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The Kissing Hand is a beautiful adaptation about family love and separation anxiety which includes narration, sound effects and other mild interactive elements.

What's New

Parental gating feature added: app catalog and info screen are now "parents only"

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- "4 stars out of 4. Download this one. It is special" - USA Today
- "An essential book app...for any digital library" - Digital Storytime
- "A must-read for all families" - KinderTown

School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, his mother shares a family secret called The Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary. A New York Times #1 bestseller, this heartwarming book has become a children's classic, touching the lives of millions of children and their parents, especially at times of separation.

New features only available in this omBook include professional narration, background audio and enlarged artwork for each scene. To promote reading in young children, individual words are highlighted as the story is read and words zoom up when pictures are touched. By combining the original text and artwork with features that entertain and promote reading, this omBook appeals to readers of all ages.

Recommended Ages: 3 - 8

SPECIAL FEATURES:
- Record your own voice
- Share voice tracks with others that own this app
- Page selector
- Retina main menu
- New options for sound effects, hot spots and alerts

Three ways to read this omBook (Oceanhouse Media digital book):
- "Read to Me" — listen to the narrated story with words highlighted as they are read
- "Read it Myself" — read the book in its traditional form
- "Auto Play" — plays like a movie, automatically reading and turning pages. Great for younger children!

Additional Features:
- Picture / Word association — words zoom up and are spoken when pictures are touched
- Individual words highlight and are read aloud when tapped
- Professional audio narration
- Custom background audio for each scene
- Pages pan & zoom to accentuate the beautiful, original artwork
- This 'Universal App' is optimized for Retina displays and the iPad

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Official Tanglewood Press licensed iPad, iPhone and iPod touch App.

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App Changes

February 28, 2014 New version 2.6.1
January 29, 2014 New version 2.6
January 22, 2014 Price Decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
March 13, 2013 New version 2.2
November 30, -0001 Initial Release

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