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Are you looking for an app to engage a reluctant reader or encourage a budding bookworm to reach the next level? The classic BOB Books system has been given a modern makeover. This app truly grows with kids by automatically increasing the difficulty each time they play.
As each page is read, children are prompted to spell the critical words in the story and color in the characters when they’re successful. If they struggle, the words and pictures jiggle to nudge little learners towards the next step or right answer—a feature you can turn off when you want more of a challenge. The game has many more customizable features to give parents and teachers the ability to tailor the program. Choose the phonics feature to have the phonic letter sound played as you move or tap each letter, or select the letter names option if kindergartners are still struggling with that concept.
Kids who are expecting more game play may be disappointed because this game is all business—it’s strictly an electronic version of the books—but the included interactive elements will entertain them as they progress through the story. The HD version is a tad pricier, but well worth it if your device is optimized for high-definition.
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