*** Major new update! ***
A brand new, trilingual edition of our award-winning The Three Little Pigs app, with newly created Spanish and Chinese text and audio, newly optimised artwork, and more!
* Winner of Editor's Choice Award - Children's Technology Review magazine
* One of the Top 10 "Best Children's Books on the iPad" -- Gadgetwise, The New York Times
* Five Stars -- Common Sense Media
* "The Best Children's Book App to Date" -- FutureBook
* #1 New & Noteworthy Books (UK)
***Created especially for the iPad***
This fully-animated, interactive version of The Three Little Pigs fairy tale is unlike any printed picture book, or even any storybook app, and will dazzle children aged 3 and up.
"(The Three Little Pigs from Nosy Crow) is one of the best renditions of the classic story in the app store. Besides excellent graphics and sounds, you get to help the wolf blow down the houses by way of the iPad’s microphone."-- Gadgetwise, The New York Times
"A must-buy if you have small children. A probably-should-buy even if you don't"
"Do your kids act like the Big Bad Wolf and try to huff and puff and blow the house down? If so, give them the perfect iPad app and let them go to town."
“It is interactive in unique and fun ways that make the story feel more ‘alive’ than any other ebook I’ve read with my child...it’s a multi-media reading experience you and your kids won’t soon forget.”
— Digital Storytime
“This shows the exciting possibilities for story telling in the digital age... Nosy Crow has just raised the bar, the best children’s book app to date.”
- Highly readable and age-appropriate text
- Sophisticated animations on every page
- Hundreds of funny, interactive surprises
- Original soundtrack: each character has his own musical identity
- Listen to the story narrated entirely by children, or choose to read it by yourself
- A different reading experience every time
THINGS TO TRY
- Flick the characters to make them jump, spin and speak
- Blow on the screen to help blow down the pigs' houses
- Help the pigs build each of their houses
- Tilt the screen to reveal more of the scene and find hidden characters
- Chase the pigs down the road in the wolf's van
- Drop the wolf down the chimney and celebrate with the pigs
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Recommended Ages: 1-3, 4-7
Categories: Book, Classics, Reading, Sight Words
Reinstated 'Read to Me' mode.
Ratings and Reviews
The classic story gets a whimsical interactive update.
Worth every penny!
This is one of the best! My little one could play it over and over again. The demo video doesn't do it justice. You can choose to have the game narrate the story/texts while highlighting the words in red to allow for your child to follow along. Love the ability to change paths and produce different outcomes. Can't wait for more!
Not modern, still stuck in traditional roles, scary stuff still intact
I was very excited about these modernized stories as they promoted moving out of gender stereo types, removed the scary aspects and were in a modern setting. So, I downloaded The Three Little Pigs.
It was HUGELY disappointing and appalling from the start:
1. Mom is vacuuming while dad is watching tv. Looks like Leave it to Beaver. Decidedly not modern.
2. Mom says it is time for kids to go out into the world on their own... KIDS! What little kid goes out into the world on their own AND builds a house?
3. The littlest boy says it will be an adventure, the middle girl says she will do all the cleaning if she can stay home and the oldest boy asks who will wash his sock. What?! Hello old stereotypes!
4. Each pig builds a house with no effort and no help. The girl pig says her “tiny house” is cute. More old gender stereotypes. The youngest pig builds a huge three story brick house... with similar effort as others... just throwing up the materials that becomes the house. Where is the cooperation of helping each other? Where is the point of the story about the laziness of building quick is less durable?
5. The wolf in a cake van with no windows chases the pigs. Scary child abduction scenario. Why is the Big Bad Wolf still portrayed as a middle aged guy and why make him look like a child abductor?
6. The wolf goes down the chimney and scalds his bottom in a pot of hot water that is being cooked over a wood burning kitchen stove. How is that modern? At least he doesn’t get cooked.
This story is ridiculous and I cannot believe I spent $5 on it!
Also a very traditionally linear story line and uninteresting digital interaction.
My child will not be watching/ reading this as it has many terrible undercurrent messages. The original has a better message.
- Nosy Crow Limited
- 215.9 MB
- Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- English, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © 2011 Nosy Crow Limited
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.