From the world of the wonderful children's book of the same name, the app features 26 beautiful hand drawn scenes featuring the beast and all of friends. Each letter has tons of different interactions and fun easter eggs that will help your children learn and be entertained at the same time.
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Laugh and learn. From the wonderful children's novel, the app features 26 interactive and hand drawn scenes from author Chris Judge.
D is for Drum. There's more than enough fun for younger kids to have playing the app. For example, the drums and xylophone are both fully playable.
Visual and audio feedback. Along with the fun interactions, the app offers a great way for visual and audio learners to lean more about the alphabet.
What is it about?
The app is packed full of fun interactive adventures. When kids select a letter, they will hear a great voiceover and then can interact with the special page. Music lovers will especially enjoy the fully playable drums and xylophone.
For those who...
- Have enjoyed the classic children's book.
- Are looking for an app with no advertising or in-app purchases.
Not for those who...
- Aren't a fan of "The Lonely Beast" book.
- Are looking for an app with more features like letter tracing.
Why we love it
The Lonely Beast ABC has pretty much anything a parent is looking for in an education app. It's easy to navigate, tons of activities to keep your children entertained, and no in-app purchases or advertising. And it's a must-have if you're a fan of the iconic book.
App Store Description
The Lonely Beast ABC is an alphabet adventure from the world of Chris Judge’s much loved children’s book, The Lonely Beast. It’s got easy, no-fuss controls, simple interactions and lots of funny stuff to keep your little one giggling while they learn.
Chris has created 26 new interactive hand-drawn scenes featuring the Beast and his friends, to help kids learn the alphabet, discover new words and have heaps of fun all at the same time.
From (fully playable) musical instruments and dancing robots, to spinning bow ties and laughing monkeys, this is a very hands-on journey through the alphabet. Every letter has something new to play with, because we know that learning works best when kids are having fun.
To demonstrate our commitment to cutting edge technology, the app also includes a fully operational virtual light switch.
- Voiceover by the author of The Lonely Beast
- Packed with lots of stuff to tap and swipe
- Fully playable drums and xylophone
- Universal app: buy it once and use on all your iOS devices
- Original music by Simon Judge
- Visual and audio feedback for letters
- Optimised for retina devices
- 6 different types of hat
A child friendly app:
- Easy no-clutter navigation
- No third-party advertising
- No in-app purchases
- No social media
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- Featured by Apple in New & Noteworthy, Best for Ages 5 & Under, Learning Made Fun, First Words & Numbers, Apps from iPad TV Ads, Print Concepts & Letters, Apps for Kids and Preschool & Elementary
- Top 10 Education app in 52 countries
- Featured in the iPad TV commercial 'Together' (L is for light!)
- Nominated for the Bologna Ragazzi Digital Award at the Bologna Children's Book Fair
- Editor's Choice Award, Children's Technology Review
- “A fantastic ABC app for kids” - Boing Boing
- “A thing of great beauty ... so well designed and crafted you can feel the picture book maker behind it, and that's what makes it such a delight” - The App Puppy
- “Top of my list for favorite ABC apps … interactivity that is going to have your child wanting to play with the app over and over again” - BabyCenter
- “An instant hit” - Babyccino Kids
- “A beautiful storybook-style letter lesson, appropriate for little ones of almost any age” - Best Of The Best, Best Apps for Kids
- “A great app for introducing the letters of the alphabet with fun and ease” - Editor's Favourite, AppySmarts
- “Full of character and will give your little ones the tools to learn their alphabet while showing them how fun learning can be” - The iPhone Mom
- “Brimming with character and visual wit” - Inis Magazine
- “An app which will be loved by both parents and toddlers” – Candepop
- “Polished, characterful cards with plenty of humour” – Apps Playground
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