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A Present for Milo is a fun and inventive interactive storybook app ideal for new readers that will entertain the whole family.
What's New--Bug fixes
App DescriptionWhoâ€™s knocking on the mouse hole? When mouse peeks out, he sees Miloâ€¦and off they go! Down the hallâ€¦through the kitchenâ€¦up the stairsâ€¦across the pianoâ€¦around and around and around and aroundâ€”Milo and mouse turn the house upside down as they scamper, pounce, jump and bounce through every room. Itâ€™s a spirited chase right up to the exuberant surprise ending! Every screen invites the user right into Miloâ€™s world of toys, music, and mayhemâ€”including a rocket, a UFO, a piano with keys that bash, paintings that jump from their frames and a giggly pack of mischievous mice.
With more than 80 tap-interactive objects that initiate more than 125 animations just right for active young fingers and minds, this interactive exciting cat-chases-mouse story is ideal for pre-readers and young readers alike. With simple vocabulary and sound-out words, A PRESENT FOR MILO provides a fun, engaging read-to or read-aloud experience at a terrific value. Itâ€™s perfect for pre-readers and young readersâ€”all animations, narration and sound effects are activated by a simple finger tap or swipe.
Itâ€™s hours of fun with a thoroughly engaging story, animations, tap-able surprises and silly sound effectsâ€”a perfect digital storybook.
Hereâ€™s what the critics are saying:
"'Milo' raises the bar for interactivity within the book apps category, and its delightful surprise ending will have kids wanting to read it again and again" â€“ USAToday.com
â€śI love it. Mostly I love the small details in the touch aspect that shows more innovation in the space - and better execution. The rocket, the musical notes and metronome...it is an eBook, with almost game like function - which is a great balance.â€ť â€“ Daniel Donahoo, Wired â€“ GeekDad blogger
"A Present for Milo is infused with sheer joy. This infectious quality is the best thing about the new story app." Wired â€“ GeekMom
"This app is a fun visual treat that encourages kids to touch everything they see on the screen." 5/5 Rating â€“ Common Sense Media
â€śAmazingâ€¦the perfect book app to stimulate, engage and develop reading skillsâ€¦. a high level of interactivityâ€¦.fabulous animation. Ruckus Media is once more producing a top quality book app, an app in line with their goal to 're-invent family entertainment'." â€“ FUN EDUCATIONAL APPS
â€˘ Parents' Choice Award Winner: Mobile Apps
â€˘ About.comâ€™s 2011 Readersâ€™ Choice Award for â€śBest App for Kidsâ€ť
â€˘ Mom's Choice Awards' "Best in Family-Friendly Products"
â€˘ â€śBest Apps Ever Award" Finalist (from 148apps.com)
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