Be more productive while on the go with today’s AppBump featured app, PDF PROvider for iPad. We also have an interactive storybook designed for toddlers and preschoolers, and a charming retro-inspired puzzle game where you must help Thaddeus the Cabbit return to the surface.

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iPhone:

Star Rover ($0.99 → Free, 11.0 MB): Show off that beautiful iPhone 5 screen with this astronomy app. Just hold your iDevice up to the sky and watch as Star Rover identifies all of the stars and constellations within view. The app includes more than 120,000 stars, 88 constellations, planets and their moons, sky objects, zoom, and automatic and manual panning.

Star Rover is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 124 ratings.

Mirror ® ($0.99 → Free, 3.6 MB): This camera app acts as your own live photo studio. You’re able to frame your face nine different ways and apply nine effects to your live camera feed. You can switch between the frames and effects just by swiping. If you like what you see, you can snap a photo and upload it straight to Facebook. The app also includes multiple zoom options, front and back camera support, and a photo booth mode.

Mirror ® is available for free today only (09/26). It has a 3-star rating with a total of 650 ratings.

Universal:

Jellytoons Birthday Countdown ($2.99 → Free, 45.5 MB): An interactive storybook designed for toddlers and preschoolers. Your child gets to follow along as Bobo’s friends prepare for his big birthday bash. Each of the 14 colorful and animated pages allows your child to interact in a different way. The app includes two reading modes, an original rhyming story, and an original soundtrack and sound effects.

Jellytoons Birthday Countdown is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 11 ratings.

iCube ($0.99 → Free, 51.8 MB): Take your maze-solving skills into the third dimension in this puzzle game. The object of the game is to navigate a ball from one end of the glass cube to the apple on the other end as quickly as possible. You’re able to move the ball by tilting your iDevice and rotate the glass cube via multitouch controls. The game includes 72 mazes, eight difficulty levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

iCube is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 17 ratings.

Watee ($0.99 → Free, 120.1 MB): Your new pet, Watee, really enjoys his time in the water. As his owner, it’s up to you to fill his bowl without wasting too much water in this physics puzzler. Create a path from the water nozzle to Watee’s bowl using bubbles, plates, platforms, steam, and the other tools available to you. Try not to spill, otherwise you won’t have enough water to fill his bowl. The game includes 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Watee is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 186 ratings.

Carnivores: Ice Age Pro ($2.99 → Free, 74.6 MB): Track down and shoot 10 different carnivores on a newly discovered snow-filled planet in this first-person shooter. You’re able to run around the open environments using an on-screen directional pad. Once you spot one of the massive beasts, pull out your weapon of choice and take them down. The game includes five maps, a variety of unlockable weapons and accessories, and achievements via Game Center.

Carnivores: Ice Age Pro is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7817 ratings.

Carota! ($0.99 → Free, 16.0 MB): Guide Thaddeus the Cabbit back to the surface in this Pipe Dream-inspired puzzle game. You’ll find Thaddeus stranded on a platform at the beginning of each level. You can tap, rotate, and even add new pieces to help him reach the exit. Thaddeus must clear a specific amount of pieces before reaching the exit, however, so you must plan ahead. The game includes 50 levels, three modes, six original music tracks, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Carota! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 31 ratings.

iPad:

PDF PROvider ($6.99 → Free, 18.1 MB): View, convert, merge, edit, and manage all of your PDFs while on the go with this powerful business app. You’re able to turn almost anything into a PDF with a single tap, including photos, clipboard text, web pages, maps, contacts, and Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files. You can then add notes, highlight text, insert stamps, and draw right on top of them before sharing them via email or Dropbox. The app also includes the ability to manage files with folders, and import files via iTunes File Sharing, Box.net, Dropbox, mail, and Mobile Safari.

PDF PROvider is available for free today only (09/26). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 426 ratings.

Draw Along with Stella and Sam ($1.99 → Free, 39.5 MB): A fun art creation app that allows your child to draw along with Stella and Sam. It includes 10 shapes that can be decorated with different colors, stamps, and images. Once your child is done drawing, they can sit back and watch as the shape becomes animated. You can then save the animation or single images to your library. The app also includes three drawing tools, and 12 colors to choose from.

Draw Along with Stella and Sam is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 36 ratings.

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