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Parents' Guide to

Harry Potter Film Wizardry

By Liz Panarelli, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Magical behind-the-scenes info for fans of the films.

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This beautiful book does a tremendous job presenting a lot of information while maintaining the magical feel of Harry Potter's world. A strong sense of community also comes through; the behind-the-scenes stories about special effects and transforming the characters are very focused on the people involved. There is some interactivity, with features like the Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes catalog and film clips that play, pause, and rewind as you swipe your finger across the screen. Some fans, though, may be disappointed with the inability to zoom in on features like the Marauder's Map to read and inspect every fantastic detail.

App Details

  • Device: iPad
  • Release date: July 15, 2011
  • Category: Books
  • Publisher: Insight Editions
  • Version: 1.1
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 4.0 or later
  • Last updated: August 22, 2016

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