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The Lorax - Dr. Seuss

The Lorax - Dr. Seuss
  • #: 113195
  • Price: $4.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2010-09-27
  • Current Version: 1.08
  • 1.08 (iOS 4.0 Tested)
  • Size: 19.00 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Oceanhouse Media, Inc.
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • Dr. Seuss Properties ™ & © 2010 Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. All rights reserved.
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Description

The Dr. Seuss classic "The Lorax" is now available for your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

★ The #1 Book on iPhone - May 2010

★ 4 stars out of 4 - USA Today

★ "The Lorax is (Oceanhouse Media's) best effort to date" - Wired

★ "A vivid rendition of the Dr. Seuss classic, with some nice features to assist early-readers" - Wall Street Journal

★ "A great addition for your iPad or iPhone" - Just Another iPad Blog

★ "True to Theodor Geisel’s vision of teaching children to read" - FabMums.com

★ "Great for instilling a love for reading in young children" - Appolicious

★ "Beautifully done" - The iPhone Mom

★ Included in the 100 Essential iOS Apps of 2010 - iLounge

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not, ” proclaims The Lorax in this cautionary tale of greed and environmental destruction. The story recounts how the Lorax tries to save the Truffula Forest and its inhabitants from disaster at the hands of an insatiable factory owner. The Lorax’s pleas are ignored and tragedy follows. A Dr. Seuss classic, it also serves as an ecological warning that still rings true today.

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.

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

★ Professional audio narration

★ Custom background audio for each scene

★ Pages pan & zoom to accentuate the beautiful, original art of Dr. Seuss

★ This 'Universal App' is optimized for both iPhone and iPad

★★★★★

More Dr. Seuss apps from Oceanhouse Media...

Additional Dr. Seuss apps are available! We have eBooks, games, cameras, electronic greeting cards and more.

See the full catalog at: www.oceanhousemedia.com/seuss

Gift this app! - Click the "Buy App" arrow on the iTunes® App Store

Visit us: www.oceanhousemedia.com

Follow us: twitter.com/oceanhousemedia

Like us: facebook.com/oceanhousemedia

★★★★★

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 1.08

Support for iPhone 4 Retina display
Minor bug fixes

Visit us: www.oceanhousemedia.com
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Rated 5/5 based on 3 customer reviews.

 

5/5 stars

@bedtime story

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I'm not sure which Dr. Suess you read as a child, but most of them have meaning and life-lessons. Your use of the word "agenda" suggests that you disagree with the simple, thoughtful, message here, which is a pity. This book was written at a time when we did absolutely nothing to reforest and we used natural resources with abandon. Its story has great meaning in the modern age. I'm sorry to hear that your daughter will be raised in a home where ignorance is preferred over learning. Good luck with that.

5/5 stars

Fantastic App!

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Love this story and the auto read on this app.

5/5 stars

Brings me back

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I loved this book as a child and enjoy it even more now, with this app, sharing it with my son.

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