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Marvin K. Mooney Please Go Now - Android version

Marvin K. Mooney Please Go Now - Android version
by Oceanhouse Media

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Overall Score: 100/100

version reviewed: 1.30

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Best for: Interactive books, Attention & concentration, Early literacy, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Language, Personal & social

What it is:interactive adaptation of Dr Seuss's classic.

What you do with it:three ways of 'reading' this book: listen to narrated story with words highlighted, read as a 'traditional' book and auto play (automatic reading and turning the pages).

What we liked: the story, professional audio narration, sounds and sound backgrounds, visual clues features, picture/word associations, excellent reading options (tap to hear single words, tap and press to repeat a page).

What we didn't like: limited number of 'interactive' elements. Use of 'system' menus/popups for as certain navigation actions.

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Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! - Dr. Seuss

Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! - Dr. Seuss
by Oceanhouse Media

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Overall Score: 100/100

version reviewed: 1.09.1

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Best for: Interactive books, Attention & concentration, Early literacy, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Language, Personal & social

What it is:interactive adaptation of Dr Seuss's classic.

What you do with it:three ways of 'reading' this book: listen to narrated story with words highlighted, read as a 'traditional' book and auto play (automatic reading and turning the pages).

What we liked: the story, professional audio narration, sounds and sound backgrounds, visual clues features, picture/word associations, excellent reading options (tap to hear single words, tap and press to repeat a page).

What we didn't like: limited number of 'interactive' elements. Use of 'system' menus/popups for as certain navigation actions.

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Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book

Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book
by Oceanhouse Media

Price: 3.99$
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Overall Score: 98/100

version reviewed: 1.09

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Best for: Interactive books, Attention & concentration, Early literacy, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Language, Personal & social, Understanding of the world

What it is: interactive adaptation of Dr Seuss's classic.

What you do with it: three modes: listen to narrated story (and turn pages manually), read as a 'traditional' book with additional interactive elements and 'auto play' (automatic reading and turning the pages). Touch the pictures and the names of the objects or the details will be displayed and read out.

What we liked: the story, reading options (words are highlighted when read, you can easily repeat a word or a paragraph), professional audio narration, sound effects and sound backgrounds, 'touchable' picture/word associations, easy operation, no distracting elements.

What we didn't like: relatively high price, limited number of animations and interactions, use of 'system' menu for some navigation actions, links to Facebook and Twitter.

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The Cat in the Hat - Dr. Seuss

The Cat in the Hat - Dr. Seuss
by Oceanhouse Media

Price: 3.99$
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Overall Score: 97/100

version reviewed: 1.080.3

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Best for: Interactive books, Attention & concentration, Early literacy, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Language, Personal & social, Understanding of the world

What it is:interactive adaptation of Dr Seuss's classic.

What you do with it:three ways of 'reading' this book: listen to narrated story with words highlighted, read as a 'traditional' book and auto play (automatic reading and turning the pages).

What we liked: the concept, professional audio narration, sound backgrounds, prompting features, picture/word associations.

What we didn't like:price, limited number of 'interactive' objects, the use of phone's generic navigation options.

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Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book - Android Version

Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book - Android Version
by Oceanhouse Media

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Overall Score: 97/100

version reviewed: 1.28

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Best for: Interactive books, Attention & concentration, Early literacy, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Language, Personal & social, Understanding of the world

What it is: interactive adaptation of Dr Seuss's classic.

What you do with it: three modes: listen to narrated story (and turn pages manually), read as a 'traditional' book with additional interactive elements and 'auto play' (automatic reading and turning the pages). Touch the pictures and the names of the objects or the details will be displayed and read out.

What we liked: the story, reading options (words are highlighted when read, you can easily repeat a word or a paragraph), professional audio narration, sound effects and sound backgrounds, 'touchable' picture/word associations, easy operation, no distracting elements.

What we didn't like: relatively high price, limited number of animations and interactions, use of 'system' menu for some navigation actions, links to Facebook and Twitter.

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Green Eggs and Ham

Green Eggs and Ham
by Oceanhouse Media

Price: 3.99$ (was 4.99$)
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iPhone + iPad

Overall Score: 97/100

version reviewed: 4.0.2

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Best for: Interactive books, Attention & concentration, Early literacy, Interaction, Language, Personal & social, Understanding of the world

What it is and what you do with it: interactive adaptation of Dr Seuss's classic (about 32 pages long).

Listen to the narration or read the book yourself. Tap on the pictures to hear the associated words read out.

Collect stars and complete Learning Activities (e.g. word matching, spelling).

What we liked: the story. Original artwork. Professional narration. Sounds and sound backgrounds. Excellent reading options (words are highlighted when read by the narrator, you can tap on a single word to hear it read aloud, picture-word associations). Extra educational activities embedded in the original story. Ease of use. No ads or distracting features.

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

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One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish - Dr. Seuss

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish - Dr. Seuss
by Oceanhouse Media

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Overall Score: 96/100

version reviewed: 1.08.2

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Best for: Interactive books, Attention & concentration, Early literacy, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Language, Personal & social, Understanding of the world

What it is:an interactive adaptation of Dr Seuss's classic.

What you do with it:three ways of 'reading' this book: listen to the narrated story with the words highlighted, read as a 'traditional' book and auto play (automatic reading and turning the pages).

What we liked: the concept, professional audio narration, sound backgrounds, prompting features, picture/word associations.

What we didn't like:price, limited number of 'interactive' objects, use of phone's generic navigation options. General notes about our book reviews: although when reviewing books, we try not to review the story itself, the general impressions will be reflected in the Overall Score.

The Age Range assigned to books will be usually broader compared to other apps, as they can be useful for both younger (with parent/narrator reading) or older (reading on their own) kids.

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Hop on Pop - Dr. Seuss

Hop on Pop - Dr. Seuss
by Oceanhouse Media

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Overall Score: 96/100

version reviewed: 1.08.1

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Best for: Interactive books, Attention & concentration, Early literacy, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Language, Personal & social, Understanding of the world

What it is:an interactive adaptation of Dr Seuss's classic.

What you do with it:three ways of 'reading' this book: listen to the narrated story with the words highlighted, read as a 'traditional' book and auto play (automatic reading and turning the pages).

What we liked: the concept, professional audio narration, sound backgrounds, prompting features, picture/word associations.

What we didn't like: price, limited number of 'interactive' objects, occasional use of phone's generic navigation options (menus).

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One Fish Two Fish - Dr. Seuss

One Fish Two Fish - Dr. Seuss
by Oceanhouse Media

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Overall Score: 95/100

version reviewed: 1.22

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Best for: Interactive books, Attention & concentration, Early literacy, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Language, Personal & social, Understanding of the world

What it is: an interactive adaptation of Dr Seuss's classic.

What you do with it:three ways of 'reading' this book: listen to the narrated story with the words highlighted, read as a 'traditional' book and auto play (automatic reading and turning the pages).

What we liked: the concept, professional audio narration, sound backgrounds, prompting features, picture/word associations.

What we didn't like:price, limited number of 'interactive' objects, use of phone's generic navigation options. General notes about our book reviews: although when reviewing books, we try not to review the story itself, the general impressions will be reflected in the Overall Score.

The Age Range assigned to books will be usually broader compared to other apps, as they can be useful for both younger (with parent/narrator reading) or older (reading on their own) kids.

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The Cat in the Hat - Dr. Seuss - Android version

The Cat in the Hat - Dr. Seuss - Android version
by Oceanhouse Media

Price: free
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Overall Score: 95/100

version reviewed: 1.22

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Best for: Interactive books, Attention & concentration, Early literacy, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Language, Personal & social, Understanding of the world

What it is:interactive adaptation of Dr Seuss's classic.

What you do with it:three ways of 'reading' this book: listen to narrated story with words highlighted, read as a 'traditional' book and auto play (automatic reading and turning the pages).

What we liked: the concept, professional audio narration, sound backgrounds, prompting features, picture/word associations.

What we didn't like:highprice, limited number of 'interactive' objects.

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