Just in time for the man in red’s arrival, today’s Amazon Free App of the Day is How The Grinch Stole Christmas (4.5/5 stars, all ages, FREE today only), an interactive storybook created by Oceanhouse Media. From Amazon:
Now you can read it on a plane or in a train.
You can sing it in a box or with a fox.
The Grinch’s story, you cannot avoid.
Because now you can read it on your Android!
A Classic and Complex Rhyme, Every Tongue Tying Time
The Grinch hates Who-ville’s holiday celebrations, and plans to steal all the presents to prevent Christmas from coming. However, the Grinch soon discovers the true meaning of this festive holiday, changing his heart forever. This time-honored classic of wacky rhymes and whimsical illustrations has been delighting children since 1957. Now you can enjoy the simple charm of How The Grinch Stole Christmas! with the intelligence and enhancements of Android.
Read to Me or Read Alone, Lots of Reading Options for Your Phone [or Tablet]
The available reading options are sure to enhance your child’s learning experience and overall enjoyment. Choose from one of the three ways to read this omBook: Read to Me, Read it Myself, or Auto Play. The Read to Me option allows your child to listen to the narrated story, highlighting the words as they are read. The Read it Myself option allows your child to read each page in the traditional form and turn the pages with a swipe. Auto Play will play the story like a movie, automatically reading and turning the pages; the best option for very young children.
Dr. Seuss Books Make Great Teachers, Especially with All These Additional Features
Professional Narration and Colorful Illustration
The professional narration enlivens the story with powerful and unique voices for each character. Follow this bitter fellow and watch as the Grinch learns a heartwarming lesson. The silly voices are perfectly paired with digital artwork for each page. The background audio adds music and sound effects to complement the events of the story. This animated narration of characters, original illustrations from Dr. Seuss, and lively sound effects are sure to make your little one giggle.
Touch and Learn with Every Page Turn
Your child can touch anywhere on the screen and learn a new word. Individual words are highlighted as the story is read making it simple for children to follow along and recognize words. Touch the words or long press the paragraph to have them repeated. To enhance learning by picture and word association, your child can touch any image on the screen and the word will pop up, identifying the object in bright, bold letters.