Discontinued App

Dear Zoo

Highly Commended in the Junior Design Awards 2012 for Best Story App. AN EXCITING NEW WAY TO SHARE THE CLASSIC STORY! Open the crates from the zoo ...

Discontinued App


Highly Commended in the Junior Design Awards 2012 for Best Story App. AN EXCITING NEW WAY TO SHARE THE CLASSIC STORY! Open the crates from the zoo and find a BIG elephant, a TALL giraffe, a very FIERCE lion – and much more! Call out the animal names and noises, and discover the touch-activated animations. Fun for all the family, this app is perfect for cuddling up with and sharing again and again. What will the zoo send you? * * * * * * * * * * REVIEWS “... replicates the experience of the book rather beautifully.” -- Telegraph “One of the best open-the-flap books... and with good sound effects too.” -- Guardian “... some really fun touches... The games of pairs at the end are a perfect, gentle way to test your child's comprehension of the book.” -- Booktrust “Ooh, I do love it when a classic children’s book is given an iPad makeover. Dear Zoo was one of Alfie’s favourite reads when he was small and now Rod Campbell’s timeless tale of unsuitable animal gifting is going all interactive on us.” -- Bambino Goodies * * * * * * * * * * THE CLASSIC DEAR ZOO STORY, PLUS: ★ Lively animation that responds to your child’s touch. ★ Two ways to enjoy the app: “Read the book” or “Read to me”. ★ “Read to me” audio narrated by the award-winning actress Caroline Quentin. ★ Simple, accessible and suitable for even the littlest iPad user. ★ New artwork, drawn especially by Rod Campbell. ★ Background audio and music. ★ Picking Pairs game: simple, educational and fun! ★ Clear and straightforward instructions. Watch a demo video at: www.panmacmillan.com/dearzooapp * * * * * * * * * * HINTS, TIPS AND THINGS TO TRY: ✓ Suitable for children aged 18 months and up. ★ Tap the arrows to move forwards and backwards to your favourite animal. ★ Tap the crates to open them. ★ Tap the animals to enlarge them, or wait for the auto-play. ★ Stroke, swipe or tap to discover the interactive animations. Swing around with the monkey, or have a go at trying to catch the frog! ★ Is the lion TOO fierce? Don’t worry! A swift tap returns the animal to its crate and sends it safely back to the zoo. * * * * * * * * * * PRAISE FOR THE CLASSIC DEAR ZOO BOARD BOOK a Mumsnet Best Children’s Book (2011) “A wonderful book. I read this to both my children as babies and they absolutely loved it!” -- Mumsnet reader review “A classic for the under fives.” -- Daily Telegraph “A classic hide-and-seek story. A great book for teaching children about animals.” -- Mother & Baby “Kids gain endless delight from lifting the flaps to see the animal, and rare is the household where this book doesn’t become an instant hit and long-time favourite.” -- Independent * * * * * * * * * * ABOUT ROD CAMPBELL Rod has been writing and illustrating children’s books for over thirty years. Best known for DEAR ZOO, he is also the creator of the much-loved preschool character Buster. Ingeniously simple, with touches of gentle humour, Rod’s books are loved all over the world by children, parents and teachers alike.


Technical specifications

Version: 1.0

Size: 22.77 MB


Price: 4,49 €

Developed by Pan Macmillan

Day of release: 0000-00-0

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