An Interactive Science Book
Filled with seven chapters about different kinds of bats and their habitats, this book app makes learning about these nocturnal mammals interactive and fascinating.
What Makes it Good?
Kids can choose to read the book themselves or have it read to them. There's animation, but the coolest feature is the way you interact with the pages. On some, by swiping up, you move further into the scene. In others, tapping on dark caves and crevices results in finding a hidden bat. You can use your own voice to simulate echolocation, and the book ends with a flying game that involves tilting the iPad to control the bat on screen.
The gorgeous visuals, a soundtrack filled sounds of the night and interesting facts sprinkled throughout make this nonfiction book one of the most mesmerizing science books in the app store.
Bats Furry Fliers of the Night is so well done that it will interest all kids in learning about bats.
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