Christmas time is around the corner and it seems that gadgets like iPhones, iPod touches, and ipads are going to be on a lot of gift lists this year. What better time to stock up with fun apps for your kids, especially for those giving devices as gifts or preparing for holiday travel – owning an iPhone or iPod containing kids apps can be a real boredom buster.
Rukus Media recently released their newest apps for kids aged 4-12: interactive stories. Classic stories narrated by best known hollywood actors such as Robin Williams, Meryl Streep and Denzel Washington to name a few!
Ruckus Media Apps are totally interactive allowing your child to read, be read to, record and play back their stories any time. Perfect for mobile families, Ruckus media creates stories that entertain kids at home or on the road and invites their imagination to grow!
There are currently 5 virtual book apps by Ruckus available at the app store they can be purchased from $1.99 to $3.99 each from the app store:
- Tom Thumb and the Knights of the Round Table, told by John Cleese, illustrated by Tim Gabor, music by Elvis Costello
- The Velveteen Rabbit, told by Meryl Streep, illustrated by Dave Jorgenson, music by George Winston
- Johnny Appleseed, told by Garrison Keillor, illustrated by Stan Olson, music by Mark O’Connor
- Pecos Bill, told by Robin Williams, illustrated by Tim Raglin, music by Ry Cooder
- John Henry, told by Denzel Washington, illustrated by Barry Jackson, music by B.B. King
There are many great digital story apps out there, Ruckus apps and the rabbit ear library are no exception. Wonderful animation and calm narrating of beloved classic stories almost brought to life on the iPhone. Ruckus apps would definitely make a great gift if you plan on loading up with digital apps for your kids this christmas!
Great news for anyone with an itouch device interested in trying out these great Ruckus apps! Just in time for the holiday season, November 25th to November 29th Ruckus are offering a FREE download for The Velveteen Rabbit, a brand new app to start off your Ruckus library! This classic story is narrated by Meryl Streep and contains beautiful artwork and music. Think of it as a little Meryl Streep gift from Ruckus!
Also for this limited time download “the night before Christmas” story app, always a holiday favorite, for free!
Our daughter has the iPod touch on her Christmas list, we know what we are going to load it up with – a little Ruckus this holiday season!
*This post was written on behalf of Ruckus Media Group by A Motherhood Experience Blog. Information provided by Ruckus Media Group. All opinions are honest and my own. Free download available through the app store November 25th to November 29th 2010.*