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Collins Big Cat In The Garden Story Creator

By HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

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Winner of the BETT 2013 Primary Digital Content Award

Develop your children’s reading and writing skills with In the Garden interactive book and Story Creator, from the primary literacy specialists at Collins Education. Also available: My Bike Ride and Around The World.

The perfect way to develop essential literacy skills and transfer good reading to great writing. This book has been carefully levelled for children aged 4+.

•An animated, interactive book that brings the story to life
•Audio narration, music and sound effects to aid language learning – read along with the narration as the words are highlighted
•Opportunities to develop speaking and listening skills by recording your own narration and sound effects – perfect for storytelling and to hear progression over time
•Hidden surprises to discover on every page and a Collins Big Cat quiz to see what you can remember
•Transfer reading to writing using Story Creator: make your own book using pictures, characters and key vocabulary from the story, transforming readers into writers
•Practical guidance for adults helping children to develop their reading, writing and communication skills.

Where are the children exploring? In the garden, in the leaves, in the mud – where do they go next? And what are they looking for? Use the magnifying glass to help the children find mini-beasts – you’ll have to look hard, they’re very small! How many can you find?

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This popular reading series is used and trusted by over 9000 UK primary schools, as well as English-speaking schools all over the world. Now available on the App Store for the first time, we’ve brought the quality that teachers, parents and children have come to expect to our digital versions of the books.

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Customer Reviews

Great e book

I have never had an issue with this book crashing. My daughters love the simple animation and story. They love to record themselves reading the story, and choose this app and the other Colin's Big Cat apps at bedtime over and over again.

It's a great app but need improvement

It's great that the app users are allowed to creat there own book. If there is a way to output their product that would be awesome. Children like to see their own projects.


Don't waste your money. The book is too short. It crashes all the time. You can't correct your stories. The text doesn't work in the stories. I wish I could get my $4 back. Worst purchase I've ever made for my kid.

Collins Big Cat In The Garden Story Creator
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  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Released:
  • Version: Collins Big Cat: In the Garden Story Creator
  • Size: 52.3 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.2 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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