Oceanhouse media has officially announced their release of a brand new Dr. Seuss storybook app. Perfect for children and parents, the storybook app will entertain your child in an exciting and engaging format. The new app, called, “Bartholomew and the Oobleck,” is currently available on both the App Store and Google Play.
“Bartholomew and the Oobleck” begins when King Derwin orders the royal magicians to create something more exciting than rain and snow, they concoct greenish blobs called “oobleck” that fall from the sky. The king is delighted until the gooey oobleck takes over the entire kingdom and it’s up to one young boy to try to save them.
Storybooks from Oceanhouse Media 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.
- Record your own voice
- Share voice tracks with others that own this app
- Page selector
- Retina main menu
- New options for sound effects, hot spots and alerts
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!
- 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
- Pages pan & zoom to accentuate the beautiful, original art of Dr. Seuss
- This ‘Universal App’ is optimized for Retina displays and the iPad