The Ugly Duckling Interactive Danish Fairy Tale by H.C. Andersen by Potrus Interactive Fun for Children (iPad)
Released: Dec 14, 2010
Version: 1.1
Size: 52 MB
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The Ugly Duckling Interactive Danish Fairy Tale by H.C. Andersen

Potrus Interactive Fun for Children
The Ugly Duckling

App Description:

Classic children’s storytelling comes to the iPad with the youth oriented iBook The Ugly Duckling. Download this timelessly entertaining Grimm fable about overcoming hardships as it has never before been presented today! Multiple story telling mediums are utilized to bring The Ugly Duckling vibrantly to life, allowing the story to fulfill its potential as an enthralling children’s experience, ensuring that this classic tale will be thoroughly enjoyed by young users.

This story tells the tale of the ugly ducking who had to overcame the hardships of growing up looking different from all the other ducks his age. The last of his mothers eggs to hatch, the ugly ducking came into the world grey and fat. A far departure from his handsome brothers and sisters, the ugly duckling was laughed at and exiled. Living a lonely life he struggled to get by without friends of sympathy, yet no one knew what he would turn into as he continued to grow older and older.

The Ugly Duckling – a centuries old folk tale popularized by the Brothers Grimm – has gained a number enhanced storytelling features during its transition to the iPad while staying faithful to both the tone and content of the original story. Sunmedia’s iBook adaptation of this fable includes a full paginated text replete with beautifully colored illustrations as well as a soundtrack which progresses further along as youthful readers themselves progress through the story. Furthermore, children are treated with multiple movie clips imbedded on certain pages throughout the book, allowing them to experience this tale via animated narrative tools as well.

App Features:

·\tFull story texts
·\tVibrant visual illustrations
·\tFull narrative-based soundtrack
·\tIn-bedded film clips in multiple portions of storybook
·\tInteractive Read-Along app featuring well known characters
·\tRead to Me mode to hear the story read aloud
·\tReplay soundtrack as many times you as want
·\tTap to play Sound Effects, character and animals animations
·\tTurn pages manually and move back and forth through the story as you wish
·\tAuto Turn pages mode – simplified page turning control

The Ugly Duckling is developed by Potrus Publishing Corp.

What's new in version 1.1
Spanish language detailed description.
Our verdict: Good
  • + The Ugly Duckling Interactive Danish Fairy Tale by H.C. Andersen is an ok, 3.5-star app.
  • + The app is currently free, instead of its regular price of $0.99.
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