Joe And The Pirates (Pepe y los piratas) 1 (iOS)
Source: BoggleNoggin Media
Ages: 3-9This fun story from the award winning "Joe Rock and Friends" series features an animated sing-along pirate song and over 30 great 3D graphics.With your iPhone or iPod Touch you can always provide a rewarding reading experience for your child whether you're waiting, traveling, or sitting down to read along with them.The Joe Rock and Friends series was designed by classroom teachers to support beginning readers. Pre-readers can turn the pages with a flick of their finger and listen as the narrator reads and words are highlighted. Beginning readers can read for themselves and get assistance on any difficult word just by touching it.In addition, both English and Spanish versions of the story and song are included in this application! Switch between languages with a click of the translate button.About this story:In this adventure, Joe is on the high seas - living in the hold with the other rocks! - when pirates attack his ship. When the crew runs out of canon balls, Joe volunteers and saves the day. He also saves the pirate ship, meets Not-So-Scary Bob, the Pirate AND becomes an honorary pirate. Bob teaches Joe that the most important thing is how you say "YAARGHH!"Written by Allan CrossleyIllustrated by Scott GambleLanguages: English & SpanishAwards for the Joe Rock and Friends series include Creative Child 'Preferred Choice' award, Children's Technology Review 'Editor's Choice Award' in 2006 and 2008, Parents Choice Foundation 'Recommended Software List,' American Library Association 'Semi-Finalist in the Great Interactive Software for Kids category and more!Features:Read-to-me mode with word highlighting to help early readers.Auto read mode reads each page automatically.Double-tap any text page to hear it read when autoread is off.Touch any word to hear it.Original fun song in two versions: English and Spanish!English and Spanish narration - switch languages with the instant translation button.Navigation page to jump to different places in the story.Video Help shows you all of the great features.See the website www.joerock.com for more information.