★ "If you have kids who like dinosaurs, (this app) is worth checking out!" - Common Sense Media
★ "Good, accurate content (rare for this subject)" - Children's Technology Review
★ "Great way for young readers to learn about dinosaurs" - App Advice
★ "It's a virtual tour through a prehistoric jungle" - Blog Critics
The stillness of the prehistoric forest is shattered by a loud pounding sound. What could it be? It's Tyrannosaurus Rex, the fiercest predator in all the land and she is hungry! What will Tyrannosaurus Rex find to eat?
Soundprints and the Smithsonian Institution recreate a bygone world and give you a glimpse into the life of this incredible creature. Amazing graphics and powerful sound effects make you feel like the exciting adventures of the prehistoric age are happening right outside your door! This title is carefully reviewed by paleontologists at the Smithsonian Institution and provides fascinating information about the prehistoric world.
New features only available in this interactive omBook for your Android device include professional narration, background audio and enlarged artwork for each scene. To promote reading in young children, individual words are highlighted as the story is read and words zoom up when pictures are touched. By combining the original text and artwork with features that educate, entertain and promote reading, this omBook appeals to readers of all ages.
Three ways to read this omBook:
★ "Read to Me" — listen to the narrated story with words highlighted as they are read
★ "Read it Myself" — read the book in its traditional form
★ "Auto Play" — plays like a movie, automatically reading and turning pages. Great for younger children!
★ Picture / Word association — words zoom up and are spoken when pictures are touched
★ Individual words highlight and are read aloud when tapped
★ Professional audio narration
★ Background music and sound effects
★ Pages pan & zoom to accentuate the beautiful, original artwork
Official Soundprints licensed app.
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Featuring the African Fish Eagle, American Kestrel, Augur Buzzard, Bald Eagle, Bateleur, Black Banded Owl, Brahminy Kite, Chaco Owl, Christmas Boobook, Crane Hawk, Crested Owl, Double Toothed Kite, Fulvous Owl, Grey Hawk, Griffon Vulture, Javan Hawk Eagle, Lizard Buzzard, Long Winged Harrier, Madagascar Buzzard, New Zealand Falcon, Papuan Eagle, Prairie, Ruppell's Vulture, Spotted Owl, Tanimbar Boobook, Zone Tailed Hawk and many more birds!
Bird Sounds can be played by tapping on a bird picture. All sounds can be saved as Ringtones, Notifications and Alarms by long pressing on a bird and selecting the relevant option.
Birds can be grouped by family or alphabetical order (with and without headings) using the Menu Settings.
A Birdwatching checklist is included allowing you to tick off birds you have seen. Tapping on a bird on the checklist screen allows you to view more information about the bird on Wikipedia or perform an image search via Google images.
Mini games are also included helping you to learn the different birds found in this app: Guess the Picture, Guess the Sound and Guess the Name.
In App Billing is supported via the 'Remove Ads' button. Upon purchasing this upgrade this app will not serve any advertisements. All future app updates will also not receive any adverts too.
Permissions are required for saving birds sounds and displaying advertisements.
All images and sounds used are royalty free.
If you have any questions, requests or suggestions, just send an Email or Tweet us and we'll happily respond :)
The app is recommended to be used in assistance of an Adult to explain things if kids don't understand.
There are 22 birds mostly of which are commonly found and easy to recognize. Distinct sound and voice of each bird has been added. Also includes interesting facts for kids to read.
Bird Categories included are-
- Grassland Habitats
- Wading Birds
- Birds of Prey
This is an educational app but an interesting one because the birds displayed are clear with real sounds added.
Let us know if you like the app. Any suggestion/feature request are welcome.
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