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Oy Mexico

By Oy Ahoy

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Description

Let your kid take a great journey into a famous Mexican tradition, and experience a sweet illustrated adventure inspired by the popular Mexican festival Days of the Dead or “Dia De los Muertos”. This app is an cute interactive story about a boy and the relationship to his grandfather that has passed away.

★ NOMINATED AT CUT THE WIRE AWARDS FOR INNOVATION.
★ Top 10 in kids Apps / By Apps 4 Kids

YOUR KIDS WILL LEARN ABOUT:
✔ Geography
✔ Mexican Culture
✔ Mexican Traditions
✔ Life & Death

FEATURES:
✔ No in-app purchases!
✔ No banner ads!
✔ Kid optimized interface!
✔ Bedtime friendly!
✔ Developed together with parents.
✔ Made wordless to reduce stress & unrest.
✔ Localized for 6 languages.
✔ World class illustrations by Wilmer Murillo.
✔ Handmade artwork.


It is the first app in a series of freshly illustrated experiences to introduce kids to the diverse cultures of the world.

INTERACTIONS:
✔ Play Mexican Music with the old grandpa.
✔ Let the dogs have a ride in a Ferris wheel.
✔ Give offerings for the grandpa.
✔ Help the balloon vendor to get down from the skies
✔ Pick flowers and bring them to the cemetery
✔ Make it bedtime by turning the moon off
✔ Walk through the Mexican town and join the celebration
✔ This and much more...

Oy Mexico gives the kid a more positive picture of what happens to us after we pass away, and makes the subject much easier to talk with your kid about, something that according to Child Psychologists is very important.

About Oy Ahoy:
Oy Ahoy is a design and development studio that makes cultural learning experiences for kids. We make mobile apps to introduce kids to different cultures and traditions of the world. To ensure the most accurate interpretation of the cultural themes we collaborate with the best illustrators from the given region. Storytelling, game play, and great illustrations are the components we use to engage the kids and to inspire conversations between parent and kids.

Recommended ages: 1-3, 4-7
Categories: Creative Play
Video: http://vimeo.com/user7468149

***Developed and optimized for iPad***
We highly recommend updating to iOS 5 for best performance.

Languages: English, German, Swedish, Dutch, Spanish, Chinese

Illustrations © 2011 by Wilmer Murillo - http://wilmermurillo.com/

CONTACT:
Don’t hesitate to contact us at hello@oyahoy.com for technical issues, feedback and general questions, we’ll happily answer as quick as possible.

What's New in Version 1.2

Thanks for great support and your great reviews. We are happy to give you
an update to solve your issues and some more fun stuff for the kids.

★ New languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Chinese, Dutch, Sweden, and Danish is now supported
★ Catch the fireflies
★ Water the flowers again and again
★ Make the skeletons jump!

✔ Fixed sound bugs
✔ Improved navigation
✔ Improved performance on early iOS versions

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Customer Reviews

Delightful

Great illustrations. I will use this with my students! Please make more!

Little bit racist

I would not use this app in class, because of the stereotypical man sleeping on the sidewalk with the poncho and the sombrero.

Greats

Love it!! Very cute and interactive

Oy Mexico
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  • Free
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2
  • Size: 34.9 MB
  • Languages: English, Chinese, Danish, German, Spanish, Swedish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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