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Edsel McFarlan's New Car - Auracle

By Liz Panarelli, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Good version of print book adds some simple interactivity.

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age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

A Visual Delight for Young Car Fans

Our son loves this book (we the print edition) and we were thrilled to find the book app to use for our trip. The Edsel McFarlan book app has wonderful, detailed illustrations. We study the pictures and enjoy the different modes. Our five year old is having a blast tapping on items and seeing and hearing the word. Highly recommended for any child, especially boys who love cars.

Is It Any Good?

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Kids will enjoy being able to move at their own pace and tap on the great illustrations in EDSEL MCFARLAN'S NEW CAR. The names for objects are very basic, which will facilitate learning to read but can get a tad repetitive. The different reading modes accommodate different abilities and can be used to reinforce reading skills. The audio recording tool is user-friendly, but make sure you adjust the settings so your audio won't be deleted. The story itself is humorous and entertaining, though Edsel never really learns from his mistakes or realizes how much trouble he's caused! Still, this is a solid app worth the price.

App Details

  • Device: iPad
  • Release date: July 18, 2011
  • Category: Books
  • Publisher: Auryn Inc.
  • Version: 1.1.0
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 4.3 or later
  • Last updated: August 22, 2016

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