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“One day in the pumpkin patch the strangest little pumpkin hatched.” Spookley the Pumpkin was different. In a world where “the only good pumpkins are round pumpkins,” Spookley The Square Pumpkin is shunned until a mighty storm threatens to destroy the entire patch. As the storm rages, Spookley realizes “it’s fine to be round while the weather is fair, but there are times it’s better to be a square! Sometimes being different can save the day!”

In “The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin” a very unique pumpkin delivers a special message of tolerance and self-acceptance that’s just right for Halloween…and every day of the year!

Narrated by Bobby “Boris” Pickett, singer of the perennial Halloween favorite “Monster Mash”, this interactive omBook for your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch includes custom music, background audio and enlarged artwork for each scene.

To promote reading in young children, individual words are highlighted as the story is read. By combining the original text of author Joe Troiano and artwork of Susan Banta 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:
★ Find hidden sounds by tapping within the pictures
★ Professional audio narration by Bobby “Boris” Pickett, singer of “Monster Mash”
★ Custom background audio for each scene
★ Pages pan & zoom to accentuate the colorful, original artwork
★ This ‘Universal App’ is optimized for Retina displays and the iPad


Price at time of review:$2.99

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