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Builda the Re-Bicycler is a interactive storybook with a great sense of style, use of color as well as positive message.
What's New** Updated iPad retina display icon. **
App DescriptionBuilda the Re-Bicycler is an eco-conscious fable that will engage, educate, and inspire your young reader.
** "The app is simply one of the best-made weâ€™ve seen." - theiPhoneAppReview.com **
** "This is a really great buy." - PadGadget **
** "Thoughtful and polished throughout." - Digital Storytime **
** "A well-done and importantly-themed ebook that I recommend downloading." - Smart Apps For Kids **
The island of Midlandia is bicycle-crazy - but a problem seems to be piling up. When the town dump overflows with discarded bikes, Builda the factory owner springs into action. Can her plan to reduce, reuse, and recycle save the day?
With custom music, audio, and special effects, this digital book from Midlandia Press (creators of The Pirate Koostoe for the iPad) gives young readers an entertaining and educational 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 vibrant illustrations, thoughtful storytelling, and various forms of interactivity, Builda the Re-Bicycler is a clever character-builder that will appeal to readers of all ages while encouraging social consciousness.
This digital book can be enjoyed in three modes:
â€˘ Read-to-me â€“ listen to the narrated story with words highlighted as they are read
â€˘ Read-to-myself â€“ read the story in its traditional form
â€˘ Auto-play â€“ story is narrated, with automatic page turns. Perfect for younger children!
Additional features include:
â€˘ Detailed, colorful artwork
â€˘ All-original musical compositions
â€˘ Pages pan and zoom to guide the eye and accentuate the story
â€˘ Animation and interactive touch elements
â€˘ Hidden â€śEaster eggâ€ť elements
â€˘ Story narration by the author
â€˘ End-of-story discussion questions to encourage reader reflection
Builda the Re-Bicycler is part of the "Tales of Midlandia" series, a wonderful collection of humorous, enriching, 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 tantrumsâ€”the Midlandians experience it all. The series debuted on the iPad with The Pirate Koostoe in December of 2011. With a cast of nearly thirty characters, more â€śTalesâ€ť are soon to followâ€¦
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â€˘ Does not collect personal information
â€˘ Does not contain ads or in-app purchases
â€˘ Does not have links to social networks
â€˘ 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
June 24, 2012 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
May 01, 2012 New version 1.2
April 20, 2012 Initial Release