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Two bestselling picture book iStorytime apps – Free for a limited time! June 7, 2012

Filed under: Apps,Book Apps,Kids — lifeatwarpspeed @ 4:39 pm
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Drat! for iPad on the iTunes App Store.

Banana Skin Chaos! for iPad on the iTunes App Store.

Drat! Something’s Not Right Here! and Banana Skin Chaos are being offered for free from iStorytime for a limited time. Normally, $2.99 and $1.99 each respectively. This is the same developer that developed the Wee Sing app ( and Meet Biscuit (

Drat! Something’s Not Right Here! is a bestselling German story book from  Barbara Schloz. This English translation is quite popular in the U.K. This is a pretty funny story that is highly interactive since you are challenge to spot what’s wrong with this picture throughout the book. There are 80 “mistakes” for your reader to discover. The e-book has lots of sound effects to explore and “hints” to help you if you get stuck trying to spot what’s wrong. You can also toggle between German and English. Be sure to click on “How It’s Done” in order to understand how the app works.

Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Banana Skin Chaos! is another bestselling German story book from Lilli L’Arronge. This is her first book translated into English and is also quite popular in the U.K. This is a crazy little story that illustrates the concept of the butterfly effect of what could happen if you carelessly toss a banana peel on the ground. This ebook makes heavy use of sound effects linked to various objects in the illustrations which makes it great fun for young reader to tap and explore. A silly, fun picture story that mirrors a child’s vivid imagination.

Recommended for ages 2 and up.



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