Category Archives: ReviewForDev

ReviewForDev: 4 Dice: Fraction Games

4 Dice: Fraction Games is a good, but very challenging app for middle schoolers and up. From iTunes: 4 Dice: Fraction Games hones the many concepts of fractions that include adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing through a series of game mode options. The game also enhances analytical thinking by providing the answer and requiring students to… Continue Reading

ReviewForDev: Wubbzy the Superhero

I’m supposed to write my general impressions of an app for these ReviewForDev features, so I’ll get straight to the point: This is a top-tier app. The story (about how you can be a superhero by just helping people), graphics, sound and interaction are all way above average. It has two videos and games that… Continue Reading

ReviewForDev: Puzzingo!

We reviewed Puzzingo close to when it was released and gave it 4-1/2 stars, a high enough rating for us to make it a Top Pick. I stick by that rating now, although now most of the content requires in-app purchases with the entire deal costing a whopping $14.99. The base set is free, however,… Continue Reading

ReviewForDev: Tomo Garage

In Tomo Garage, children are presented a wall of letters and a word (with the letters showing) and must pick the correct letters to spell the word before a timer runs out. If done in time, a picture is unveiled. There is a garage area to visit when not playing the word game. Normally $1.99,… Continue Reading

ReviewForDev: Hedgehog Book

I like the quirkiness of the Hedgehog Book. It has a very unique style and presentation. Kids interact with three creative stories, including putting jam into a teapot to turn it into a volcano. The stories pause until each interaction is complete, so listening kids must follow instructions. That’s much better than the touch-the-character-and-he-laughs kinds… Continue Reading

ReviewForDev: Sophie’s Drawings

What I Liked: Sophie’s Drawings is a great idea. Kids follow step by step instructions to draw things with the idea that they’ll gain confidence in their artistic abilities by easily producing nice artwork. The graphics are attractive and engaging. The music is nice. The are 14 drawings in three categories. Not Likey: My daughter… Continue Reading