What's New- Beautifully brightened colours, responsive labels, high resolution graphics and additional sound design
- Three brand new packs: Starter Atlas Puzzles, Great Cities and North America (with puzzles of their own)
- Starter Atlas updated with new countries, extra photographs and US states (in response to popular demand)
App DescriptionExtend your horizons with 3 brand-new packs for Barefoot World Atlas: â€śNorth Americaâ€ť, â€śGreat Citiesâ€ť and â€śWorld Puzzlesâ€ť.
Barefoot World Atlas is a magical, interactive 3D globe that invites children to explore the regions and countries of the world, discovering 100s of fascinating features and immersing themselves in the rich wonders of our planet.
Geographer and BBC TV presenter Nick Crane is your guide as you fly at will around this beautiful globe, created by artist David Dean. Explore the worldâ€™s continents, great oceans and changing environments. Meet different people around the planet and find out about their way of life. Encounter amazing wildlife, and discover landmarks, natural features and famous buildings.
The new packs for Barefoot World Atlas offer exciting, absorbing and interactive content:
â€śNorth Americaâ€ť provides 120 new features for the USA and Canada. It includes audio narration by ThĂ©rĂ¨se Plummer and WolframAlpha-enhanced data on all the states of the USA and the provinces and territories of Canada. Browse through stunning photographs, explore the history and geography, and expand your knowledge of their shapes, flags and positions with fun and challenging puzzles.
From BogotĂˇ to Bangkok, â€śGreat Citiesâ€ť allows you to travel to 100 of the most fascinating and significant cities in the world. North Indian storyteller Seema Anand is your guide as you find out what makes these cities truly â€śgreatâ€ť. This pack also includes WolframAlpha-enhanced key data, photographs and a new puzzle.
â€śWorld Puzzlesâ€ť invites you to test your knowledge of the facts and figures in Barefoot World Atlas in a variety of wit-sharpening ways. Includes a jigsaw of the world and a flags and countries matching puzzle.
Each pack is available as an in-app purchase.
This is an interactive atlas for the digital age. This engaging and educational app vividly communicates how all parts of our world are interconnected and reveals some of the ideas and initiatives that are helping to shape a sustainable future. Young children will delight in playing with the 3D globe and exploring its features, while older children can delve deeper to discover a wealth of facts and insights including live data for every country from Wolfram|AlphaÂ®. Barefoot World Atlas is a multi-language, universal app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
With the new Barefoot World Atlas packs, you truly have the world at your fingertips!
â€śThe whole app is wonderful and though itâ€™s obviously aimed at children, it will prove to be just as diverting for parents.â€ť
â€“ The Telegraph
â€śBarefoot World Atlas is one of the best exploration apps there is, with so much to explore in such an intuitive way. Anyone can enjoy using and learning from this app, and it provides a brilliant atlas for your household.â€ť
Praise for the first version:
â€śGeography has never been more addictive.â€ť
â€śTapping any text box to have it read aloud is fantastic and keeps the kids entertained for hours! Great app all round.â€ť
â€˘ An interactive globe that children can spin, zoom and fly around
â€˘ Extensive Information on every country
â€˘ Hundreds of animated features to discover
â€˘ Innovative interface allows navigation by multiple routes
â€˘ Beautiful animated illustrations by artist David Dean
â€˘ Written text and spoken narration by geographer Nick Crane
â€˘ Hundreds of carefully chosen photographs
â€˘ An evocative soundscape with ever-changing music and effects
â€˘ Live country data from Wolfram|AlphaÂ®
â€˘ Multi-language, universal app optimised for the retina display
English, French, Spanish, Catalan, Japanese, German
The Barefoot World Atlas app is based on the acclaimed hardback atlas (Barefoot Books World Atlas by Nicholas Crane and David Dean) published in October 2011.
December 12, 2013 New version 3.0.1
November 29, 2013 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
November 15, 2013 New version 2.2.10
October 01, 2013 New version 2.2.9
September 23, 2013 New version 2.2.8
November 30, -0001 Initial Release