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Chosen as a Top 10 Educational iPad app by Digital Storytime
Chosen as a Top 5 Interactive Bedtime Story by Digital Storytime
Penelope The Purple Pirate
Written by Melissa Northway
Illustrated by Paul Johnson
Ages: 4-8 years
Adventurous children whose imaginations know no bounds will find a kindred spirit in Penelope. Come along on her journey as her bedroom opens up into world of pirates, the open sea, buried treasure and trusted friends. Discussion questions, ideas for additional interaction for the pre-school classroom and home, and fun facts about the sea creatures in the story are included in the app. For more information and additional resources, visit www.melissanorthway.com.
About this App:
PicPocket Books brings quality children’s picture book literature to digital media. Now, children can enjoy their favorites stories on-the-go, even when they do not have a physical book to read.
Parents, take notice. This App:
- Does not includes analytics.
- Does not collect or share any personal data.
- Does not contain any ads.
- Does not contain any In App Purchases.
- Does not contain Social Network Integration.
- Links to the iTunes App Store for the option to see other family-friendly, educational apps from PicPocket Books and KidsMathFun.
This INTERACTIVE STORYBOOK app promotes EARLY LEARNING and helps your children develop READING skills by connecting the spoken audio words and sounds with the written word on the page. PicPocket Books' Learn-to-Read highlighting feature is an additional READING aid.
PicPocket Books offer a unique and new experience, combining the beauty of quality picture books with audio recordings and interactive visual text. This combination enables independent enjoyment for children regardless of reading level, subtle support for early readers, and nostalgic fun for adults.
Whether standing in a grocery line, taking a car trip, or waiting in a doctor's office, PicPocket Books provide personal, interactive story experiences. The books can be downloaded with one click or tap, and provide educational and entertainment value to children and adults alike.
Your PicPocket Book is a perfect complement to regular story time with parents or grandparents, and a gentle alternative to flashy, fast-paced digital media time.
- high fidelity, full-color illustrations that stay true to the original print book
- high quality audio recording
- highlighted text corresponds with audio - each word highlights as it is read to help new readers understand the connection between words and sounds
- excellent for beginning readers or curious pre-readers.
- turn pages with an easy swipe
- stories downloadable directly to your device, anytime, anywhere, on-the-go.
- Animated elements and audio hot spots for additional levels of interaction
This app collects no personal data, contains no ads, In-app-puchases, or social network integration. The app contains a link to the iTunes App Store for more educational apps from PicPocket Books and Kids Math Fun.
PicPocket Books is a member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.
Recommended Ages: 4-7, 8-10
Categories: BOOKS, READING
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Great Story for Kids of all Ages
Penelope is a lovely story that inspires creative thinking and imagination. I love reading it to my little one but it's also great listening to the narrator. She has such a cute voice and my daughter truly relates and enjoys it. Highly recommended.
Read and learn
This app doesn't have a lot of bells and whistles and that doesnt matter. It's a sweet story about a bold she pirate and has lots of fun facts at the back. great to see such a confident female character in a story!