Review: Pebli Town

Pebli town has been a huge hit with our two girls, and they have played with it almost every day since we got it – and several times it has kept them amused for an hour or more. This is a clever gadget that brings together technology and imaginative play in a way that really appeals to the kids.… Continue Reading “Review: Pebli Town”

Review: Eli Explorer iPhone / iPad app from Colto

Georgie has been playing with this app on and off for a few weeks now, and definitely enjoys it. Eli Explorer is a “free roam” style app, where children can direct Eli to go wherever they wish, as he interacts with his environment, and speaks the names of things seen on screen.… Continue Reading “Review: Eli Explorer iPhone / iPad app from Colto”

Review: ABC Gurus iPhone / iPad app from Colto

Georgie (almost 4) and Lydia (just 2) have both been playing with this app since I installed it on their iPad, and they both love it. Georgie knows her letters and is learning all of the phonetic pronunciations right now, so this app is perfect for her.… Continue Reading “Review: ABC Gurus iPhone / iPad app from Colto”

Review: Hopster TV (iPad app)

We were offered a trial subscription to the Hopster app, a new TV on demand app aimed just at children, and so we gave it a go for a couple of months. The basic idea of the app is that instead of needing to navigate to the children’s section of an on demand tv app like iPlayer, your child is able to open up the app and go straight to their favourite TV shows. Instead of complicated menus and controls the interface is ultra simple and child friendly.… Continue Reading “Review: Hopster TV (iPad app)”

Review: Woolly and Tig iPad app

Georgie really enjoys the Woolly and Tig tv show on Cbeebies, so when they contacted me to let me know that an iPad was being launched, I was looking forward to checking it out. Unfortunately, the game doesn’t have quite the same level of appeal as the tv show. The main idea of the app is to entertain children, while making every day activities seem more fun.… Continue Reading “Review: Woolly and Tig iPad app”

Giveaway: Peekaboo Trick or Treat iOS app from Night & Day Studios (7 copies)

The generous folk over at Night & Day Studios have given me 7 codes for their Halloween iPhone & iPad game “Peekaboo Trick or Treat” to give away. Come Trick or Treating in the Peekaboo funhouse this Halloween! There are 14 costumed creatures waiting to pop out to delight and amuse. Find a puppy dressed up as a princess, a ghost with awesome dance moves,… Continue Reading “Giveaway: Peekaboo Trick or Treat iOS app from Night & Day Studios (7 copies)”