Parents' Guide to

Scene Speak

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Useful creation tool can help with vocabulary, expression.

App iPad Paid Education
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Is It Any Good?

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For parents who want to customize sequences of images, books, photo albums, and more for their kids, Scene Speak may be just the right app. There's a 32-page tutorial that is essential reading to get the most out of the features and to make VSDs (pages) that will be effective. Settings include being able to record your own voice or your kid's voice, using prerecorded text-to-voice, or not using audio at all. The "hot spot" feature is particularly helpful in highlighting details of a page for kids to tap and hear specific words. For the price, it would be nice to see more on-screen prompts or a video tutorial, rather than wading through such a long written help section. Still, with a bit of patience, Scene Speak can become a go-to tool to create books and pages to help your kid learn vocabulary, social stories, and more.

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