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FREE Apps

Several great apps have popped up for free.  Get them while they’re FREE!

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  • Toca Band app is free–normally, it costs $1.99. This is a musical app where your child can play with a variety of sounds to create all sorts of music. You just might want to get a pair of earplugs ready though!  This app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later.

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  • Where’s My Water: If you were too “frugal” to download the full $0.99 version like me, now is your chance.  It’s the first time ever this app has gone free so go help Swampy guide the water to his shower.

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FREE App: Stella and Sam Story Pack

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The Stella and Sam series is based on a Canadian TV show and the corresponding best selling picture books.  My kids love these interactive stories that are a combination storybook and cartoon.  This app will appeal to young children ages 1-7.   Stella and Sam Story Pack includes all five of the Sam and Stella adventures and usually retails for $5.99.  It is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.  Get it while it’s free!

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FREE App: Mystery Math Town

In celebration of summer, Mystery Math Town is free for today only!  Your kids can add, subtract and even multiply their way to rescue fireflies through town.  Normally, it costs $1.99.  Compatible with the iPhone only–the iPad app is still $2.99.

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FREE App: Toca Hair Salon 2

Toca Hair Salon 2 For a limited time, Toca Hair Salon 2 is FREE–normally, it costs $1.99. This is the sequel to Toca Hair Salon, a simple app where your child can cut, color, comb, shave and blow-dry lifelike hair on six different characters.  We have this app and I can vouch that it appeals to kids of all ages!  Get it while it’s FREE!  This app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 5 or later.  It is also available for Google play but not for free.

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Free APPS: StoryToys Interactive Pop-up Book

StoryToys 3D Interactive Pop-up Books

Did you know that it’s World Book Day?  Well neither did I, but guess what?  StoryToys is offering all of their apps for free in honor of it! Woohoo!  We already have three of these apps and my daughter plays with them frequently and I’m a sucker for a fairy tale.
Here are all the titles:

These apps are compatible with the iPhone and iPad.  They are also available for Google, Android and Samsung if you use the main StoryToys link above.

 

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FREE App: Fruit Ninja

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Woohoo!  Fruit Ninja is the App of the week so that means it is FREE!    It’s normally $0.99 for the iPhone version and $2.99 for the iPad version. Follow the links to download your free copy…

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FREE App: Toca Tailor & Dr. Panda’s Garden

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Grab Toca Tailor for free right now because it’s the “App of the Week”.  It normally retails for $2.99.  This fun app lets your child be a fashion designer.  Honestly, I’ve been fighting with my daughter to play with this app because it’s so fun.

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Also free right now is Dr. Panda’s Veggie Garden.  This app is very similar to the Toca Boca apps.  Your child can grow all kinds of veggies and fruits for their customers.  It’s regularly $1.99.

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FREE App: Toca House

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I’ve found another reason to love the kind folks at Toca Boca.   Today in support of World Autism Awareness Day, their Toca House app is free–normally, it costs $2.99.  If you follow my blog, then you know my family and I are big fans of all the great apps by Toca Boca.  This is another great app where your child can play with a variety of games mimicing chores around the house.  Get it while it’s FREE!  This app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.2 or later.

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FREE App: Cocoons and Caterpillars: A Stella and Sam Adventure

The Stella and Sam series are based on a Canadian TV show and the corresponding best selling picture books.  My kids love these interactive stories that are a combination storybook and cartoon.  This app will appeal to young kids ages 1-7.   Cocoons and Caterpillars: A Stella and Sam Adventure usually retails for $2.99 but is free for a limited time.  It is compatible with both the iPhone and the iPad.

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FREE App: Night Night

iPad Screenshot 1Nighty Night:  This adorable app is free for a limited time.  Your little one helps turn off the lights for everything that’s stirring around the house.  Compatible with iPad.

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