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Busytown Mysteries

By Loud Crow Interactive Inc.

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Join the colorful characters from Richard Scarry’s acclaimed books as they work together to solve some of Busytown’s toughest mysteries. Presented in a series of full-length interactive adventures called toontales, each Busytown mystery is designed to challenge your child’s deductive reasoning skills in a fun and informative way.

Free to install, the Busytown app features multiple full-length toontale episodes, including one that is unlocked and available for you and your child to enjoy in “freeview” mode. Parents can permanently add this and any other Busytown toontale to their device by purchasing it in a gated and secure area of the app. And the best part? Users that stay “tooned-in” will enjoy future freeview releases and toontale episodes!

The first truly hybrid app experience, Busytown Mysteries combines educational and entertaining activities with dialogue, stories, animations and interactions.

So what are you waiting for? Help Huckle Cat solve the following Busytown mysteries:

Toontale 1 – The Strange Ski Tracks Mystery:

***Available in FREEVIEW mode***
Uncover the clues and test your memory to discover who’s been leaving tracks on the Busytown ski slope!

*EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: Memory Development and Recall

Toontale 2 – The Mystery Present:

Use your counting and matching skills to help Huckle solve the mystery behind the misplaced gift.

*EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: Number and Color Recognition

Toontale 3 – The Missing Pirate Gold:

Put your search and discovery powers to the test at Busytown beach and help Huckle unravel the mystery of the missing pirate gold.

*EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: Shape and Image Association

App Features:

- Each toontale includes two educational activities and three sing along karaoke sequences.

- An interactive summary strengthens deductive reasoning at the end end of every toontale.

- Rich, responsive animations engage children in playful interactions with the characters.

- Learning tools like touch-to-speak technology, character-specific word highlighting and speech bubbles help children grasp pre-reading skills.

- A fully AirPlay compatible design makes it easy to share this experience on the big screen with friends and family.

What's New in Version 1.3

- Free loading puzzles
- Minor bug fixes
- Performance improvements
- Toontales coming soon!


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Customer Reviews

Slow and every little game is expensive.

Not user friendly for a two and a half year old, slow, but great pictures. Every little game is very expensive and not very educational. We love busytown and devour the books but this app is a total ripoff.

Busytown Mysteries

Had a lot of bugs, wouldn't load in ap purchase or connect to wifi properly. Too bad it was cute and my daughter like it.


This app doesn't do anything. When you open it, it just takes you to a bunch of 'mysteries' that you have to pay an additional $2.99 to play. It's a total ripoff.

Busytown Mysteries
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2014
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 77.8 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Loud Crow Interactive Inc.

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Busytown Mysteries - The Mystery Present$2.99
  2. Busytown Mysteries - The Mystery of the Missing Pirate Gold$2.99
  3. Busytown Mysteries - The Strange Ski Tracks Mystery$0.99

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