App DescriptionOur thoughts and prayers go out to all of the children, parents and educators in Newtown, CT. In support of the 1,600 copies of "The Kissing Hand" physical book being donated to the children of Newtown by Tanglewood Press, we are offering the digital book app free to children everywhere for a period of time. We hope this story about the power of love will offer comfort to your family as we all heal.
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 of Dr. Seuss with features that entertain and promote reading, this omBook appeals to readers of all ages.
Recommended Ages: 3 - 8
★ 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!
★ 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
omBook™ - "Beyond the eBook"
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Official Tanglewood Press licensed iPad, iPhone and iPod touch App.
March 13, 2013 New version 2.2
November 30, -0001 Initial Release