Help happy little dinosaurs reach the rainbow by inflating them in FDG’s colorful puzzle game, Expand It! We also have a productivity app that’s able to do almost anything, and an educational app that will help your child learn the alphabet.

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iPhone:

Crux Web Browser and Downloader ($0.99 → Free, 2.7 MB): A clean, fast, and efficient alternative to Mobile Safari. Crux Web Browser allows you to do more than just surf the web. It features a built-in download and file manager, allowing you to grab files and arrange them within folders. You’re also able to play any MP3 files you have downloaded right within the app. The app includes three themes to choose from, AirPlay support, Dropbox integration, passcode protection, and Instapaper, Pocket, and Readability integration.

Crux Web Browser and Downloader is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

Expand it! ($0.99 → Free, 55.3 MB): It turns out that not all dinosaurs were huge, terrifying creatures. Some were actually cute and colorful, and they were called Rainbow Dinos. Travel back in time to help these adorable little guys reach the rainbow. Just tap on the dinos to inflate them. Your job is to get at least one of them to touch the rainbow stream above for a short period of time. However you accomplish that task is up to you. The game includes four environments, 60 levels, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Expand it! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 138 ratings.

Universal:

MoviePro : Video Recorder with Pause, Zoom, Secret Mode, and Multiple Recording Options with Fastest Performance ($2.99 → Free, 7.8 MB): A video recording app like no other. It’s filled with so many recording options that you won’t be able to help feeling like a Hollywood veteran. You’re able to zoom in real time, capture stills while recording, manipulate the frame rate, switch aspect rations, keep tabs on audio levels, set-up countdown timers, trim videos, and so much more. Your final creations can be saved right to your library or shared via YouTube.

MoviePro : Video Recorder with Pause, Zoom, Secret Mode, and Multiple Recording Options with Fastest Performance is available for free today only (04/20). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 138 ratings.

The Trip Little Critter GamePak ($3.99 → Free, 28.5 MB): If your child is a fan of those adorable Little Critters, then they are going to love this collection of educational activities. The main GamePak includes 10 game themes with over 50 activities to take on. Activities include things like mazes, matching games, and connect the dot puzzles. There’s also a collection of colorful and fully animated stickers that can be used over and over again.

The Trip Little Critter GamePak is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

LetsTans Contour ($0.99 → Free, 9.0 MB): You haven’t played a Tangram puzzle game like this before. You’re presented with a white shape made up of multiple intersecting lines. It’s up to you to grab the seven pieces from outside of the shape and place them over it so that all of the lines are orange. Keep in mind that pieces may overlap each other to complete the puzzle. You’re able to tap once to rotate a piece and double-tap to flip it. The game includes 200 puzzles, a hint system, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

LetsTans Contour is available for free today only (04/20). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 10 ratings.

Princess Fairy Tale Puzzle Wonderland for Kids and Family Preschool Ultimate Edition ($1.99 → Free, 32.3 MB): Help the princess build a magical fantasy world in this children’s puzzle game. Each scene features cork board cutouts. Your child must drag and drop the pieces from the top right corner of the screen into the scene to fill them in. As your child works their way through each scene, new cutouts and pieces will appear. The app includes adorable characters and sounds, and nine scenes.

Princess Fairy Tale Puzzle Wonderland for Kids and Family Preschool Ultimate Edition is available for free today only (04/20). It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 34 ratings.

SkySafari 3 ($2.99 → Free, 68.0 MB): An intro version of SkySafari 3 that is able to display 120,000 stars along with 220 of the best-known star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies. You can learn all about the sky above through encyclopedic descriptions of constellations, stars, and planets written by professional astronomers. The app also includes hundreds of images from NASA space missions, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the world’s foremost astro-photographers.

SkySafari 3 is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 476 ratings.

iPad:

NoteLedge for iPad – Take Notes, Sketch, Audio and Video Recording ($4.99 → Free, 56.3 MB): You’re going to want to put this productivity app in your iPad’s dock. It’s just that useful. You can use the app to jot down handwritten notes, draw pictures, edit photos, create presentations, record audio and video, browse the web, and so much more. There’s not enough room to list all of NoteLedge’s nifty little features, so just download it right now, watch the tutorial videos, and enjoy!

NoteLedge for iPad – Take Notes, Sketch, Audio and Video Recording is available for free today only (04/20). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 243 ratings.

Party Face! ($0.99 → Free, 129.9 MB): Create wacky faces for any occasion with this entertainment app. You’re able to choose from more than 20 blank character faces or import your own image. You can then customize your face using the huge selection of eye, nose, eyebrow, and mouth pieces. Each piece can be moved, resized, and rotate using multitouch controls. When you’re finished, share your unique creations via via email or Facebook.

Party Face! is available for free today only (04/20). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 10 ratings.

Montessori ABC for Kids HD: Learn and Trace Alphabet Letters ($2.99 → Free, 54.0 MB): Your little one will actually enjoy learning the alphabet with this educational app. They’re able to practice their ABCs with 26 colorful and animated flashcards. Once they have mastered that, they can learn and practice writing both upper and lowercase letters. The lessons and flashcards have audio and visual cues, so you can just hand off your iPad and let your child have at it. The app also includes support for multiple profiles and progress tracking.

Montessori ABC for Kids HD: Learn and Trace Alphabet Letters is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 45 ratings.

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