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Olivia Acts Out

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Decent interactive book with some nice animations built in.

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OLIVIA ACTS OUT is a decent storybook for fans of the TV show, and its story definitely stays true to the rambunctious Olivia character. Kids will be encouraged to explore each scene to find all the hidden animations (which look very smooth and vivid, by the way). And they can read along with the narration, though it would have been nicer to have the text highlighted as it is spoken. The book has a "there are no small parts, only small actors" moral to it, but the way Olivia upstages her classmates at the end isn't exactly stellar role-modeling.

App Details

  • Device: iPad
  • Release date: June 20, 2011
  • Category: Books
  • Publisher: Polin8, LLC
  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.2 or later
  • Last updated: August 22, 2016

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