X

Axel's Chain Reaction for iOS

Developer's Description

*A Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner*App Circus Online Competition Winner. *Digital Book World Award 2014 finalist, and recipient of their Quality Excellence Design seal.*Recommended by National Science Teachers Association and praised by School Library Journal. *Teachers With Apps Certified App Badge of Approval. *Picked as Editor's Choice at Best Apps for Kids. Almost 5,000 downloads in its first week out. Reached #10 in the US App Store 'apps for ages 6 to 8' category, and #14 in the Books category (only 5 days after it was released!). Ranked top 25 in 48 countries. WARNING: This app version has not been tested por iPhone 6. A creative tinkerer, Axel Jansen struggles to connect with his classmates and get them to see past the fidgety, distracted, clumsy boy they think he is. Inspired by the work of Kinetic artists, the third-grader decides to build a moving insect to show everyone at school what hes capable of. Axels own traits means hell need a large dose of perseverance in order make a moving sculpture hes proud of: a swinging, vibrating, tinkling work of art. But his personal bully Daniel sets off a disastrous chain reaction that leaves everyone yelling at each other!Axel believes he can help by creating a beautiful sensory experience out of this mess if they give him the chanceBOOK APP FEATURES:* ALLOWS FOR DIFFERENT LEVELS OF READER IMMERSION: Explore pages to discover extra dialogues, thoughts, or details of Axels creation process. Or skip them if youre anxious to find out what happens next, and then read the story again if you want to know more.* SOME OF YOUR INTERACTIONS ARE NEEDED TO MAKE THE STORY PROGRESS: Open Axels glued fingers so he can continue working, rub the splashes of paint clean, knock on the classroom door to see Axels giant artwork. If you dont, you wont see what happens next! (Hints provided).* PLAY A CREATION MINI-GAME INSIDE THE STORY: make your own animals using objects from Axels kitchen.* HEY, YOURE THERE AT THE END OF THE STORY! *OPTIONAL SETTINGS: Turn off sound effects and/ or Narration. *EXTRAS: - HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES: Step-by-step instructions to make kinetic sculptures at home or school, for different levels of ability.- BIOGRAPHIES of the 3 kinetic artists featured in the story. - GLOSSARY- 3D OPEN-ENDED GAME: New! Domino Effect creation game.Loved by Teachers With Apps: "mesmerized every group of students we shared it with. It delightfully conveys a powerful and poignant message to the youth of today dont give up!(...). Teachers are going to love sharing this app time after time, and so will parents.(...) This app has more than character education going for it (...) buy this app to see and experience the magical ending. Well worth every penny"Carisa Kluver, of Digital Storytime: ""This title is filled with polished animation and top-notch interactivity (...) nearly all of the enhancements add to or reinforce the storyline. Children will love the variety of ways to engage with this story (...) Overall, this is a terrific and unique title (...) The story has great messages about learning to make the most out of our unique talents, sticking with a project and standing up to bullying. It will even resonate with kids and families dealing with special needs. Filled with educational enhancements and a host of other extras, Axel's Chain Reaction is an engaging blend of fiction and non-fiction, with extension activities designed for inspiration."Story by: Allison Pomenta, member of Moms with Apps "Know What's Inside" Program, and of the Book App Alliance. Illustrated by Mnica Armio. Development by: Cubic Jigsaw (a division of Higuera Studios).Privacy Policy: We do not collect any personal information from users. There are no ads and no links to social media. If your family or students wish to learn more about the Kinetic artists featured in the app, adults must type the answers to math questions in order to activate weblinks.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.31

-New camera zoom for in app Game.-Parental Gate Adjustments.-Minor adjustments for the story and biographies sections.

General

Release October 28, 2014
Date Added October 28, 2014
Version 1.31

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPod Touch (3rd generation or later, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPad. iTunes account required.

Popularity

Total Downloads 7
Downloads Last Week 0
Report Software

Related Apps

Peak - Brain Training

Free
Peak - Brain Training

Elevate - Brain Training and Games

Free
Elevate - Brain Training and Games

Turnitin Feedback Studio

Free
Turnitin Feedback Studio

NaturalReader Text to Speech

Free
NaturalReader Text to Speech

Get the best price on everything

Shop your favorite products and we’ll find the best deal with a single click. Designed to make shopping easier.