An artistic app to abundantly appreciate
It's not often that I come across a kid's app that is educational, artistic and fun, all in one. For real.
As much as I enjoy a funny app with a cat who repeats everything you say, or an app that's simply a whoopee cushion (always a hit with the kids), there's something to be said for an app like Animalia that goes far beyond what many kids' apps provide.
If you're familiar with Graeme Base's classic book, you'll be equally impressed with its complementary Animalia app for iPhone and iPod
too--which is just as beautifully illustrated as the real thing.
are three separate games for kids of varying ages, which involve finding hidden
items in the ornate drawings, finding Graeme or identifying mystery
shapes within the pages. Although I
don't have an iPad (sniff), I downloaded the app to my iPhone and was
impressed by the graphics. I will say though, that the experience is
imaginably much better on the larger screen of an iPad, when you're trying to find a small mosquito in a highly
In addition to the games, your kids will have a
great time repeating the fun tongue twisters like, Crafty Crimson Cats
Carefully Catching Crusty Crayfish
or Quivering Quails Queuing Quietly
s. Try saying those five times fast. -Jeana
Animalia for iPhone and iPod is available from iTunes for $2.99. Animalia for iPad is $3.99.
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