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What parents need to know
Parents need to know that Nash Smasher! is an interactive storybook that tells the story of a boy who loves to smash everything. He wreaks havoc on his friend Sue's birthday party, destroying all that he sees, but ultimately learns that his version of fun can ruin everyone else's. The story has both a narrated version and an option for advanced readers to read it themselves. The app is also filled with pop-up style interactive elements that are surprising and funny. An an iPad version of Nash Smasher! is also available.
Is it any good?
NASH SMASHER! is a fun, funny story that's also surprisingly effective as a lesson in social skills for youngsters. The book is written by Bill Doyle of television's Sesame Workshop, who has some experience communicating lessons to young children in an entertaining fashion -- and knows how to keep adults interested simultaneously. In this case, that's done via the story's interactive elements, which are full of surprises and really make the book app something that's fun for families.
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