Hop on Pop

App review by
Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media
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Excellent ebook adaptation of Seuss' early-reader classic.

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age 11+
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Ease of Play

The app is designed very well for very young children to be able to read along and interact with it.

Violence & Scariness

Well, Pop does get hopped on.

Sexy Stuff

A link on the app's homepage will bring you to a store page where you can purchase other Dr. Seuss apps.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this ebook version of Dr. Seuss's early-reader classic, Hop on Pop, is a very well-designed readalong storybook. Words are highlighted as they are spoken, so that kids can follow along more easily. Also, with just a tap, kids can see the name for -- and spelling of -- any person, place, or thing in the artwork.

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Parent Written byOldShowLover April 17, 2020

Good-quality app teaches early literacy, but not the best story

This is a high-quality app, with several read-along options for the classic Dr. Seuss book. I like that children can tap on various parts of the picture to get... Continue reading

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Is it any good?

HOP ON POP, like the many other Dr. Seuss ebook apps from Oceanhouse Media, is exceptionally well done. This particular book has always been considered one of Seuss's best for very young, early readers -- and the app plays to that strength. Following along is made easy through the highlighting of words, and the ability to tap objects and see the words for them is a great bonus function. The story is read aloud with verve and enthusiasm by a wonderful actress, making the experience all the more fun for preschoolers.

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