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iPad "pop up" fairytales

"3D" childrens' stories on the iPad

I was recently reminded of this app series by StoryToys. I've seen these books in action, and know how engaging they are for the younger set. Even 2 year olds have fun with the drag and drop activities and the intervening text pages give parents a chance to read the story with their kids.

Here are the features mentioned on the website:

  • Illustrated pages, with beautiful, colorful imagery
  • Interactive "3D pop-up" scenes with simple tasks and games
  • Narrated in multiple languages
  • Read to Me, Read it Myself, and Autoplay modes
  • Musical scores and humorous sound effects