Dentist Bird: A West African Folktale by Literary Safari Inc. (Universal)
Released: Dec 11, 2014
Version: 1.0
Size: 248 MB
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Dentist Bird: A West African Folktale

Literary Safari Inc.
Discover an interactive folktale, rich with gameplay! Enter Liberia’s rainforest and help one clever bird cure a crocodile of his terrible toothache! With guides to read, play, and learn at home and in the classroom.

#ReadforLiberia. Read.Play.Learn. with Dentist Bird to support literacy in Liberia. 100% of your purchase of this app will go to the We-Care Foundation, a non-profit organization in Liberia that is working to keep children reading and learning amidst the Ebola outbreak.

Dentist Bird is the first installment in Literary Safari’s series of interactive global folktales.

::::: Read :::::
Tap and swipe to explore the sights and sounds of Liberia’s rainforest as you meet a Crocodile and his animal friends and help one clever bird make a very special medicine for Crocodile.

::::: Play :::::
Get achievements for helping Dentist Bird collect Crocodile’s medicine orbs and deliver them to him.

::::: Learn :::::
Match animal sounds and find Liberia on a world map.

::::: App Features :::::
•\tAuthentic text and illustrations with life-like pagecurl
•\tTouch and drag characters and objects that come alive with the tap of a finger
•\tBuilt-in mini-games that invite users to unfold the story and help make a medicine for Crocodile
•\tFun geography and science learning activities
•\tTeacher’s Guide with reading, STEM, music, and civics classroom connections
•\tPrintable graphic organizers and CCSS-alignment charts
•\tParent’s Guide for reading and playing together at home
•\t“Read to Me” with word highlighting to improve reading skills
•\tResettable Achievements screen for Read and Play sections
•\tA West African-inspired soundtrack by Dora the Explorer composer, Steve Sandberg
•\tBased on "How Plover Bird Came to Clean Crocodile’s Teeth: A West African Folktale," retold by Michael Richards and illustrated by David Wolobah
Our verdict: Good
  • + Dentist Bird: A West African Folktale is a highly rated app (5-star).
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