The Jellybean Tunes App Report: Volume 51

by Moms With Apps on October 17, 2012

Do yoga, explore a musical villa and search for the seven cities of gold. The 51st 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.

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

Tot Yoga HD Tot Yoga by Holt Smith Ltd: Practice Yoga with Apple TV Airplay Mirroring. The creators of the successful Tot Yoga live action DVD have partnered with Holt Smith Kids to create this compelling animated app. The goal of Tot Yoga is to create a fun, interactive program that provides a wind down period for a child while simultaneously warming up a parent, and reducing the stress of both the parent and child. The 13 interactive yoga poses are fun for everyone in the family no matter if they are starting to practice or are already familiar. (Watch Video) iPhone: $1.99,
iPad: $1.99
Math and Letters Air Control Math and Letters Air Control by Alexandre Minard: You’re in charge of landing planes and helicopters in an educational way: numbers or letters are displayed on the machines, and you have to land them on the right runway according to the current mission. Count, calculate, differentiate between odd and even numbers, recognize alphabet letters, sort vowels and consonants. 3 difficulty levels allow a smooth progression while having fun. (Watch Video) iPhone and iPad: Free + $1.99 In-App Purchase
i Learn With Boing: Ocean Adventures! i Learn With Boing: Ocean Adventures! by Tribal Nova: Dive into the ocean with Boing for some new fun adventures! Your child will learn and practice key language skills such as vocabulary, listening comprehension and sentence formation while playing with lovely underwater animals! iPhone and iPad: Free + $0.99 In-App Purchase (introductory price)

Books

Treasure Kai and the Seven Cities of Gold Treasure Kai and the Seven Cities of Gold by Treasure Bound Books: When Treasure Kai awakes from his treasure-hunting dream to find a real treasure map and clue in his pocket, it’s the start of a whirlwind adventure sending him back in time to race Francisco Coronado for the Seven Lost Cities of Gold. Can Treasure Kai trust the clues, conquer obstacles and beat the conquistadors to save the Seven Cities of Gold? With his best friend Kate and you, he just might do it. But only if your memory can help him get home! iPad: $4.99
Now for Android Alice In Wonderland ABC by Miniville Media: This is a delightful ABC book based on Alice in Wonderland. You child will be amazed by the 3D environment that has the charm of old fashioned popup books. All 26 letters are beautifully illustrated by Desirae Brink. While Lynda Hanna provides the exquisite voices overs. Google Play: $2.99

Catalogues

OM Bookshelf OM Bookshelf by Oceanhouse Media: Conveniently browse over 75 children’s omBooks in the Store. Sort by brand, price or age, or use the search feature to find exactly what you’re looking for. Plus, the Featured section offers up-to-date information on new releases, sales, and omBook suggestions for holidays, special occasions, and more! (Watch Video) iPhone and iPad: Free

Games

Halloween Monster Mashup by Bugaboo Math Games For Kids: Join in the monster fun with Halloween Monster Mashup! Create funny, creepy or just plain outrageous monster faces. Use your finger and swipe the screen to choose hair, eyes, nose, mouth and chin to create your crazy monster face. With Halloween Monster Mashup you are the mad scientist trying to come up with the perfect monster. No blood or gore, but some images could frighten very young children. Make over 50,000 monster faces! Google Play: $0.99, Amazon: $0.99, Nook: $0.99
Fido's Treehouse Scavenger Hunt Updated Fido’s Treehouse Scavenger Hunt by Pixel Interactive: A scavenger hunt styled game in iOS! Explore the highly interactive environment. Challenge your child to solve all the puzzles and help Fido find his treasure! Adds new items (including SogaBee’s Dino and Tapikeo) and voiceovers. iPad: $2.99

Music

Villa Cecilia – A House of Music for Kids Villa Cecilia – A House of Music for Kids by Ridili GmbH: Children are playfully introduced to the world of music by means of illustrations, stories, sounds, photographs and film sequences. Each of the Villa’s rooms reveal musicians with different instruments that will be demonstrated. Musical elements can be chosen interactively and games on tone pitch, rhythm, voice types and musical notation can be tried out. The app’s crowning feature is a final concert with short music films. Produced in cooperation with Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, State and Cathedral Choir Berlin and German public radio Deutschlandradio. iPhone and iPad: $6.99
Boogie Bugs Updated Boogie Bugs by Jill Pestka: Tap to the rhythms of insects and frogs, each with its own unique sound. Turn them all on or select a different group each time you play. Updated with HD graphics for iPad3 and added a musical staff so kids can see the notes while they play. iPad: $0.99

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