The Jellybean Tunes App Report: Volume 41

by Moms With Apps on August 1, 2012

Create a masterpiece, learn about animals, and then take a journey to Eyepatch Island. The 41st app report brings you the latest news and product announcements from our network of family-friendly app developers. If you have news to announce, or simply want to get a sneak peek at next week’s news, visit the Product Announcements forum.

The jelly beans will be taking a break next week, but will return in two weeks with what should be a jam packed report. In the meantime, be sure to watch for the upcoming back to school promotions at Moms With Apps and Technology in (Spl) Education.

Please take a moment to read the full app descriptions, and to screen the apps you download, in order to fully understand the features and elements in the app. If you find an app you like, please write a review.

- Garry Froehlich | Jellybean Tunes

Apps for Little Ones

Caillou Stickers! Caillou Stickers! by Night & Day Studios, Inc.: Get creative within Caillou’s world! Play with everything in Caillou’s life: his pets, friends, foods, toys and more. Use the 138 stickers and your imagination to design your very own scenes. You will find special backgrounds to get you started, like a campground, bus stop, farm house, and birthday party. iPhone and iPad: $0.99
Moo for Kids HD Moo for Kids HD by Apps and Kids: How to combine learning and fun for kids? Moo for Kids HD is the answer! Moo for Kids HD has two parts – learning and guessing. In the learning part kids can scroll and touch the animals and laugh when they hear different sounds in response. In the guessing part three animals are shown and a sound is made. Guess which animal is that and it will give you a small performance! iPad: Free
Animal World - Peekaboo Play & Learn Animal World – Peekaboo Play & Learn by Moo Moo Lab LLC: Multilingual educational app for preschooler, toddler, and baby to learn new animal names! Interactive peekaboo plus 3 bonus fun games with different levels. iPhone and iPad: Free + In-App Purchases

Books

Chug the Bug in 3D - A Peek 'n Play Story App Chug the Bug in 3D – A Peek ‘n Play Story App by Mobad Games: Chug – a timid young bug who doesn’t know what type of bug he is – boldly embarks on a self-discovering adventure to school for the very first time. He meets an array of charismatic new friends, from tickling ladybugs and speedy grasshoppers, to singing dragonflies and booming beetles. The newfound friends work together using their unique characteristics and abilities to overcome familiar childhood situations and challenges. iPhone and iPad: $4.99, Mac: $4.99
Argus Pegleg and the Treasure of Eyepatch Island Argus Pegleg and the Treasure of Eyepatch Island by Hamson Design Group Pty Ltd: Arrr! A treasure hunt is afoot, and you’re right in the middle of it as you search for the mysterious treasures of Eyepatch Island with Captain Pegleg and his crew, along the way choosing the direction the story takes. iPhone and iPad: $2.99

Creative Play

PlayART by Tapook PlayART by Tapook by Tapook Publishing: Play, learn and create your masterpiece with elements taken from the original works of five important painters: Vincent Van Gogh, Paul C├ęzanne, Claude Monet, Henri Rousseau and Paul Klee. Recreate the original painting or have fun composing your own work of art, just free the artist in you! (Watch Video) iPad: $3.99

Home Schooling

Homeschool Helper Homeschool Helper by Gibibyte Games: Homeschool Helper is a feature rich tool designed to assist with the many aspects of homeschooling. Unlike other school based apps, Homeschool Helper was designed specifically for homeschooling from the ground up. We spent considerable time building features that streamline and simplify managing the many responsibilities of homeschooling. This allows you to spend more time teaching and less time managing. (Watch Video) iPad: $4.99

Literacy

SpellingCity SpellingCity by SpellingCity: VocabularySpellingCity is a fun way to learn spelling and vocabulary words by playing engaging learning games using any word list. The most popular activities are a spelling test, HangMouse, and the vocabulary games. The most popular lists are Sound Alike Words, Compound Words, the Hunger Games, and SAT Vocabulary. iPhone and iPad: Free

Sales and Promotions

Happi Papi will offer a Buy One Get One FREE deal for the rest of the summer. Buy any Happi Papi iPad app and get another of our apps of your choice FREE. Just email us a copy of your iTunes receipt along with your app wish. Within a week we will send you a download code for your free app. Read more at http://happipapi.com/bogo or just buy an app right away – it really is that simple!

Previews

Trains Story Puzzles with the Little Engine by Apps Kids Love: Watch Preview Video

News

Green Up Green Up by isygames: Green Up is a family-oriented game that allows kids to grow seeds from all around the world in different environments: strawberries in the woods, palm trees in the desert, carnivorous plants in the jungle… Featured by Apple in Education in the UK. iPhone and iPad: $1.99
D. Bones D. Bones by isygames: Aimed at children aged 7 years and up, D. Bones is an educational app designed to help kids reinforce and practice material learned at school about the human skeleton. Featured by Apple in Education iPhone and iPad: $1.99

Updates and New Versions

NumNet NumNet by ronari: NumNet is a number tournament game – fun, addicting and unique. In NumNet you compete with players all over the internet, all players play on the same NumNet number board, in real-time, to get the highest score. The new release includes top players leaders board, new metro style graphical interface, users name and country are saved so you can see from where your opponents are and more. Windows Phone 7: Free
Felt Board Felt Board by Software Smoothie: Design scenes, dress up characters and let your imagination soar as you create your own stories with Felt Board. Designed for creative play, storytelling and learning, Felt Board is perfect for children, parents, teachers and caregivers. Now available for Nook: $1.99
The Magnificent Travelling Palace- Lite The Magnificent Travelling Palace- Lite by PlaneTree Family Productions: This free LITE version of “The Magnificent Traveling Palace” includes the first 6 pages of the storybook app. iPad: Free
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Ole August 2, 2012 at 6:26 am

Great to see our app here!

Thank you Garry!

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