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Jack and the Beanstalk Children's Interactive Storybook
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What parents need to know
Parents need to know that Jack and the Beanstalk Children's Interactive Storybook is an adaptation of the children's classic story with several interactive elements, including games, songs, and activities. The story is well illustrated, and every page is full of tappable elements that move the story along as well as some that are just fun (such as hidden golden eggs that contain a dancing chick). As in the classic tale, Jack kills the giant by chopping down the beanstalk.
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Is it any good?
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK CHILDREN'S INTERACTIVE STORYBOOK is a blueprint for interactive children's books. Each of the app's 32 pages has entertainment elements, with dozens of hidden surprises. For instance, touch Jack enough on one page and he'll break into song. On another, touching the right onscreen picture opens a memory game. Phrases, rather than words, are highlighted as the story is narrated; users have the option to turn highlighting on and off, giving the app a wider range of potential users. The app is dense with kid-friendly features, and will make a nice virtual library addition.
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