Prancing, Dancing Lily - An Interactive Storybook by Marsha Diane Arnold
By Fat Red Couch, Inc.
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Named as a Top 20 Book App for Summer Reading Fun 2014 by the Book App Alliance!
4.5 stars – Digital Storytime
4 stars - “… a delightful story about keeping true to yourself and finding ways to share your special talent. We liked the fact that a variety of actors were used to give each character it’s own unique voice; and the sound effects, music, and animations really helped to bring the story to life.” – The iMums
4 stars - “This app is great for spending time together, increasing vocabulary, and improving reading abilities.” - Famigo
"Can you name a dance that fits you perfectly? The conga is one for me!" - Lily
A delightful, kid-friendly, super-fun interactive children's storybook app with puzzles, Prancing Dancing Lily tells the tale of a spirited cow who doesn’t fit in with the herd. Prancing Dancing Lily would rather kick up her heels, so she leaves her farm in search of her perfect dance. When Lily finally finds the dance for her, she returns home to her herd and teaches them to drum and dance in line… a Conga line! Lily’s adventures bring joy to all the cows in the herd. In the end, Lily finally becomes the next lead bell cow.
Follow Lily around the world, from New York City to Spain to Senegal. Learn new dances, a bit of geography, and make new friends around the globe.
Notable features include:
◆ Interactive children's storybook
◆ Engaging puzzles with three difficulty levels
◆ Fun, interactive animations
◆ "Read to Me" and "Read by Myself" modes
◆ Comical illustrations
◆ Tap to make Lily moo, twirl, and cause a “cowmotion”
◆ Many sound and animation surprises to discover
◆ Professional audio narration and voices; custom background audio
◆ Free Activity Guide for Parents and Teachers available on FatRedCouch website
The award-winning story, first published as a book by Marsha Diane Arnold and illustrated by John Manders, was inspired by Ms. Arnold’s own childhood; she raised Ayrshire cows with her father in Kansas.
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• Does not collect or share any location and/or personal data
• Does not contain any ads
• Does not contain In-App Purchases
• Does not contain Social Network Integration
• Does contain links to the AppStore (rate), to our other children's apps, and to our website
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What's New in Version 1.4.0
Lily says, "Remember - nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance."
Prancing, Dancing Lily now works more marvelously with iOS 7. We also found a few bugs running around Lily's pasture, caught them, and remoooooved them permanently.
Finally, we'd like to thank you all very much for supporting our efforts at FatRedCouch! Please send us your feedback at support@FatRedCouch.com - we'd love to hear from you.
Very Nice, Heart-Warming Story
The best thing about this book, apart from the lovely illustrations and engaging narration, is the actual story. It is an original story too! While I love classic fairy tales and fables, it's great to read other books and discover new characters. Although the animation is quite simple, it is enough for this book and fits very nicely. Well done!
Dancing Cow Adventure Story
Very entertaining story about Lily's search for her place in life. She never gave up, met interesting characters along the way and finally found what she was looking for. Loved the panning scenes, character voices, lively illustrations and attention to writing letters back home (a lost art). The story lends itself to geography lessons and learning about other cultures and their music.
Adorably illustrated story app
This is a wonderfully illustrated and animated book app. Lily is cute, and the way the pages scroll across a scene combined with the animations brings the story to life. The app has good interactivity, and the narration is professionally done. The story is a great story as well - entertaining for adults and kids.
- Category: Books
- Updated: Feb 12, 2014
- Version: 1.4.0
- Size: 48.1 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Fat Red Couch, Inc.
- © 2012-2013 Fat Red Couch, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.