If you’ve ever taught or tried to teach a child to read then you’re probably familiar with BOB books – those little nuggets of learning-to-read deliciousness that every kid loves. Now they’ve taken the books to the iPad and created an app. It also includes a simple drag-and-drop game for learning reinforcement.
It’s available for $1.99 or the HD version for $3.99
From the app store:
“★ Winner 2011 Editor’s Choice Award, Children’s Technology Review
★ 15 Great Apps for Kids, Babble.com
Millions of kids have learned to read with Bob Books. Now Bob Books is coming to the iPad with Bob Books Reading Magic!
Start your child reading with this phonics-based interactive game. The simple drag-and-drop interface can be used by the youngest children. Your favorite Bob Books characters and full-color animations encourage kids along the path of learning to read.
Bob Books Reading Magic continues Bob Books’ commitment to bringing children a satisfying, successful first reading experience, with easy first steps, wholesome values, authentic hand-drawn illustrations, and beautiful full-color animations.
Bob Books Reading Magic will show your child how to:
-Make the connection between letters and sounds.
-Sound out simple words.
-Spell the words they’ve read.
The game includes twelve scenes for a total of 32 words. Four game levels provide increasing challenges to children as they play.
Bob Books Reading Magic follows the same method and principles as the #1 bestselling Bob Books series. Bob Books were created to lead to the ah-ha moment when letters first turn into words. By slowly introducing new letter sounds, using consistency, repetition and stories that fit short attention spans, your child will quickly find his or her own ah-ha moment. This is the reading magic of Bob Books. Soon your child will join over 3 million children who can proudly say, “I read the whole book!”
via App Store – Bob Books #1 – Reading Magic HD.”