App of the week: Luca Lashes


lucalashesName: Luca Lashes

What is it? The Luca Lashes’ interactive eBook and app series are based on main character, Luca, whose magical eyelashes help make him brave. Geared toward children ages 0-4, the series help turn “fearful firsts” into educational experiences, whether it’s a child’s first haircut, first dentist visit, first swimming lesson, and more.

Best for: Children ages 0-4

Price: FREE

Rated: 4+

Requirements: Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires Android 2.0.1 and up.

Features:

• Multilingual audio narration (English, French, Italian, Spanish, and coming soon Chinese)
• Interactive sound effects for each scene w/ some animation
• “Read to me” or “By myself” option
• Original music composed to enhance each story
• Screen Tilt Animation
• Pages are dimensional to enhance the learning experience
• This “Universal App” is optimized for Retina displays and the iPad
• Word/Sound association—words are highlighted as they are spoken
• Hand drawn illustrations

Links: [Apple] https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/luca-lashes-the-brown-eyed/id490018287?mt=8

[Android] https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.flyingword.LucaLashes.BEBEn

[Amazon] http://www.amazon.com/Luca-Lashes-Brown-Magic-Eyelashes/dp/B006P4CMV0/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1324595452&sr=8-2

[Nook] http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/luca-lashes-the-brown-eyed-boy-luca-lashes-llc/1108148774?ean=2940043874993&itm=1&usri=luca+lashes

Meris Stansbury

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