What's New

-Bug Fixes
-Increased Stability
-Increased Image Quality

App Description

2013 Dr. Toy 2013 Best Vacation Products Award Winner
2012 Parents' Choice Silver Award Winner
2012 National Parenting Publications (NAPPA) Silver Award
2012 Media of the Year Award - Creative Child Magazine
2012 Tillywig Brain Child Award
2012 e-Spark “Top of the Class” App Award Winner
2012 National Parenting Center Seal of Approval

-If you teach a unit on dinosaurs or fossils, this app is a must include! -iPad Curriculum
-Following their most excellent iPad app from 2011, Ansel & Clair’s Adventures in Africa, Cognitive Kid has now come out with a new iPad app, Ansel and Clair: Cretaceous Dinosaurs. Just like the Africa app, this one is fantastic fun and very educational - Wired/Geekdad
-Ansel and Clair: Cretaceous Dinosaurs was created by Cognitive Kid, Inc., the same creators as for Ansel and Clair Adventures in Africa has won numerous "best of" and educational app awards. I have not checked out Adventures in Africa, but was definitely interested in seeing what all the hype was about. Does it live up?.... I totally see what everyone was talking about. This is a great app for learning. 5/5 Stars - A Matter of App
-FABULOUS FUN & LEARNING- …We have spent many, many hours field-testing this new app with a wide variety of ages… The “gaming” format keeps the kids entirely focused; they barely have time to come up for air - Teachers with Apps
-We loved this first in the series dinosaur application - Applicable2U
-Loaded with educational content ranging from paleontology to geology to zoology. The app has a stellar interface and ultimately looks great. - Famigo
-Incredibly dynamic and involving, especially with the excellent, video game like appearance and interaction. There is much to explore and learn.  Kids love dinosaurs, so they will love this app - Apps for Kids Reviews

- From the creators of the award winning “Ansel & Clair Adventures in Africa” app comes a new series of Ansel & Clair adventures focused on dinosaurs. The three apps that are part of the Dinosaur Trilogy explore the different dinosaur periods, which are the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods. The first app in the Trilogy is “Ansel & Clair Cretaceous Dinosaurs”.

- Original characters developed exclusively for the iPad: Ansel, a friendly inter-galactic travel photographer from the planet Virtoos, and Clair, a brilliant Virtoosian robot


To learn more about Ansel & Clair, visit the company website at www.anselandclair.com.

Here is what reviewers had to say about “Ansel & Clair Adventures in Africa”:
-“This is one of the best educational apps for kids on the iPad” – USA Today
-“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 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

Here are some of the awards that “Ansel & Clair Adventures in Africa” won:
-Dr. Toy Top 10 Tech Products of 2011
-2011 Media of the Year Award - Creative Child
-2011 Tillywig Brain Child Award
-Parent's Choice Recommended Product Award
-Winner of National Parenting Center Seal of Approval
-2011 Academics' Choice Smart Media Award

Member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids & families
Recommended Ages: 4-7, 8-10

iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • February 17, 2015 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • February 12, 2015 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • January 29, 2015 Price increase: $1.99 -> $4.99
  • June 08, 2013 New version 1.1
  • June 02, 2012 Initial release