Jack and the Beanstalk by Mindshapes ($2.99) by Mindshapes is a digital children’s book that puts a modern day spin on the classic boy versus giant tale. E-books are getting more exciting and more interactive all of the time, and this book is no exception. Each page is filled with plenty of sounds, animations and an engaging story.
The development team at Mindshapes is proving what can really be done with digital books. By pushing the limits and experimenting with possibilities, simply reading along is not enough. Each page of Jack and the Beanstalk has various animations, additional text that is spoken by voice actors, and clever sound effects to keep you wrapped up in the story.
Not only does the book have plenty of animation, but there are mini-games on some of the pages. For example, you can dress Jack in various outfits, and if you get the right combination of clothing items, he will shout his superhero mantra, letting you know it is time for adventure.
Overall, this digital children’s book is top-notch. It is cleverly re-imagined, fun to interact with, and truly engaging for readers of all ages. At only $2.99, you will get plenty of quality reading time with your children, without having to spend a whole lot of money. It is better than going to the movies, and costs a whole lot less.