The Story Mouse Talking Books - Read-along story books for children
By The Story Mouse
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Welcome to The Story Mouse, a top-quality collection of virtual books for children.
Do you remember all those wonderful stories we grew up with? Now they're here, retold with bags of character for your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. But the tale is only half the story! All our titles come with bright, colourful illustrations to complete the listening and reading experience, with lots of fun along the way.
★ Stories from The Story Mouse are presented as virtual books.
Our professional presenter reads the story aloud as the text appears.
On the iPad, each page has an illustration on the left, with the text on the right. On the iPhone and iPod touch, the illustrations are displayed full screen when you hold the device vertically. Turn the device horizontally to display the text.
Sentences are highlighted as the story progresses, making the words easy to follow.
★ Tales from The Story Mouse are perfect for bedtime listening or on a long journey. Not only that, but there is a "read it myself" mode too which turns the voice off. Young readers can then use the app as a regular book to advance the story at their own pace. All our stories are a pure listening experience for younger children, as well as a read-along experience for those who are learning to read.
★ Best of all, The Story Mouse comes with a free story! You can safely purchase more titles in the collection using your iTunes account.
You can sample the first few pages of each title completely free of charge and once you have purchased a story, it can be retrieved on all devices associated with your iTunes account.
We aim to provide first class customer service with fast responses to questions. You'll find the answers to most questions on our website www.thestorymouse.com but if you want to ask us something please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.
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What's New in Version 3.6.1
Resolves a display bug on iPhone 3G
So much fun!
I started with this app with little confidence, having previewed or purchased several storybooks or storybook apps. To my delight, this app came with a free story that captured the imagination of my child and, if I'm being honest; me! The free story was so loved by my daughter we purchased another, then another, each time our expectations were met in excess.
We love the dialect of the readers; so much so that my daughter insists Samson (Bible story) speaks with the same dialect... so I try. Much of the allure for us is the imagery. Where other apps fail is with too much animation or interaction. The images in the Story Mouse books are enough to leave the storytelling up to the listeners' imagination, where it should be, and enough extra sounds and reading style for an inexperienced reader to learn to read it with style 'on your own'.
We don't have them all, but we are enjoying this app and its stories very much!
Space Rock - disappointed
First, I want to thank you for the Story Mouse app - (which gets a 5-star rating from me!) The books that I've purchased before Space Rock I've enjoyed reading to my grandson (age 3+)....
But... Now with the advent of Space Rock, I am very disappointed. Had you used the poem-rhyme in the sample that was offered of the alien that peed from its thumb, I know I would not have purchased "Space Rock".
I do not find this particular book suitable for children... It makes no rhyme or reason why the quality has to be this way. Even though I've purchased it, I've since removed it so it will not be available for him to listen to on his own... At least not until he his much older.
Once satisfied, now disappointed...
Good overall, just 1 frustration...
My 3 year old really enjoys this app. I was a bit concerned when unheard the British accent, but it doesn't seem to affect her understanding of the stories. My only frustration is the alert (red number) on my iPhones home screen. I have a permanent "4". I have no idea why, it isn't 4 new stories available and it doesn't have any updates waiting. I cannot get it to go away and I am tempted to delete the app...but, the 3 year old would be upset!
- Category: Books
- Updated: Mar 23, 2012
- Version: 3.6.1
- Size: 63.4 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: The Story Mouse
- © 2010 The Story Mouse
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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