Good Free App of the Day: Builda the Re-Bicycler! FREE TODAY ONLY!
Builda the Re-Bicycler is the latest app from developer Midlandia Press. Builda the Re-Bicycler is free today only. This is a great app for Earth Day. All about how recycling can save the day! This is a e-storybook that is interactive. I love the books that remind me of the old living books that came out in the mid to late 90s. Around our house, my husband loves bikes and even worked at a bike shop in college, so I can’t wait to show him this book! This app doesn’t have ads all over and is colorful, so it rates high in my list for storybooks. Grab it today (4/20/12) while it’s free!
The island of Midlandia is bicycle-crazy—but a problem seems to be piling up. When the town dump overflows with discarded bikes, Builda the factory owner springs into action. Her plan to reduce, reuse, and recycle just might save the day!
With custom music, audio, and special effects, this digital book gives young readers an entertaining and educational experience they will want to relive again and again. To help develop early reading skills, each word of the story is highlighted as it is read. Combining vibrant illustrations, thoughtful storytelling, and various forms of interactivity, Builda the Re-Bicycler is a clever character-builder that will appeal to readers of all ages while encouraging social consciousness.
• Detailed, colorful artwork
• All-original musical compositions
• Pages pan and zoom to guide the eye and accentuate the story
• Animation and interactive touch elements
• Hidden “Easter egg” elements
• Story narration by the author
• End-of-story discussion questions to encourage reader reflection
Builda the Re-Bicycler is part of the “Tales of Midlandia” series, a wonderful collection of humorous, enriching, and thought-provoking stories brought to you online and in print by Midlandia Press. Each story deals with universal concepts and social situations that are relatable to any young child or parent. From bullying to bad dreams, from table manners to temper tantrums—the Midlandians experience it all. The series debuted on the iPad with The Pirate Koostoe in December of 2011. With a cast of nearly thirty characters, more “Tales” are soon to follow…
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- What We Love: Storybook Apps for Kids | Common Sense Media (commonsensemedia.org)