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Hotel Transylvania 2 Official Storybook App

By Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Promotional ebook with solid features good intro to movie.

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A masterpiece

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Though still packed with thrills and chills, this storybook adaption of the PG-rated movie gives younger fans an approachable intro to the big screen. The straight-from-the-movie voices and scenes are fantastically eerie. The monsters -- even the adults with poor decision-making skills -- are somehow lovable, except for the evil Bela. Though the messages are mostly positive, the grown-ups' choices and the ending may feel muddled to little kids who may take things more literally. Navigating the story is simple, and kids can easily switch from read-aloud to silent, without having to leave the page. For kids reading on their own, single words can be read aloud with only a tap. Being able to control the story and sound and knowing things work out in the end either will serve as a bridge to the movie or just make the ebook more fun on its own.

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