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App DescriptionThe Pirate Koostoe is a humorous and heartfelt tale that will help your young reader to grow socially.
** "It is amazingly well produced, and offers a little bit of everything for children." - theiPadfan.com **
** "This is a great book at a great price." - PadGadget **
** "If you’re a parent of a grade schooler or teach children in that age range then I would highly recommend this app." - Smart Apps For Kids **
In this Tales of Midlandia storybook, little Koostoe has one big dream: he wants to be a pirate! While things don't work out as planned, Koostoe learns that he doesn't have to be a pirate to find treasure all around him.
With custom music, audio, and special effects, this digital book gives young readers an experience they will want to relive again and again. To help develop early reading skills, each word of the story is highlighted as it is read. Combining rich, detailed illustrations, thoughtful storytelling, and enriching interactivity, The Pirate Koostoe for the iPad is a treasure that will appeal to readers of all ages.
This digital book can be enjoyed in three modes:
• Read-to-me – listen to the narrated story with words highlighted as they are read
• Read-to-myself – read the story in its traditional form
• Auto-play – story is narrated, with automatic page turns. Perfect for younger children!
Additional features include:
• Fabulously colorful artwork
• Animation and highlighted interactive touch elements
• Pages pan and zoom to guide the eye and accentuate the story
• Hidden “Easter egg” elements
• Story narration by the author
• End-of-story discussion questions to encourage reader reflection
• Nearly a dozen original musical themes
The Pirate Koostoe is part of the “Tales of Midlandia” series, a wonderful collection of humorous, educational, and thought-provoking stories brought to you online and in print by Midlandia Press. Each story deals with universal concepts and social situations that are relatable to any young child or parent. From bullying to bad dreams, from table manners to temper tantrums—the Midlandians experience it all. With a cast of nearly thirty characters, more “Tales” are soon to follow…
• Video trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tqmmpnmu0EI
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• Does not collect personal information
• Does not contain ads or in-app purchases
• Does not have links to social networks
• Does contain links to the Midlandia Press website and certain retailers that carry our print materials, but does not allow for any direct purchase of products
November 26, 2012 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
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April 27, 2012 New version 1.3
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November 30, -0001 Initial Release