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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad

Price: $3.99

Category: Books

Updated: May 21, 2012

Version: 1.09

Size: 17.0 MB

Language: English

Seller: Oceanhouse Media, Inc.

Rated 4+

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.Requires iOS 3.1 or later

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Current Version

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The Cat in the Hat – Dr. Seuss by Oceanhouse Media

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"Four stars out of four" - USA Today
"Superb implementation" - Wired
"Spectacular" - CNET
"An educational app gem" - iPhoneLife
Listed in "Top 5 Book and Story apps for Kids" 2011 -

"I know some good games we could play,"
Said the cat
"I know some new tricks,"
Said the Cat in the Hat.

On a cold and wet day, two children are visited by a mischievous cat, wearing a tall, red and white-striped hat. To entertain the children, the Cat performs wacky tricks, creating a mess of the house. Will mother find out about the Cat and see the mess?

New features only available in this omBook include professional narration, background audio and enlarged artwork for each scene. To promote reading in young children, individual words are highlighted as the story is read and words zoom up when pictures are touched. By combining the original text and artwork of Dr. Seuss with features that entertain and promote reading, this omBook appeals to readers of all ages.

Recommended Ages: 3 - 6

Three ways to read this omBook (Oceanhouse Media digital book):
"Read to Me" listen to the narrated story with words highlighted as they are read
"Read it Myself" read the book in its traditional form
"Auto Play" plays like a movie, automatically reading and turning pages. Great for younger children!

Additional Features:
Picture / Word association words zoom up and are spoken when pictures are touched
Individual words highlight and are read aloud when tapped
Professional audio narration
Custom background audio for each scene
This 'Universal App' is optimized for Retina displays and the iPad

Editor's Choice Award - Children's Technology Review 2010
Silver Honor - 2010 Parents' Choice Awards for Mobile Apps
2nd Place - 2010 Best App Ever Awards for eBooks

omBook - "Beyond the eBook"
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Official Dr. Seuss licensed iPhone, iPod touch and iPad app. Dr. Seuss Properties & 2010 Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. All rights reserved.

What's New in Version 1.09

Minor bug fixes and updates for iPad Retina

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Customer Reviews

Brazilian Fan (5 stars)
In here we dont have the books translated so, now that im 27 i finaly got to listen to it :) love so much

Cat. In the hat (5 stars)
My son loves it .he reads it every day.

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