Angus the Irritable Bull - A funny story of friendship on the farm by Watermark Ltd (iPad)
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Released: Apr 1, 2014
Version: 1.3
Size: 249 MB
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Angus the Irritable Bull - A funny story of friendship on the farm

Watermark Ltd
[ This app is no longer available for download ]

Winner of "The Best Pick Award" 2015 Tech with Kids for exceptional design of a children's app

***"Angus the Irritable Bull belongs in every child's library of book apps! " Techwithkids.com

**"…it’s one of the best stories I’ve reviewed for iPad."** theiPhoneAppReview.com

Meet Angus - he's a bit grumpy and gets a little too e-'moo'-tional. If he's not hassling the heifers, frowning at the farmer or fuming at the fowls, he's stomping on innocent daisies!

Follow the story of "Angus the Irritable Bull" in this 'udder'ly fantastic state-of-the-art interactive experience. "Angus" reimagines an ancient folktale about friendship for a modern audience. With artwork from the award-winning artist Daron Parton and hilarious narration by Helena McAlpine, the book app has plenty for the young and old to enjoy.

This love-a-bull story is crammed with interactivity, animation, music and sound on every page, which brings the world of Angus and the farm vividly to life. The app also features a range of options which allow the user to read the book in the way that suits them best.

• Full retina resolution artwork
• Interaction on every page - over 80 touch points throughout the book.
• Adorable sound and music.
• Professionally narrated.
• Options for narration, sound, text and music.

Narration and text in English
Age group 4-6

More Praise for Angus.
***"A good story is a must in the top-rated book apps, and this one is a charmer."***

**"This book app is full of tongue-in-cheek humor and it is just fun!" ** theimum.com

**" I fell udderly in love with Angus..."** Smartappsforkids.com

**"From the moment Angus stepped on the scene I knew I was going to love this app."** theiphonemom.com

**"This creative and fun story is full of fun voices, narration, simple animations, and wonderful illustrations that children of all ages will love."** bestappsforkids.com

**"It’s full of great artwork, great animations and interactions, and delighted my youngest daughter…"** theipadfan.com

Recognition for "Angus"
Winner of "The Best Pick Award" 2015 Tech with Kids for exceptional design of a children's app
BRONZE 2014 DINZ Best Awards - "Interactive Design" Category
MERIT 2014 3x3 Illustration Annual- "Children's Book "Category
FINALIST 2014 Cybils Literary Awards - "Book Apps" Category

What's new in version 1.3
Angus is now Update-a-bull
*Yes - lots more bull still to come…*

Thanks for all the great feedback. We’ve been blown away by the positive responses to our love-a-bull Angus and have continued to work on improving the app further.

Taking onboard your suggestions, we have made major updates to Angus which help support children's reading and language development.

The new features in particular are designed to improve word recognition.
We hope you’ll enjoy them…

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In the app you’ll now find *drumroll*…

+ Words are highlighted as the narrator reads to you.

+ Tapping on a word will now have the narrator read it back to you.

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Other little tweaks include…

+ A fancy new app Icon.

+ Bug fixes, bird fixes and chicken fixes.

+ Little bit of polish here and there.

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Keep a look out too for our new stories on the horizon…
Our verdict: Good
  • + Angus the Irritable Bull - A funny story of friendship on the farm is a highly rated app (5-star).
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