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Thomas & Friends: Misty Island Rescue for iPad

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Great interactive art and narration, plus bonus activities.

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THOMAS & FRIENDS: MISTY ISLAND RESCUE FOR iPAD is an incredibly well-done interactive picture book. The story is exciting for young kids and easy to follow, and the interactive bits on each page are well-marked (with light-up spots) so that kids can figure out what they're supposed to tap. There's a nice deal of variety among the interactions, too -- some are triggered animations, some are sounds or voices, some are moving parts that react with real-world physics. It's all very impressive. Plus, you get a nice package of bonus activities as well: coloring pages, jigsaw puzzles, and connect-the-dots puzzles that become animated scenes when completed. Thomas fans will absolutely adore this app.

App Details

  • Device: iPad
  • Release date: December 19, 2010
  • Category: Books
  • Publisher: Callaway Digital Arts, Inc.
  • Version: 1.1
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.2 or later
  • Last updated: August 23, 2016

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