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Arthur Turns Green by Marc Brown

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Cute eco-friendly story presented as book without animation.

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age 6+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 5+


Epic crossover of Arthur and Hulk
age 6+

A great movie

This movie, based on the tv show and novel series by Marc Brown, centers around Arthur developing Hulk powers. Expect some scenes of characters in danger, such as fights with guards, explosions, a scene where Arthur is underwater and is chased by aquatic predators with snapping teeth, spooky forests, the bad guy threatens Arthur and people fight with bow and arrow, swords and knives. But this is overall a very sweet movie about believing in yourself.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

ARTHUR TURNS GREEN BY MARC BROWN doesn't do much beyond putting the printed page onto the iPad screen. Swiping to flip pages is as interactive as it gets. However, kids (or parents) can record their own readings of the book, which is nice. And there are a bunch of coloring pages and jigsaw puzzles added as bonus material. But if you buy this app, it should really be about wanting to read the story. For kids just learning about the concept of eco-friendly living, the story can be very informative in a cute, fun way.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad
  • Release date: April 23, 2011
  • Category: Books
  • Publisher: Iceberg Reader
  • Version: 1.1
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 4.0 or later
  • Last updated: August 22, 2016

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