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Ellison the Elephant

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Sweet character shows kids that it's great to be unique.

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The message that ELLISON THE ELEPHANT sends to kids about self-acceptance and uniqueness is told in a sweet, non-preachy way. While the artwork is beautiful to look at and the story is engaging, it may be a little long for some younger kids to get through in one sitting, especially since interactivity is limited compared to other apps. Just as with paper books, it's OK to read part of a storybook app and come back for more later, especially when it's as good as Ellison's story. This story's message about learning to love your own "voice," whether it be the actual sound that comes out of one's mouth or, more generally, how one relates to the world, is something most kids and adults can appreciate.

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