Builda the Re-Bicycler is the latest app from developer Midlandia Press, whose first app, The Pirate Koostoe, is one of our Top Picks.
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The island of Midlandia is bicycle-crazy—but a problem seems to be piling up. When the town dump overflows with discarded bikes, Builda the factory owner springs into action. Her plan to reduce, reuse, and recycle just might save the day!
With custom music, audio, and special effects, this digital book gives young readers an entertaining and educational experience they will want to relive again and again. To help develop early reading skills, each word of the story is highlighted as it is read. Combining vibrant illustrations, thoughtful storytelling, and various forms of interactivity, Builda the Re-Bicycler is a clever character-builder that will appeal to readers of all ages while encouraging social consciousness.
• Detailed, colorful artwork
• All-original musical compositions
• Pages pan and zoom to guide the eye and accentuate the story
• Animation and interactive touch elements
• Hidden “Easter egg” elements
• Story narration by the author
• End-of-story discussion questions to encourage reader reflection
Builda the Re-Bicycler is part of the "Tales of Midlandia" series, a wonderful collection of humorous, enriching, and thought-provoking stories brought to you online and in print by Midlandia Press. Each story deals with universal concepts and social situations that are relatable to any young child or parent. From bullying to bad dreams, from table manners to temper tantrums—the Midlandians experience it all. The series debuted on the iPad with The Pirate Koostoe in December of 2011. With a cast of nearly thirty characters, more “Tales” are soon to follow…
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Every day we pick what we call the Good Free App of the Day, an app that we have downloaded, tested and certified: It can't have a ton of ads or just a little content with a ton of in-app purchases.
It also has to be good.
Based on which ones received the most traffic, here are your Top 35 Favorite Free Apps. (We've eliminated apps that were only free for a limited period of time.)
2) LEGO App 4+ (build a vehicle and then use it in activities)
6) Play 123
10) Rover (flash-ebabled browser for kids)
12) The Lorax
14) Draw Something (Pictionary online!)
15) NASA App HD
16) Hide Run Growl
17) Khan Academy
18) Using I and Me
19) Scribble Press
20) Math Bingo Games
21) PBS Kids Video
22) Color Uncovered (don't let your dog drive)
27) Art Maker
28) I Can Write 2
29) Math Vs. Zombies
30) Awesome Eats
32) Lego Duplo Jams
33) iTunes U
34) Little Finder