Celebrate one of the most successful rock acts in history with This Day In Music Apps’ informative app, This Day In Led Zeppelin. We also have an entertaining app that allows your child to operate their own ice cream truck, and an action arcade game where you get to be the judge.

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iPhone:

Cupcakes! ($0.99 → Free, 19.1 MB): Forget about dealing with the mess associated with baking real cupcakes and instead bake and share virtual cupcakes with this fun entertainment app. You can start from scratch and make your own cupcake batter, or you can use a pre-made batter to speed up the process. Once the cupcakes are baked, top them with anything and everything you can imagine! The app includes 27 cupcakes batters, 32 cupcake liners, 62 types of frosting, 80 candy toppings, 25 Jelly Belly flavors, 14 plates, nine table clothes, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Cupcakes! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 10347 ratings.

StarMap 3D ($1.99 → Free, 12.8 MB): An educational app that allows you to explore the universe right from your iDevice. You’re able to make your way through the universe by swiping your finger across the screen or by tilting your iDevice all around. The app includes three discovery modes, search, all 88 modern constellations, more than 15,000 stars, 303 deep-sky objects, and adjustable date and time of day.

StarMap 3D is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 602 ratings.

Universal:

Great Snail Race, Kids Stories from Tilly’s Number Town Fun Educational Children’s Book ($2.99 → Free, 11.4 MB): A collection of stories that bring numbers and counting to life through fun characters. You can tap on a character to see where they are located on the interactive Number Town Map. Then follow along with the story to explore numbers, basic math, and work on reading skills. The app includes the ability to tap on objects to hear their descriptions, an interactive counting pad, and a Number Fun Song to sing along with.

Great Snail Race, Kids Stories from Tilly’s Number Town Fun Educational Children’s Book is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 29 ratings.

This Day In Led Zeppelin ($2.99 → Free, 46.2 MB): Celebrate one of the biggest and most successful rock acts the world has ever seen with this music app. This Day In Led Zeppelin includes daily Zeppelin facts, trivia facts, a quiz so you can find out if you’re a true fan, detailed critiques of every studio track and album produced with links to iTunes, a career overview, and a free rock ringtone and wallpaper.

This Day In Led Zeppelin is available for free today only (09/07). It has a 5-star rating with a total of 17 ratings.

Judge Dredd vs Zombies ($0.99 → Free, 24.8 MB): Play as the most famous judge of all time and protect the city from a massive zombie invasion in this action arcade game. You can arm yourself with all kinds of weapons and upgrades before entering the city, and then use on-screen controls to hunt zombies and enforce the law. The game includes three episodes, 30 levels, seven equipment upgrades, four upgradable weapons, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Judge Dredd vs Zombies is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1826 ratings.

Carrotia: The Journey ($0.99 → Free, 49.0 MB): Save the starving bunnies of Bunnyville by hunting down the mystical Carrotia in this sliding puzzle game. Each puzzle requires you to move tiles around the screen in order to complete the path. You are provided with a limited number of moves to complete each puzzle. The game includes two modes, power-ups, objectives to complete, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Carrotia: The Journey is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7 ratings.

Instamail Photo ($0.99 → Free, 4.6 MB): Share photos via email without any limits with this helpful utility app. You’re able to select as many photos as you want from your library, and they will automatically be attached to your email. Before you send them off, you’re able to scale the images to reduce the size or just leave them in their original state.

Instamail Photo is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Ice Cream Truck ($1.99 → Free, 14.8 MB): An interactive entertainment app that allows your child to manage their own ice cream truck. The app includes four different activities, allowing them to drive the truck, sell ice cream, make frozen yogurt, and stack scoops of ice cream onto cones. Each activity includes loads of interaction methods, which means your child should have no problem keeping busy for hours on end.

Ice Cream Truck is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Tap A Tune ($2.99 → Free, 27.7 MB): Designed for children ages two and up, this app will help your child improve their musical skills and hand-eye coordination. Choose any of the included nursery rhymes or Christmas songs, and then learn to play them by tapping on animals as they pop up out of the ground. The app also includes freestyle and baby modes, a keyboard option, five instruments, multiple environments, and 16 tunes.

Tap A Tune is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 65 ratings.

iPad:

Paperless Teacher ($9.99 → Free, 23.9 MB): Become a Paperless Teacher with this education app. It allows you to reduce your paperwork by allowing you to create entire lesson plans on your iPad. Attendance records, homework, tests, and other assignments can all be created, managed, and graded in a snap, and then shared with your students with the tap of a button.

Paperless Teacher is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 24 ratings.

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