Aesop in Rhyme- Hare and Tortoise HD, is a classic story app for kids with a beautiful moral (by Auryn Apps) by Auryn Inc. (iPad)
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Released: Apr 8, 2011
Version: 1.0.8
Size: 15 MB
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Aesop in Rhyme- Hare and Tortoise HD, is a classic story app for kids with a beautiful moral (by Auryn Apps)

Auryn Inc.
**Named as Kirkus Review’s Best App of 2011**
The Hare and the Tortoise, as told in Marmaduke Park’s beautiful, rhythmic rendition of this timeless Aesop fable, come to life in a fresh and fun Scanimation approach.

Hare and Tortoise is a short story for kids with a moral. When Hare boasts that he "leaves the wind behind" when he runs, Tortoise replies, "What nonsense. I'll give you a race." Hare laughs but accepts this easy challenge. As they set off, Hare bounds down the lane, with Tortoise creeping along behind. Hare obviously has the advantage … or does he?
Hare and Tortoise is a part of the Auracle line from Auryn.

▶ KEY EDUCATIONAL THEMES:
- Learn the moral of the story
-Kids will get introduced to two new animals and their characteristics

▶ EXTEND THE LEARNING! ASK YOUR CHILD:
- Name some wild animals, or animals that live in forests.
- What did you learn from the story? Would you follow it?

▶ DEVELOP READING SKILLS WITH THESE LITERACY TOOLS:
- Karaoke effect - when a word is spoken during narration then the word is highlighted.
- Touch a word to hear it being spoken in “Read Myself” mode (almost like “training wheels” for new readers)
- Interact with the story as it unfolds, cutting the rope that holds the text to make it drop and bounce and switching between different narrator voices.

▶ TWO WAYS TO READ THE BOOK:
1) "Read to me" - Listen to the narrated story while the text is displayed Karaoke style. After the narration finishes on a page the child can interact with objects until they are ready to move to the next page.
2) "Read myself" - There is no narration but the child can touch a word to hear it being spoken aloud.

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What's new in version 1.0.8
Bug Fixes and Optimizations
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Aesop in Rhyme- Hare and Tortoise HD, is a classic story app for kids with a beautiful moral (by Auryn Apps) is a highly rated app (4-star).
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