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Axels Chain Reaction - Lite Version for iOS

Developer's Description

This is the Lite version, showing 30% of the book, with a gated in-app purchase to unlock the rest of the content. We are part of the Moms with Apps "Know What's Inside" program. This app obtained Digital Book World's QED seal of quality for ebooks and apps, and was picked as a finalist for the DBW Awards 2014. Almost 5,000 downloads in its first week out. It 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! It ranked top 25 in 48 countries. 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 about the characters.* 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! Do you want to see Axel being silly, or make your own funny faces for Axels teacher? *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 three different levels of ability.- BIOGRAPHIES of the 3 kinetic artists featured in the story. - GLOSSARY- 3D OPEN-ENDED GAME: Coming up! 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, there are many opportunities for children to participate in a variety of educational processes throughout the story. (...) you are going to have to run out and buy this app to see and experience the magical ending. Well worth every penny."Carisa Kluver, of Digital Storytime, stated: "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."Privacy Policy: We do not collect any personal information from users. There are no ads and no links to social media. To prevent children from activating links that take them out of the app, adults must type the answers to math questions in order to activate weblinks or in-app purchase of the rest of the book.

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What's new in version 1.1

General

Release January 5, 2014
Date Added December 19, 2013
Version 1.1

Operating Systems

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

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