Children's Story App, My Mum's the Best
by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com
From the developers:
-Age-appropriate story for 2+
-Humorous story that will have your child coming back for more
-High quality music and sound that won’t drive you crazy
-Beautiful artwork by an award-winning illustrator
-Professional reading with write on text
-Simple page turning icons which only appear once animation ends so that children can focus on the story
-Index page option so you can easily go to your favourite animal
-Animation and sound on all pages of the story
-Young fingers can touch anywhere on the Ipad screen to trigger animations
-No in-app purchases
What I liked: I loved the interactivity of this app. It's well-suited to the story, not dominating or distracting from the text, but enhancing it. Navigation is easy. The narrator is Australian and does a great job. But the stand-out features are Whatley's beautiful artwork, and the simple, fun story written by Rosie Smith. The app developers, too, have a sense of humour kids will giggle over - the text on the page about a young bat going to sleep is written upside down.
If you're looking for a lovely story with a little interactivity to share with your under fives, check out My Mum's the Best!
Itunes: Currently $Au 4.99