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MiniPiano

Toddlers can turn iPhone into piano keys that play.

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Ease of play

The app doesn't try to teach notes or come with sheet music. Just tap the keys to play.

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this music app is a great way to introduce toddlers to the piano. It plays 14 notes -- just enough for Mary Had a Little Lamb. Just make sure you don't have your iPhone on silent!

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This app displays piano keys that look and sound just like the real thing. Kids can run scales, form chords, even play Chopsticks. There's one octave composed of eight white keys and six black keys starting at middle C. The Sustain setting makes it sound like you're using the foot pedal.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Price:Free
Pricing structure:Free
Release date:December 17, 2009
Category:Music
Publisher:Junpei Wada
Version:1.3.3

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Kid, 11 years old March 14, 2011
i PLAY THE PIANO AND LOVE THE APP!
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