✮✮ AppySmarts Editor's Favorite ✮✮
Note: for users upgrading from an older version of the app or iOS, delete and reinstall the app. This is a confirmed solution for any issues launching the app after an upgrade.
The globally beloved aardvark makes his digital app debut! Marc Brown Studios and ScrollMotion Kids bring you ARTHUR TURNS GREEN, narrated by Marc Brown, creator of Arthur.
Arthur celebrates his 35th publishing anniversary and 15th year on television with the release of the ARTHUR READS app series: 9 book apps lovingly crafted from his bestselling library.
***IMPORTANT: This is a feature-rich, multimedia app that uses the advanced processing power and memory of newer devices. It is not compatible with iPhone 3G, iPod touch 2nd generation nor earlier models of either.***
"It all started with kids, teachers and librarians," said Marc Brown, who worked side-by-side with award-winning developer ScrollMotion Kids to transform classic and new Arthur stories into digital reading experiences. ARTHUR TURNS GREEN and all the ARTHUR READS apps combine everything you love about Arthur, reading, and the interactivity of your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Listen to Marc Brown narrate the story and record your own narrations. Unleash your creativity by coloring with the Arthur palette. Watch each illustration become a jigsaw puzzle. Customize your reading experience to fit bedtime, car rides, or the classroom.
ARTHUR TURNS GREEN: When Arthur comes home from school acting suspicious and talking about a Big Green Machine, D.W. begins to worry. What is this machine? And why are Arthur’s hands turning green?
ARTHUR TURNS GREEN was published in 2011 and was an immediate New York Times bestseller.
FOUR ways to experience the story:
► Narrated by creator Marc Brown - Word highlighting helps young readers follow along.
► Record & play back your own narration - Up to 10 full narrations. Each member of the family can record their own!
► Autoplay mode - Pages turn automatically.
► Customized - Text display and audio narration can be turned on or off at any time.
► Coloring - Multiple pages to color with the Arthur palette. Save to Photos to share with friends.
► Puzzles - Each illustration becomes a jigsaw puzzle with both easy and hard levels.
► Illustrated Table of Contents - Instantly jump to your favorite page.
► Page Flow - Swipe forward and back to move around the illustrations in tandem with the text.
You can find the entire ARTHUR READS series on iTunes App Store. Be sure to look for future updates and new apps from ScrollMotion Kids.
➽ TIPS FOR OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE
This is a multimedia app with large, beautiful images and lots of audio features. To maximize memory performance, we recommend you:
✔ Make sure you've upgraded to at least iOS 4.2.
✔ Close out apps running in the background. To do this, press the Home button twice to bring up the multitasking tray, hold down any app until you see red minus signs, then tap the minus sign to close each app.
✔ Restart your device.
ABOUT MARC BROWN: Marc Brown is the creator of Arthur, the beloved aardvark celebrating his 35th anniversary in publishing and 15th anniversary on television. Since 1976 more than 65 million Arthur books have been sold in the US alone. Marc Brown's newest Arthur title, ARTHUR TURNS GREEN, was published in 2011 and was an immediate New York Times bestseller. Marc Brown is also creator and executive producer of the award-winning PBS Arthur animated TV series ARTHUR and the illustrator of the New York Times #1 bestseller and hit iPad app, WILD ABOUT BOOKS.
ABOUT SCROLLMOTION KIDS: ScrollMotion Kids helps families discover new ways to learn and play, combining your favorite childhood stories with the wonder of digital interactivity. To find out more, please visit www.scrollmotionkids.com
- iPod Touch