With this incredible app, any child can fly around the magical, interactive 3D globe and discover the rich wonders of our planet.
“An immersive app that immediately invites exploration” – The New York Times
It’s never been easier to explore the world’s continents, great oceans and changing environments. As you travel from country to country, you’ll meet different people from around the planet and find out about their way of life. With the tap of a finger, you can encounter amazing wildlife, and discover famous landmarks, fantastic natural features and remarkable buildings.
A multi-language, universal app optimised for the retina display
• Spin, zoom and fly around the globe!
• Read and listen to geographer and BBC TV presenter Nick Crane
• Learn fascinating facts about every country
• Watch hundreds of mini-videos
• Enjoy beautiful animated illustrations by artist David Dean
• Follow an ever-changing soundscape
• Expand your world with extra packs, including World Art & International Football
• Browse through hundreds of breathtaking photographs
Languages: English, French, Spanish, Catalan, Japanese, German
Pack languages: Vary
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Optimised for the latest iPhones and iPads.
Ratings and Reviews
Update size is ridiculous
My grandson loves this app but when updates require over a gig each time I cannot always update as I don't have that much download time to waste. Surely you developers should have figured out by now how to make the updates smaller. I don't have this problem with other more complex apps that are just as big when first purchased. I should not need to download a whole new app every time. It is in danger of being deleted permanently from my device. . Because of this the number of stars goes from 4 to 2!
Good for pre-school and early primary
A nice app for exploration by pre-school and early primary students as it doesn't require much reading. There is a nice variety of things, and less common things mentioned for my country (Australia) but I did feel like some really essential and important landmarks around the globe were missing. Overall, a great app but a little over priced.
Complete waste of space
The developers of this "atlas" have invested heavily in style and not a bit in substance. It looks pretty (for the two minutes it takes to get bored with it), but has very little content. What skeletal content it has is dull, unbelievably brief (a couple of sentences on a topic with one nice photo that you have to open separately), and highly jingoistic and stereotyped. Goodness knows how they even decided on some of the peculiar subjects covered at the expense of actual contemporary and relevant alternatives.
Save yourself a gigabyte of RAM...avoid this app.
In-App PurchasesSee All
- Barefoot Books Inc.
- 1.5 GB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
English, Catalan, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © Barefoot Books Inc
- In-App Purchases
- 100 Great Cities of the World $1.49
- Starter Atlas Puzzles $1.49
- World Football $1.49
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.