Parents' Guide to

Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You?

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Classic primer in onomatopoeia gets a great app adaptation.

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What you will—and won't—find in this app.

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age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+

One of the best Dr. Seuss books to make interactive. 2.5+

This is a beautifully rendered, interactive version of a Dr. Seuss classic. Easy for preschoolers to follow along because it's all about sounds. The app is very well-done, with children able to tap on different words and pictures to hear aloud. Accessed free through Amazon FreeTime Unlimited.

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Is It Any Good?

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MR. BROWN CAN MOO, CAN YOU? has always been one of the best Dr. Seuss books to read aloud. It's composed almost entirely of strange and wacky sounds. But realistically, some of them were tough to figure out how to turn into real-life vocalizations. How do you make "dibble dibble dop" sound like rain or "splatt" sound like lightning? Well, now you can finally hear how it's done. What's really great is that the narrator both reads the "sound words" phonetically and performs them as real sound-alike noises. It's a hoot. Literally.

App Details

  • Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
  • Release date: May 3, 2011
  • Category: Books
  • Publisher: Oceanhouse Media
  • Version: 1.0.8
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.2 or later
  • Last updated: January 11, 2019

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