The Mermaid’s Shoes

This interactive picturebook takes you along on Ida’s journey through the city, looking for the perfect place for her to be a mermaid.

On the last day of her holiday Ida says good-bye to the sea. She looks for shells to take
home. What’s that, lying in the sand?
Mermaid’s shoes she thinks.
When she puts them on her feet she knows for sure, she is a mermaid!

Enjoy wonderfull hand drawn scenes, music and ambient sound, have the story read or read it yourself.
Discover what you can set in motion, play the game, be a mermaid and create your own world under the waves.

After Sanne te Loo’s book ‘The mermaid shoes’.

With the possibility to expand the game with more mermaids extra’s!

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Peekaboo People starring Richard Scarry’s Busytown

Richard Scarry’s Busytown characters join the Peekaboo series!

An elevator inside an office building opens to reveal your favorite Busytown characters demonstrating different types of jobs. Catch a Carpenter hammering, a Doctor listening to Huckle’s heartbeat, and a Dancer’s arabesque! Toddlers will love playing peekaboo with these busy worker-bees, as they familiarize themselves with the names, sounds, and actions of each profession. Preschoolers and kindergarteners will have fun trying to guess who will appear next when the doors open, work on spelling, and discuss who they want to be when they grow up.

FEATURES INCLUDE
– A rotating cast of 13 different Busytown characters demonstrating different jobs are waiting behind elevator doors to surprise your little ones.
– Choose from our cute 4 year old child narrator or the adult voice, for a clearer and correct pronunciation
– Original music and fun sound effects that correspond with the characters actions 
- Hear and see the words repeated for each item, helping children both learn to say and spell the names
– Lowly Worm pops up randomly in the elevator. Have fun spotting this wiggly worm with your kiddos
– Select looped mode for endless play or storybook mode- which ends with all the characters going home to sleep- perfect for bedtime!

Children across the world have loved Richard Scarry’s books since they were first published in the 1960’s. Busytown’s magic is rooted in its ability to explain how things work and open up the adult world to kids— in a way they can relate to and understand. Here in Peekaboo People, Scarry’s characters come to life to teach your child about a variety of professions. Staying true to the artistic style of Busytown these animated characters were hand-drawn and colored based off Scarry’s original illustrations.

If you like Peekaboo People, be sure to check out our other apps: Peekaboo Barn, Peekaboo Fridge, and more!

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Recommended Ages: 1-3
Categories: Early Learning, Letters, Games, Reading, Environment, Special Needs

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Land of Mislaid, an interactive children’s story

Based on the original award winning picture book this iPad version is an unique reimagination, full of animation, interaction and an original musical score. Children can experience the story on their own, with the help of the in-app narrator, or together with their parents by turning the narrator off!

Ever wondered where all the things you have ever lost are? Go on a journey with Hannah and her grandpa to the Land of Mislaid and maybe you will finally know the answer!

“Land of Mislaid features a nicely written and imaginative story, which is brought to life by beautiful illustrations, cinematic animations, atmospheric soundtrack, and top notch narration. A recommendable read for juniors ages 4–8.”
geekswithjuniors.com

“Almost anyone will relate to this imaginative story, and it will definitely engage children with its use of interactive graphics.”
Smartappsforkids.com – 4 out of 5 stars

“The best children’s stories are those that spark the imagination of its readers. The strongest elements of Land of Mislaid are its artwork, its interactive animations, and its descriptions of the places Hannah and her grandfather see on their journey to Mislaid.”
Fun Educational Apps

Features
A whimsical world brought to life with animation and sound
Something unique to discover on every page
An original soundtrack that changes with every page you turn
No in-app purchases!
No advertisements!

Land of Mislaid is free today in collaboration with the AppEvent! Visit

www.appevent.com for more free apps!

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(te) gekke dierentuin

*** (te) gekke dierentuin is vandaag gratis in verband met de AppEvent actie! Download de gratis AppEvent-app en mis nooit meer een gratis app of bezoek www.appevent.com voor meer gratis apps de komende dagen. ***

** WINNAAR MEDIA UKKIE AWARD 2013 **
Bedankt voor jullie enorme waardering!

(te) gekke dieren tuin – maak je eigen dier met lichaamsdelen van verschillende dieren, neem het dierengeluid op en bouw zo je eigen (te) gekke dierentuin!

Gekke dieren is een interactief spel, waarin je je eigen dierentuin kunt vullen met gekke dieren die je zelf hebt samengesteld. Neem bij elk dier een (zelfverzonnen!) naam of dierengeluid op en creëer zo je eigen (te) gekke dierentuin.

Deze app is gebaseerd op Hallo, het Prentenboek van de Kinderboekenweek 2012, van Edward van de Vendel en Fleur van der Weel.

Kenmerken
• Voor kinderen vanaf 3 jaar
• Voor peuters en kleuters
• Eenvoudig en speels
• Prachtige illustraties van Fleur van der Weel

Interactief: stel zelf dieren samen en vul hiermee je eigen dierentuin. Neem je eigen dierengeluiden en korte tekstjes op

Fleur van der Weel maakte ook de boeken over Piep, een nieuwe held voor de allerkleinsten.

Deze app is ontwikkeld door studiokloek.nl in opdracht van uitgeverij Querido.

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The Mud Monster

*’The Mud Monster’ is FREE TODAY * a AppEvent.com deal! *

– BEST BOOK APP OF 2013! – KIRKUS REVIEWS –
After they splashed and played in the bath, our three animal friends go on an adventure and fish up a giant shell.
But what surprise awaits them when they finally manage to open the enormous sea shell?

VIDEO
– http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lCQls17_jE – The appy ladies

REVIEWS:
– “Best Book app of 2013 – A story that is as happy as a clam at high tide” – Kirkus Reviews
– “The visual quality is top-notch in every way” – 148 apps
–  “I just love your books, they really touch my heart.”
– “Wow – what a beautiful app. – Chantal’s artwork and stories are so lovely.”
– “I just don’t know what to say, other than, they have done it again.  The Mud Monster is beautiful.  I love this complete package, including the narration, illustrations and the music.”

Find out by reading and playing with this interactive picture book app, which you can view in two different styles of illustration and be read to in three different languages UK English, American/Canadian English or Dutch. Or you can read it yourself of course!

FEATURES:
– One circular story
– Two styles of hand painted illustrations giving the app a real picture book feel
– Three different readers / languages (UK English, American/Canadian English, Dutch)
– Word highlighting
– Music on or off
– Sound effects
– Animations and interactivity

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Tiny Firefighters

Help those tiny firefighters and policemen in our interactive seek & find book!

++ Now with additional Police scene! ++

“Creative, fun and educational, the Toddler’s Seek & Find books from wonderkind are by far the best apps for small children”

++ The popular kids app is growing: No. 1 in more than 25 countries.
++ A seek & find book with truly interactive adventures.

Many parents & kids asked for it. Now it is here: The Seek & Find Activity Book all about firefighters and policemen.

Help those tiny firefighters and policemen do their work!
Discover what happens, and support the heroes in restoring order!

HIGHLIGHTS
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Fire department stories and adventures involving fighting fires as well as saving, rescuing and helping people and animals.

+ Fire! Fire!: help the brave firefighters to put out the blaze
+ The cute cow is stuck: get her out of the pond using the crane truck
+ The pussy cat has got stuck up the tree: rescue him and bring him down again
+ A storm has caused havoc: help the fire department to remove a fallen tree

New: Discover the adventures of busy policemen!
+ Catch the pickpocket!
+ Support the special operation and catch the burglar!
+ Oh no, the magpie stole the jewels! Can the Police cat get them back?
+ Safely escort the celebrity in his limousine
+ Fly against the witch and Superman in your Police helicopter!

…and many more adventures with the firefighters and policemen: the speeding car, the cheeky crow, the smart firefighter, the lazy policeman, the dancing traffic officer, the crazy duck and the funny horse…

Our promise
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+ Your child will discover lots of little connected stories
+ Parents too will keep finding new hidden details
+ It’ll not only be your kid enjoying this app.

Fully supported languages
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– Arabic
– Chinese (traditional and simplified)
– German
– English
– French
– Dutch
– Italian
– Japanese
– Korean
– Norwegian
– Portuguese (Brazil)
– Russian
– Swedish
– Spanish
– Turkish

Customer reviews
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“…my 4-year-old throws tantrums when I try to take the iPad away from him…”

„Tiny Firefighters is a great seek and find app for toddlers and preschoolers.“ (funeducationalapps.com)

„A really enjoyable (and lighthearted) interactive scene with lots going on for the busy firefighters.“ (smartappsforkids.com)

App of the Week award at fun2tap.com and
included in the Top 10 Apps of the Month at top-kids-apps.com

The wonderkind apps’ success story
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++ The No. 1 children’s apps in the App Store in over 25 countries worldwide (iPhone and iPad)
++ RECOMMENDED BY APPLE EDITORIAL STAFF in more than 300 categories worldwide!

Other apps by wonderkind
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My Piano Book
My Animal Circus
My little Town
My Animals

Support note
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We have thoroughly tested this app on all iOS devices. If you do however experience problems, please understand that we are unable to provide support on the basis of comments in the reviews section. Please send us an e-mail instead so that we can respond and provide assistance quickly. Thank you very much!

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Don’t push the buttons, Harry Hamster – kids picture book

Don’t push the buttons: a picture book for kids, ages 2 – 7. A great story to read for them, or to have it read to them.

“If you’re good today, I’ll take you to go look at the rocket,” says Dad.
“The rocket!” shouts Harry Hamster. “The rocket that’ll go to the moon! Wheeeeeee!”
“Only if you’re a good boy,” Dad says. “So don’t wander off. Don’t climb on anything. Don’t touch anything. Don’t talk to hamsters you don’t know. And above all, do NOT push ANY buttons.”

Harry is going to the spaceport. There is just one condition: he is not allowed to touch any buttons. That’s not easy for a hamster who loves buttons…

– an exciting, good-humoured, interactive picture book with games and sound effects
– push the buttons and mess things up!
– read yourself, or have the book read to you in English, Dutch, Frysk or Indonesian

Text: Corien Oranje, author of over 40 children’s books
Illustrations: Willeke Brouwer, cartoonist and illustrator

Buy it here for only $2.99

Karl’s Castle HD

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Best Children’s Game 2012 – German Developer Award

Experience a world of fantasy that will enchant you over and over again. In Karl’s Castle you will discover knights, princesses and well-known characters from fairy tales. An interactive world of hidden objects for young and old.

Developed for children age two and older.

Number 1 books in Germany, Austria, Switzerland

### Special features: ###
– Over 70 interactions and more than 50 characters.
– Captivating, hand- drawn illustrations.
– Intuitive, child-friendly navigation.
– 3 great mini-games.
– Multi-touch capability: recognition of several fingers simultaneously.
– High quality animations and humorous sounds.

### Description: ###

Karl’s Castle is an interactive picture book for children. By zooming, swiping and pressing a new world is revealed that is full of little experiences. You will meet many amusing creatures, animals and well-known fairytale characters. You can watch as Sleeping Beauty is awakened by the prince’s kiss, the Frog Prince saves the princess’ golden ball from the well, or help the Pied Piper bring back his runaway rats.

### We look forward to your feedback. ###

We are eager to continue to develop our app. Please email us comments and suggestions at [email protected]

High resolution for the new iPad (Retina). Optimized for iPad 2 and the new iPad (3rd generation).

Also available for iPhone/iPod touch as “Karl’s Castle”

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Waar kom ik vandaan?

‘Waar kom ik vandaan?’ is vandaag gratis in verband met de AppEvent actie! Download de gratis AppEvent-app en mis nooit meer een gratis app of bezoek www.appevent.com voor meer gratis apps de komende dagen.

Het verhaal gaat over de kleuter Lisa die een zusje krijgt. Hierdoor vraagt Lisa zich af waar ze vandaan komt. Deze vraag wordt overal ter wereld door talloze kinderen gesteld. Er wordt Lisa van alles op de mouw gespeld, maar ze vraagt net zolang door totdat oma haar de waarheid vertelt.

Een ideaal verhaal voor kinderen die net een zusje of broertje gekregen hebben.

• Een grappige tekst van Rian Visser, www.rianvisser.nl
• Aantrekkelijke illustraties van Tineke Meirink, www.tinekemeirink.nl
• Het verhaal wordt door maar liefst 6 mensen voorgelezen: Barbara Labrie (verteller, mama en oma), Floor van der Kolk (Lisa), Job Labrie (buurjongen), Rian Visser (tante), Stefan de Groot (buurman) en Bert Vegelien (vader en opa) en Siebe Meijer (oom)
• Ontdek alle animaties
• Zoek op de pagina’s naar het speentje, flesje of knuffel van de baby. Klik erop en de baby begint te huilen of te lachen.

‘Waar kom ik vandaan?’ verscheen eerder bij uitgeverij Gottmer als prentenboek onder de titel: ‘Waar kom ik eigenlijk vandaan?’

Biblion: ‘Nadat Lisa een zusje heeft gekregen, vraagt ze zich af waar ze zelf vandaan komt. De antwoorden zijn telkens heel fantasievol. Behalve de grappige tekst met het aantrekkelijke herhalingselement is dit prentenboek ook humoristisch geïllustreerd. Alle personages zijn fors, als karikaturen, weergegeven. Ze stralen een zeker dynamiek uit. Door enkele onopvallende details valt er voor de oplettende kijkers iets extra te ontdekken. Mooi uitgegeven boek voor kinderen vanaf 4 jaar.’

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Tip! Als uw kind het verhaal kent, kunt u een rollenspel doen. Uw kind kan de teksten van Lisa zeggen en u die van de andere mensen. Daarna draait u de rollen om.
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App productie Rian Visser en Bert Vegelien
Audio Stefan de Groot
© 2011 Uitgeverij Books2download, www.books2download.nl
Email: [email protected]

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