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Pretend and Play Firefighter

Pretend and Play Firefighter
by Skyreader Media Inc.

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iPad

Overall Score: 99/100

version reviewed: 1.0

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

What it is/what you do with it: an interactive storybook (about 7 scenes/pages).

Follow the narration then choose the correct tool to complete a given task (e.g. use the fire extinguisher to put out a fire).

What we liked: the story. Simple illustrations and animations. Simple interactions complementing the storyline. Professional narration. Sound backgrounds and sounds.

What we didn't like: no option to turn the narration off. The mini-activities can quickly get repetitive.

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Little Fire Station - For Kids

Little Fire Station - For Kids
by Vojo Produktion AB

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iPhone + iPad

Overall Score: 93/100

version reviewed: 1.0.4

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Best for: Interactive play, Attention & concentration, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Thinking & problem solving

What it is/what you do with it: a set of 6 simple activities related to a fireman's work (like operating a firehose, driving a fire truck through the street maze or rescuing cats stuck in trees).

What we liked: simple illustrations. Ease of use.

What we didn't like: limited set of features (the activities will quickly get repetitive). Limited educational value.

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Fireman Sam - Fire and Rescue - Android

Fireman Sam - Fire and Rescue - Android
by P2 Games Limited

Price: 1.99$
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Android

Overall Score: 86/100

version reviewed: 1.0

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Best for: Interactive play, Attention & concentration, Creativity, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Understanding of the world

What it is/what you do with it: a set of mini-games (arcade, puzzles etc). based on the Fireman Sam TV Series: Mountain Adventure, Neptune's Mission, Fire Engine Rescue, Connect the Hose, Quad Bike Training.

Extra features: Fireman Sam videos and a sticker scene creator.

What we liked: a good set of fun activities for Fireman Sam fans. Illustrations and soundtrack based on the TV series. Extra content (videos and sticker scene creator). Ease of use. Spoken instructions. No distracting features.

What we didn't like: the games could offer more variety and features. Limited educational value.

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Fireman Sam - Fire & Rescue

Fireman Sam - Fire & Rescue
by P2 Games Limited

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iPhone + iPad

Overall Score: 86/100

version reviewed: 3.0

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Best for: Interactive play, Attention & concentration, Creativity, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Understanding of the world

What it is/what you do with it: a set of mini-games (arcade, puzzles etc). based on the Fireman Sam TV Series: Mountain Adventure, Neptune's Mission, Fire Engine Rescue, Connect the Hose, Quad Bike Training.

Extra features: Fireman Sam videos and a sticker scene creator.

What we liked: a good set of fun activities for Fireman Sam fans. Illustrations and soundtrack based on the TV series. Extra content (videos and sticker scene creator). Ease of use. Spoken instructions. No distracting features.

What we didn't like: the games could offer more variety and features. Limited educational value.

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Jobi's Fire Station - Android Version

Jobi's Fire Station - Android Version
by Yellephant,.Inc.

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Android

Overall Score: 83/100

version reviewed: 1.7

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Best for: Interactive play, Attention & concentration, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Understanding of the world

What it is/what you do with it: a set of interactive scenes and puzzles with firefighters/fire engines theme. Learn names of the various pieces of firefighter's equipment, put a firetruck together, put out fires, rescue a cat etc.

What we liked: good set of simple fireman-themed mini-games. Fun characters. Simple illustrations and animations. Spoken instructions. No distracting features.

What we didn't like: we wish there was more variety in the activities (they can quickly get repetitive). Navigation could be more intuitive.

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Jobi's Fire Station

Jobi's Fire Station
by Yellephant,.Inc.

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iPhone + iPad

Overall Score: 83/100

version reviewed: 1.5

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Best for: Interactive play, Attention & concentration, Eye-hand coordination, Interaction, Understanding of the world

What it is/what you do with it: a set of interactive scenes and puzzles with firefighters/fire engines theme. Learn names of the various pieces of firefighter's equipment, put a firetruck together, put out fires, rescue a cat etc.

What we liked: good set of simple fireman-themed mini-games. Fun characters. Simple illustrations and animations. Spoken instructions. No distracting features.

What we didn't like: we wish there was more variety in the activities (they can quickly get repetitive). Navigation could be more intuitive.

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