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Ansel & Clair’s Adventures in Africa
Ansel and Clair’s Adventures in Africa is now a part of the Fingerprint Network for learning and play!
Join Ansel, the friendly intergalactic photographer from the exotic planet Virtoos, and Clair, a brilliant Virtoosian robot as they embark on an adventure throughout Earth’s largest continent, Africa!
Travel from the mouth of the Nile to the Cape of Good Hope while meeting and learning about Africa’s inhabitants. Explore the inside of the pyramids of Cairo in all their ancient glory, meet the animals of the Serengeti, and travel through the vast Saharan Desert.
Ansel & Clair’s Adventures in Africa features:
- Completely supported by audio, the app offers hours of independent exploration and learning for both kids who have not yet learnt to read as well as for older kids who can read
- Engaging gameplay
- Take 29 spectacular photos; Collect & arrange photos in the Travel Log
- Deeply enriching and immersive: Utilizes a high-impact, thematic & contextual approach to teach:
- Primary Focus: Geography, History and Science
- Secondary Focus: Vocabulary and reading
- Concepts: Camouflage, migration, nocturnal, herbivore, predator, vertebrate, cold-blooded
- Learn more through innovative “ClairVision”: 50+ screens supported by both dialog and text and 30+ contextual hyperlink illustrations
- Original music: Audio recording and music by a Grammy nominated team
- Spectacular interactions & animations, quests, puzzles & games bring learning to life in 3 visually stunning, interactive locales - Nile Valley, Sahara Desert & Serengeti Plains
Ansel & Clair’s Adventures in Africa includes 5 games & puzzles with multiple levels to entertain and challenge kids of different ages and levels.
Accolades for Ansel & Clair’s Adventures in Africa:
- Dr. Toy Top 10 Tech Products of 2011
- 2011 Media of the Year Award - Creative Child Magazine
- 2011 Tillywig Brain Child Award
- Parent's Choice Recommended Product Award
- Dr. Toy Top 100 Toys of 2011 Award
- Winner of National Parenting Center Seal of Approval
- Winner of Kids First Endorsement - Coalition for Quality Media
- #1 "Staff Favorites" - Apple iTunes, "Back to School Picks" ”What’s Hot” and “New & Noteworthy”
What Critics have to say about Ansel & Clair’s Adventures in Africa:
- “This is one of the best educational apps for kids on the iPad” – USAToday
- “A hidden gem! This magnificent-looking app takes kids on a magical learning adventure through Africa" - Commonsense Media
- “One of the BEST apps I have seen. I am truly amazed” – iPad Curriculum
- "Incredible...5 STAR Educational App…The students gave the app an initial road-test last week and I haven’t been able to get them off since!" – Teachers With Apps
- "You had better believe the iPad can act as a portable edutainment center, and this continental adventure starring a pair of space aliens offers the perfect example" –The Washington Times
- “Ansel & Clair's Adventures in Africa is the reason parents let their children play with their iPads & why teachers buy iPads for their classroom” – iApps for Teachers
- "Best Fun Educational Game App for Kids" – Fun Educational Apps
The Fingerprint Network
Ansel & Clair: Adventures in Africa is part of the Fingerprint Network of games for Learning and Play. Fingerprint offers a range of features to support the whole family including:
- A Shared Family Account makes it easy for kids and parents to share a device and allows parents to track the game play and learning of multiple children under a single account.
- In-App messaging lets kids and parents to send one another fun and encouraging messages.
- A curated Game Catalog suggests new Apps based on your child's interests and learning levels.
- Parent Controls keep In-App-Purchase behind a parent gate.
- January 11, 2013 Initial release
- February 01, 2013 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $1.99
- February 04, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $4.99
- March 16, 2013 New version 1.1
- September 14, 2014 New version 1.2
- February 12, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
- February 17, 2015 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
- August 07, 2015 New version 1.3