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Kate's Birthday Surprise: Joe Rock and Friends Interactive Story Books (English & Spanish)

Kate's Birthday Surprise: Joe Rock and Friends Interactive Story Books (English & Spanish)
  • #: 152767
  • Price: $0.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2011-01-12
  • Current Version: 1.1
  • 1.1
  • Size: 87.60 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: BoggleNoggin Media Inc
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.
  • © 2008, 2010 BoggleNoggin Media Inc.
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Ages: 3-9

Joe’s new song, “It’s Not My Birthday, ” is not the only surprize at Kate’s party! Things go off the rails as Hector, a wind-up chef toy, erupts, spraying icing in all directions. Could it be because the twins adding vinegar and baking soda to the icing mix or did Stan touch the Green Lever? Where is Joe the rock? And why is the birthday cake humming?

*Fun, award winning story and karaoke song, "It’s Not My Birthday."

* Read-to-me mode and word highlighting.

* Touch any word to hear it. Great tool for beginning readers.

* Choose English or Spanish! Instantly toggle between languages.

* Developed by classroom teachers to support beginning readers.

* 30 full colour 3D illustrations.


Kate gets a new toy for her birthday. It is 'Hector, the Hampshire Chef, ' an antique wind-up baker toy. Unfortunately he is always breaking down. Add in the twins making icing, and Stan pushing Hector's buttons and you have a recipe for disaster.

With your iPhone or iPod Touch you can always provide a rewarding reading experience for your child whether you're waiting, traveling, or sitting down to read along with them. The Joe Rock and Friends series was designed by classroom teachers to support beginning readers. Pre-readers can turn the pages with a flick of their finger and listen as the narrator reads and words are highlighted. Beginning readers can read for themselves and get assistance on any difficult word just by touching it. In addition, both English and Spanish versions of the story and song are included in this application! Switch between languages with a click of the translate button.

Written by Allan Crossley. Illustrated by Scott Gamble.

Languages: English & Spanish.

Awards for the Joe Rock and Friends series include Creative Child 'Preferred Choice' award, 2 Children's Technology Review 'Editor's Choice Awards', Parents Choice Foundation 'Recommended Software List, ' American Library Association 'Semi-Finalist in the Great Interactive Software for Kids category and more!

Features: Read-to-me mode with word highlighting. Auto read mode reads each page automatically. Double-tap any text page to hear it read when autoread is off. Touch any word to hear it. Switch languages with the instant translation button. Navigation page to jump to different places in the story. Built in video help shows how to use all of the great features. See the website www.joerock.com for more information.

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