disney

Price: 3.99$
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iPhone + iPad

Overall Score: 87/100

version reviewed: 1.1

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Best for: Education, Attention & concentration, Early literacy, Language

What it is and what you do with it: a set of 5 educational mini-games for early reading practice.

Activities include: tracing lowercase and uppercase letters, recognizing letters and letter sounds, matching rhyming words, syllable counting and recognizing beginning, middle and ending sounds in words.

What we liked: the concept. Good range activities developing early reading skils. Original 3D artwork and animations. Narration and spoken instructions. Overall quality of the app. Great fun for Doc McStuffins fans.

What we didn't like: the activities may get repetitive after some time.

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Disney Color and Play - Android Version

Disney Color and Play - Android Version
by Disney

Price: free
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May contain in-app purchases
Android

Overall Score: 85/100

version reviewed: 1.7

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Best for: Crafts, Attention & concentration, Creativity, Eye-hand coordination

What it is and what you do with it: interactive coloring app with popular Disney characters.

Paint the characters and turn them into fully animated 3D characters.

What we liked: the concept. Variety and quality of coloring tools. Excellent set of features. Spoken instructions and visual tutorials. Humor and fun factor. Overall quality of the app.

What we didn't like: many favorite characters are available only as in-app purchase.

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Sofia the First: The Secret Library

Sofia the First: The Secret Library
by Disney

Price: 3.99$
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iPhone + iPad

Overall Score: 85/100

version reviewed: 1.0

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Best for: Interactive play, Attention & concentration, Eye-hand coordination, Language

What is it and what do you do with it: a set of 3 interactive stories with extra activities featuring Sophia the First and other characters from the movie: Wildwing Valley, Wei-Ling (Jade Jaguar) and Tangu Story (Centennial Fig Festival).

Unlock each story by completing various mini-games and challenges related to the story, e.g. fly with Minimus and collect gems in the Wildwing Valley Story or correctly repeat music sequences to help Sophia pass the Lagoon Lizards in the Jade Jaguar story. Collect a number of items to unlock special features and extra mini-stories.

What we liked: the concept. TV quality 3D graphics. Activities/games complementing the storyline. Professional narration and voice acting. Sounds and sound backgrounds. Ease of use. Great for Sophia the First fans. Overall quality of the app.

What we didn't like: the activities/games could offer more engagement and variety. Limited educational content.

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Disney Color and Play

Disney Color and Play
by Disney

Price: free
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May contain in-app purchases
iPhone + iPad

Overall Score: 85/100

version reviewed: 1.5

reviewed:


Best for: Crafts, Attention & concentration, Creativity, Eye-hand coordination

What it is and what you do with it: interactive coloring app with popular Disney characters.

Paint the characters and turn them into fully animated 3D characters.

What we liked: the concept. Variety and quality of coloring tools. Excellent set of features. Spoken instructions and visual tutorials. Humor and fun factor. Overall quality of the app.

What we didn't like: many favorite characters are available only as in-app purchase.

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