Name of App:Sock N Boots Adventures
Who is the Developer?:Sock N Boots
March was recognized throughout the U.S. as National Reading Month; designated as such by the National Education Association in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. The organization celebrated its 15th Annual Read Across America Day, a nationwide program that helps children discover the joy of reading. During this month long adventure, I also discovered an array of books, ebooks and apps that I wanted to share with families. I am doing reviews on those that have created apps with the goal of getting families to read TOGETHER. Here is my first...
Sock n Boots is honoring this important occasion by setting a goal to deliver its Sock n Boots stories via book, digital download or interactive iPad/iPod/iPhone/Android application not only across America, but also to at least 100 of our 196 countries worldwide. The company has had the stories translated into seven languages to help make its goal a reality: including Brazilian- Portuguese, Mandarin –Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, French, and Arabic.
“It is a fact that children who read early and often develop stronger language skills, elevated self-confidence, greater creativity and broader imaginations,” commented Author, D.K. Smith. “Reading with your child for 20 minutes or more each day reinforces the parent-child bond that can last a lifetime.”
Sock n Boots educational and visually-stimulating storybook collection for children ages 1-8, is now live as a complimentary, downloadable eBook and Android™, iPad®, iPod® and iPhone® application for the entire month of March 2012 to children in every country. An augmented version of the e-book will also be available equipped with sign language soon. Sock n Boots invites families to embark on an adventurous journey with Sock n Boots and to establish a family tradition of reading together – a powerful bonding experience that will help your child develop a life-long love of reading.
The featured reading of “Sock n Boots Adventures” follows the antics of the two most loveable pieces of footwear around. This wonderful rhyming storybook has been made available to parents and families online for this special event. To participate, just visit SocknBoots.com or facebook.com/SockandBoots to access the e-book or download a complimentary version for your iPad, iPod, IPhone and Android phones here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sock-n-boots/id472964592?mt=8