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Big Bird's Words... A Sesame Street App

By Sesame Street

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This is an interactive vocabulary-building app, which will help teach your child new words and what they mean.

** 2014 Cynopsis Kids Imagination Award Winner of Mobile Apps: Educational **
** 2014 Interactive Media Award for 'Best in Class' for the Education category **

Big Bird knows something special that he wants to share with your little learner: Words are all around you! And he¹s made a wonderful Word-o-Scope to help preschoolers look for words in the real world ­right on your mobile phone! Research shows Big Bird¹s Words helps build and expand vocabulary while getting kids excited to recognize and read written text they encounter in their own environment. This first word pack features thousands of words about food.

• Big Bird reading more than 500 WORDS!
• Eye-Spy game with Big Bird and Cookie Monster.
• Word-o-Scope augmented reality activity uses your phone’s own camera to find, read, and learn about whichever words you choose.
• Free emailable word labels (with fun game ideas!) to extend the learning beyond the app.
• Ease of use: Use it at home with foods in your pantry or fridge and recipes in cookbooks, OR take it on the go to the grocery store.
• Silly sound effects and Big Bird’s trivia make the learning fun!

• How words sound and relate to each other
• Beginning reading skills: association of pictures and real-world objects with written text
• Task persistence

• Designed for use on phones
• The Word-o-Scope augmented reality activity works best if you point your camera at words:
...with letters in the same color
...that appear in a straight line
...on a flat surface

• Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization behind the award-winning television show, Sesame Street. Our mission is to use the educational power of media to help children everywhere reach their highest potential.

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• Our goal is to make quality apps accessible to every family and provide the best possible experience for children. If you have any questions or comments, contact us at:

What's New in Version 1.2

New skip feature for intro so you can play the game right away!

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Customer Reviews

I hope I didn't pay money for this

I have had this app several months. My 3 year old played it a few times for about 5 minutes each time. There is only one activity and it isn't that good. Never got any updates for more activities "coming soon". I can't recall if I paid anything for this. I hope not because it isn't worth the space on my ipad

Yay for skip!

This app has always been great, but it's even better now that my child can get to the game quicker.


Just bought this app last night and every time we go in it, keeps on crashing. Very disappointing!

Big Bird's Words... A Sesame Street App
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2
  • Size: 96.9 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller:
Rated 4+
  • Made for Ages 5 and Under

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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