But that’s not enough for Scootaloo, Sweetie Belle, and Apple Bloom! They want to help their teacher, Miss Cheerilee, find her very special somepony… whether she wants one or not! It’s a laugh-out-loud, friendship potion-filled tale, perfect for early and emerging readers!
MY LITTLE PONY: HEARTS AND HOOVES DAY is the newest, completely interactive storybook app from PlayDate Digital. A Valentine Day fable that is perfect and appropriate for preschoolers, this new storybook app is designed to help emergent readers practice their skills while following the adventures of their favorite characters.
• Filled with your favorite young fillies—the Cutie Mark Crusaders: Scootaloo, Sweetie Belle, and Apple Bloom!
• Interactive MY LITTLE PONY action and voices on every page!
• Watch the characters animate in playful moments during each story spread.
• 19 scenes that come to life as children tap and explore each page.
• Tap on the ponies to move the adventure forward.
• ‘Read to me’ and ‘read along’ modes for every level of early reader
• Difficult words highlighted, sounded out on each page and explained through animations.
• Includes a ‘sight word’ practice section.
• Parents can track children’s learning progress.
This app can provide an exciting opportunity for preschoolers to gain different skills in the following areas:
Social Emotional Learning
• Social/relationship skills – Learn how to maintain supportive and honest friendships.
• Responsible decision-making – Understand how actions affect people (or ponies); recognize healthy choices.
• Correcting and learning from their mistakes.
• Help the ponies make responsible and healthy choices.
Who throws better parties than Pinkie Pie? Having just finished one celebration, Pinkie Pie sets off to invite all of her favorite ponies to a NEW party, but suddenly every pony seems to be QUITE busy. What’s going on? Join the investigation as Pinkie Pie visits her My Little Pony friends looking for clues.
Bold graphics, bright colors and lots of animations make Party of One an enjoyable and engaging way to be entertained and practice reading skills. Perfect for My Little Pony fans and beginning readers.
•Your favorite ponies are here: Pinkie Pie, Rainbow Dash, Fluttershy, Applejack, Twilight Sparkle and more!
•Featuring the official voice of PINKIE PIE from the show FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC
•Watch the characters animate in playful moments during every story spread
•17 scenes that come to life as children tap and explore each page
•Tap on the ponies to move the adventure forward
•Highlighted words to help test and build age-appropriate vocabulary
•Sight word round-up to reinforce learning goals
•Parents can track children’s learning progress
•Optimized for Tablets
Everyone wants to belong. MY LITTLE PONY Party of One uses thoughtful language and lively scenes to gently help children to understand their feelings about friendship membership, tensions and misunderstandings.
Practice reading skills
Introduces new vocabulary words
Test problem solving skills
Social Emotional skills
Social skills may be reinforced by parents and children reading together and discussing:
•Seeing things from someone else’s perspective
•Understanding the dilemma that both the ponies and Pinkie Pie are facing
•Developing empathy for both Pinkie Pie and her friends
•Learning how to maintain supportive and honest friendships
•Understanding the importance of communication and learning
MY LITTLE PONY: Stare Master is the newest, highly interactive storybook app from PlayDate Digital. A springtime fable that is perfect and appropriate for preschoolers, this new storybook app is designed to help emergent readers practice their skills while following the adventures of their favorite characters.
•TV quality animations
•Favorite young fillies— Scootaloo, Sweetie Belle and Apple Bloom!—take over Fluttershy’s cottage!
•Tap on each scene to bring the ponies and the story to life!
•18 fully interactive scenes come to life as children tap and explore each page
•‘Read to me’ and ‘read along’ modes for every level of early readers
•New and advanced words are highlighted, sounded out on each page and given meaning through animations.
•Includes a ‘sight word’ practice section.
•Parents can track children’s learning progress.
Learning Goals: This app can provide an exciting opportunity for preschoolers to gain different skills in the following areas:
Early and emergent literacy
•Expanding early reading skills
•Increasing reading comprehension
Social Emotional Learning
•Social/relationship skills – Learning the importance of listening to trusted adults.
•Responsible decision-making – Understanding of responsible decision making
All lessons are broken down by level of difficulty. So that the application will be interesting to everyone, both beginners and experienced artists.
New lessons will be new updates!
This fan is an application with a completely unique content.
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“A sharp, slick recreation of Goldberg's artistic work that offers a unique and accessible puzzle challenge.” —Touch Arcade http://bit.ly/IQAvx0
“Fans of cause-and-effect puzzles should not miss this.” 5 Stars —PadGadget http://bit.ly/1cxgwMr
The first and only official Rube Goldberg puzzle game. Solve everyday problems in Rube’s trademark elaborate whimsical style by creating hilarious machines. Is pouring a glass of juice just too straightforward and boring? Try using a jack-in-the-box, magnifying glass, string and a cymbal-wielding friend to achieve your goal. The more creative your solution the better!
From award-winning designer David Fox, designer of the classic LucasArts graphic adventure game “Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders” plus SCUMM scriptor on “Maniac Mansion”.
Rube Works is widely adopted by a growing number of elementary and middle schools and is fast becoming one of the years favorite educational games. Aligned with CCSS (Common Core State Standards) and NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards), Rube Works is a standout app that effortlessly bridges the worlds of gaming and education.
• Only official Rube Goldberg game, based on his original cartoons
• Google Play Achievements
• 18 Challenging Puzzles
• Beautiful Graphics
• Support for tablets and phones
• Aligned with CCSS/NGSS
• COPPA-compliant, no ads, no in-app purchase
• Text in English, Spanish, German
“If you like building crazy contraptions, you'll love this app.” —CNET http://cnet.co/1a1ShUL
“Rube Works puts a fun twist on learning.” —Common Sense Media http://bit.ly/1hWQ9ki
“This app is amazing and rich on so many levels.” —NSTA Recommends (National Science Teachers Association) http://bit.ly/1dJbzpy
“…Electric Eggplant has done a great job converting Rube Goldberg’s work” —Pixelvolt
“I highly recommend this app for the budding engineer or those with a knack for making contraptions!” —Teachers With Apps http://bit.ly/1mGmRh3
“Highly recommended!” —The iMums http://bit.ly/1e6fDLe
Designed and Produced by Electric Eggplant. Engineering and Art by Kalani Games. Produced by Heirs of Rube Goldberg. Originally published with Unity Games.
ABOUT ELECTRIC EGGPLANT
Founded by David and Annie Fox in 1992, Electric Eggplant has consistently garnered kudos on its games, educational software, and books and apps for kids, tweens, and teens. David began his game design career in 1982 at Lucasfilm Games (LucasArts). During his decade there he helped invent the classic point-and-click graphic adventure genre. David is the Game Designer and Executive Producer on “Rube Works”. ElectricEggplant.com
ABOUT KALANI GAMES
Kalani Games is a game design & development studio in Austin, Texas. Founded by industry veteran, Kalani Streicher, Kalani Games has developed games for mobile, social and online platforms, pushing the boundaries of original, innovative and new game play experiences. KalaniGames.com
HRG (Heirs of Rube Goldberg) is a family-run company led by Rube’s granddaughter, Jennifer George. Their mission is to raise awareness of Rube’s work and to license the intellectual property to appropriate entertainment and media partners who will remain true to the spirit of her grandfather’s legacy. HRG works in tandem with RGI (Rube Goldberg, Inc), the non-profit arm whose mission includes education outreach programs for students and tinkerers of all ages through Rube Goldberg Machine contests around the globe. RubeGoldberg.com
Raymond Alligator is a super smart, super shy 5-year-old who feels left out when big sister Sheila has a friend over. He and his teddy bear are tighter than tight, but lately Raymond’s wondering if he needs someone else to be his friend. Making a new friend sounds like a great idea but, well, it can also be kinda scary. This fully illustrated digital picture book features music and read-to-me audio narration. It also includes a unique guide for parents interested in helping their kids with social and emotional learning. Ages 4-8.
Visit RaymondAndSheila.com for more info.
• Read-it-to-me narration and character voices
• Full soundtrack with music and sound effects
• Voice and music can be turned off so parent or child can read the book
• Automatic bookmark so you don't lose your place
• Unique friendship skills/social and emotional learning guide for parents and teachers
“...a delightful journey into problem solving and a thoughtful look at relationships.”–Lynette Mattke, CEO, PicPocket Books
“It’s a resource for the child to help himself.”–Sharon Silver, founder Proactive Parenting
“...a children’s book that provides a rich, experience and a solid, engaging story as well.”–Brooks Jones, Writer/Illustrator of “I Don’t Like Pink!”
“...reminds us that there is always hope for a friend, and new friends are possible... my kids and I loved the humorous ending.”–Melissa Tayor, Imagination Soup
“...takes a holistic approach ... to seed social emotional learning through interactive play.”–Amy Jussel, Founder, Shaping Youth
“...a beautiful story that I can easily see being used as a read aloud in a classroom.”–Angie Harrison, Apple Distinguished Educator
“Bravo to Annie Fox and Electric Eggplant!”–Teachers with Apps
“The charming sibling characters help kids talk about their feelings and understand other people better.”–Megan Panatier, MS, CCC-SLP, Avocado Technologies
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Annie Fox, M.Ed., has been teaching, writing and creating innovative content for kids for 30+ years. Her first picture book "People Are Like Lollipops" (Holiday House) was published before she was legally old enough to sign the contract. Since then Annie has designed many classic kids’ computer games. She’s also written several award-winning books for tweens and teens, including the popular Middle School Confidential series. AnnieFox.com
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR
Eli Noyes’s involvement with media creation goes way back and covers a wide range of disciplines. Starting as an animator he created his own wacky brand of short films, picking up an Oscar nomination along the way. Eli’s work includes projects for Sesame Street, HBO, Scholastic, Nickelodeon, MTV, Pixar, Disney and Oxygen Media. He was co-creator of the Nickelodeon children’s television series, Eureeka’s Castle, and directed two recurring segments on MTV’s revolutionary television series, Liquid Television. In the “swamp” at Alligator Planet, Eli continues the tradition, creating short films, directing animation for documentaries, consulting on kid’s television and web projects. AlligatorPlanet.com
ABOUT THE PUBLISHER
Founded in 1992 by David and Annie Fox, Electric Eggplant has been on the forefront of multimedia design and production. In their 37 years of marriage they’ve partnered on dozens of ground-breaking projects including co-founding the Marin Computer Center (1977)—the world’s 1st public-access microcomputer center—games, educational software, Emotional Intelligence content, and books for kids, tweens, and teens. David began his career in game design in 1982 as employee #3 at Lucasfilm Games (now LucasArts). In 2010, the company began creating story apps starting with their Middle School Confidential apps, “Be Confident in Who You Are” and “Real Friends vs. the Other Kind.” ElectricEggplant.com
"Excellent and well written with a lot of valuable content... definitely worth checking out."—Crazy Mike's Apps
Middle school social drama can flare up without warning and turn your world upside down. At times like this, you may wonder, “Who are my real friends?” Based on the second book in the award-winning Middle School Confidential™ series, Real Friends vs. the Other Kind follows Jack, Jen, Chris, Abby, Mateo, and Michelle from the first app as they forge friendships and navigate tough social situations. They run into relationship issues such as making friends, resolving disputes, and dealing with gossip, exclusion, and cyberbullying.
Written by teen expert and anti-bullying activist Annie Fox, illustrated by Matt Kindt, and published by Free Spirit Publishing, this graphic novel app enables readers to zoom right into the story world. The app puts decision-making power into the hands of readers, with interactive quizzes that test what a real friend would do in a given situation. With beautiful full-color illustrations and richly layered audio made up of movie-like sound effects and music, Real Friends will be a surefire hit with 8- to 14-year-olds (even those who don’t like to read!). As a bonus for parents and teachers, this app puts thought-provoking storytelling and solutions into the hands of teens who deal with tricky friendship issues every day. It will challenge teens to think about their friendships in new ways and encourage them to stand up for themselves and be more empathetic.
“...Annie Fox’s series of graphic novels was cutting-edge in print—[but] even more amazing [as an app]! I am delighted to see the quizzes... These interactive activities can help young people integrate the important lessons from the novels into their lives. Electric Eggplant has really perfected an otherwise near-perfect series with this additional interactive content.”—Carisa Kluver, Digital Storytime
“...even better than its predecessor. Is there any way to give a five-and-a-half star review?”—Lory Gil, Padgadget
“Two thumbs up! This is a series not to be missed.”–Andrea Gardner, Applicable2U
“Who needs to pay $8 for a movie ticket, when you have the drama of middle school right in your hand?”—Lori Calabrese, National Children’s Books Examiner.com
“Will challenge teens to reflect upon their relationships and think critically about what it means to be a true friend.”—Mindy Douglas, Software Smoothie
• Graphic novel format for easy reading
• Interactive quizzes test what you would do in a sticky social situation
• Page swipe or touch page edges for easy navigation
• Auto-save feature remembers your place in the story
• Info page allows you to jump to the beginning of any of the 8 chapters
• 38 pages of story plus bonus Meet the Cast pages
• Two modes of reading: full-page mode or double-tap to zoom-in for frame-by-frame reading
• Movie-like sound effects and music (enhanced sound in zoomed-in mode)
• Compelling stories that deal with universal tween and early teenage stumbling blocks:
+ The Boyfriend/Girlfriend Zone
+ Communication problems
+ Conflict resolution
+ Out of control emotions
+ Friendship issues
+ Peer Approval Addiction (doing whatever it takes to fit in)
• Thoughtful solutions for teens grappling with personal and social issues
• Designed for the hard-to-reach “tween” age group, including reluctant readers
• Powerful addition to an advisory or character education curriculum
• Ideal for teachers who use technology in the classroom
Electric Eggplant is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers.
Recommended Ages: 8–14
Categories: Books, Reading, Graphic Novels