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Billy's Coin Visits the Zoo

by Little 10 Robot
The story begins
The story begins

Billy and you don’t have to be blue, just follow the coin through the zoo

$2.99 in the App Store

Billy’s Coin Visits the Zoo is a charming story of a little boy who loses his coin at the zoo. The coin then travels about, meeting animals, as it tries to get back to Billy in this read-a-long adventure for children ages 5 and under.

The story begins. Billy may miss out on getting his toy at the zoo when the story begins, but his coin will go on a grand adventure of its own. Who will the coin meet? How will it travel through the zoo? Will Billy ever get his coin back? Check out this terrific and charming story to find out what happens to both Billy and his coin.

The story begins

What is it about?

Billy’s Coin Visits the Zoo is a cute story of a boy who starts out sad when he loses his coin at the zoo. But, the coin goes on a magnificent adventure seeing lions, monkeys, and elephants galore. The graphics are unique, made from fabrics and textures. With animal toys to collect after the story, two different narrators, and highlighted words to follow along, this app on Apple TV provides a delightful experience.

For those who...

  • You have children ages 5 and under
  • You enjoy story book apps for your kids

Not for those who...

  • You do not have children ages 5 and under
  • You prefer reading physical books to your kids

Why we love it

Billy’s Coin Visits the Zoo is a pleasant story app that your kids can follow along with and you can enjoy together.

App Details

Books Education
Last updated
October 27, 2015
Release date
April 16, 2015
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App Store Description

Billy’s mother gave him a coin to spend on a toy at the zoo, but when the day came, it slipped down the drain, leaving the little boy blue. Now the coin is on an epic adventure at the zoo. From a chomping alligator to a bunch of crazy monkeys, Billy’s coin is going to meet all sorts of animals in this fun, interactive children’s story.

Follow the coin as it travels from animal to animal on it’s quest to return to Billy. This original, read-a-long story is sure to make your little animal lover smile.

Editor's Choice For Excellence in Design - Children's Technology Review

“4 stars (out of 4). This delightful zoo romp follows the path of a gold coin after little boy Billy drops it down the grate at the entrance to the zoo.” USA Today

"Billy's Coin Visits the Zoo delivers a lively animal romp filled with clever rhymes, crafty illustrations, and sassy interactions." 5 stars (out of 5) by Jinny Gudmundsen, Editor of Tech With Kids.

“This interactive storybook is highly recommended. The verse is infectious, and the artwork truly original.” Teachers With Apps

“A day at the zoo is always so much fun. In Spinlight’s beautiful new app, Billy’s Coin Visits the Zoo, kids can read along the story of a lost coin’s day at a handmade zoo.” Geeks With Juniors

“As with all of their apps, this one is a keeper in our family. Spinlight Studio always brings something new, fun, and beautiful to their apps. Everything is thought out beautifully and the kids have so much fun exploring them.” Tech Tools 4 Mom

“One thing we’re picky about with the apps we share is how they look, and this one is so special.” Cool Mom Tech

• Engaging, hands-on exploration.
• Beautiful, hand-crafted artwork made from fabrics and textures.
• Male and Female narrators.
• Follow-along words highlight as the story is read.
• 12 animal toys to collect at the end of the story.
• Learn many fun facts about zoo animals.

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