Elfishki and The Giant Cakeis a REALLY cute book that comes with an adorable game! The lesson of the book was great - working together even if we are different or like different things. The interactive part was amazing - touch the characters on screen and they come to life! It was cute and well thought out, I will definitely be purchasing more interactive books in this series.
My son is only 2, but he loved using the interactive book and cake decorating game! The game reminds me a lot of the Easy Bake Oven game - cute & fun and helps with the decision making process. While it is meant for 5-9 year olds, my son LOVED it and had no trouble decorating cakes!
Once upon a time, on the beautiful Rainbow Island in the middle of the Sparkling Sea lived magical little people called Elfishki.
Some of them could fly like butterflies and some could swim like mermaids. They shared the island with animals who could speak and trees who did not talk, but understood everything. All in all, this was a place where miracles happened every day.
Elfizz was an owner of a gloomy restaurant named Chest of Ghosts where the staff was eager to please ghosts. On the opposite side of the square was a bakery, Gingerbread Nook, run by a pretty plump Elfishki lady called Maggie. The two were at odds with each other until one day they had to work side by side...
Here's what you find in the iPad application (Elfishki and The Giant Cake):
1. Original, not found anywhere else captivating texts, designed to develop your child’s conscious reading skills - according to the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts.
2. Stunning interactive art, classic animation and videos.
3. Professional Audio Voice over of the story, so your child can listen along with the text.
4. THREE (3) Questions on every page of the book specifically designed to help your child analyze the text, boost their imagination and make predictions about the story.
5. A bonus game specifically designed to boost your child’s imagination - Decorate the Cake - where you can save and share your child’s fantastic creation.
Here's a 1 min Promo Video of the application on YouTube: Elfishki and the Giant Cake iPad Book for Kids
Here's the application in the iTunesStore: Elfishki and The Giant Cake
For more information about more stories, please visit their website where you can find a list of fairy tales all based on the Elfishki characters.
Also be sure to visit Elfishki on Twitter & facebook!
You can view this Interactive Book on YouTube : Eflishki iPad Kids Book Video and find Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends of Elfishki at their Website : http://www.elfishki.com.
I received a copy of Elfishki and The Giant Cake for the ipad through Tomoson.com for review. However, all opinions in this post are mine alone & I was not compensated in any other way.