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| August 17, 2011
There’s A Wocket In My Pocket From Dr. Seuss And Oceanhouse Media
Oceanhouse Media continues to bring the wacky and unmistakable classic fictional tales of Dr. Seuss to a lively digital format. Using the wonders of your iDevice, There’s a Wocket in My Pocket can bring smiles to another generation through an interactive children's omBook. Are there things that go bump in the night, and others that seem all right? A few of these things can make you mad. but others will make you feel glad. A wasket in a basket, a yot in a pot, and is that a zlock behind the clock? "Some are friendly, some are not, and him I could do without." Get ready to find out what other imaginary friends are around the house. [caption id="attachment_219527" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Tapping on an object in Read It Myself mode"][/caption] The app has three ways to experience the story: "Read it Myself" allows reading and viewing the material in the same manner that traditional books would offer, "Read to Me" highlights each word as it is professionally narrated, and "Auto Play" adds narration but also automatically turns the page when it is completed. This is a nice feature for very young children, or to just make the experience a little more like a movie. Pages come alive with animations and sounds. For more fun and opportunities to learn, readers can tap on objects to identify what they are, including highlighting words if the item was referenced in the narration. Get even more educational value in Read To Me and Read To Myself modes by tapping on words, where they will be highlighted and spoken. All of these great features are wonderful complements to the comical artwork of Theodor Seuss Geisel. Theodor Seuss Geisel, or otherwise known as Dr. Seuss, has certainly made history when it comes to children's books. He has written over 60 different stories oriented to telling crazy tales about whacky characters. His books comprise cartoon drawings with short rhymes to bring about a unique experience that certainly draws attention and is most definitely memorable. There’s a Wocket in My Pocket! is a universal app compatible with iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch running iOS 3.0 or later, and available in the App Store for the introductory price of $2.99. You can find all of Oceanhouse Media's Dr. Seuss offerings via their website.