- COST: $1.99 cents - APP STORE STARS: 4
- Categories: Action, Adventure, Books, Education, Elementary School, Entertainment, Games, Native
Let me first explain that Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island is adapted from an award winning children’s book by Karen Robertson. The actual book is unique in that not only is it filled with excitement, but it comes with little treasure chests of objects with which the kids interact as they read. There are different Treasure Kai books with a similar theme that have children using all their senses and imagination to unearth hidden mysteries and treasures. Turning this excellent physical book into an electronic one is a true accomplishment as it mirrors the original so closely. Yet the app is so much more thrilling with music, sound and interaction. In this particular story, lost gold treasure is eagerly sought by little Kai. Your children will be totally absorbed when embarking upon the trail of gold with lots of exciting animations, surprises and sound effects.
Some of the many engaging features of this children's interactive iPad, iPhone book app are as follows:
- Award-winning, original treasure hunt adventure story
- Pop up and touch screen sounds and animations to discover
- Hidden gold coins to treasure hunt for
- Cinematic sound effects and dramatic original score
- Stunning illustrations by an award winning illustrator
- Read-to-me or self-read options
- You control the text box size and placement
Your story starts off by introducing Kai, his friend Kate and where they live. You get a great feel for Kai's adventurous personality here. One night as he is going to sleep, Kai begins to dream and finds himself rowing out to Shark Island where the action begins. In the story, Kai will explore jungles, castles and pyramids and find a treasure chest of sparkling jewels. Interactivity is the key that keeps kids turning the pages, and thirsting after more adventure and knowledge. They will find plenty of all these things in Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island.
This book has a little bit of everything in it to absorb all your senses: beautiful graphics, rhymes that give you hints on solving the puzzles, awesome sound effects, action and adventure in other mysterious worlds. The feeling of accomplishment on finding the gold is wonderful. After all, who wouldn't enjoy unearthing a chest of gold coins and sparkling jewels after a well-thought out, exciting journey to get there? Parents and children alike will be as spell-bound as I was on reading this glorious tale.
COOL CONCLUSION: "Enjoy the suspense and excitement of treasure hunting in Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island where imagination and adventure spring to life!"--Date/Version: Updated 10/9/12 - Version 1.11
--iOS/Age Rating: This app requires iOS 4.3 or later. Rated 4+.
--Device: (+ Universal: For iPhone/iPad), iPod Touch
--Developer Link: Treasure Bound Books Pty Ltd.
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TREASURE KAI AND THE LOST GOLD OF SHARK ISLAND
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