August 11th, 2013
This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
Released: Aug 10, 2013
Size: 487 MB
Seller: You Tell Me, LLC
Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad. Requires iOS 5.1 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Oscar Finds A Home by You Tell Me, LLC
DescriptionOSCAR FINDS A HOME is a delightful adventure and the only childrens enhanced ebook with exclusive WordWinks and Retell, Record & Share features that develop vocabulary, listening and reading comprehension skills needed to succeed in school and beyond! Receive a FREE Oscar Finds a Home activity book by email when you register.
PARENTS, KIDS AND EDUCATORS LOVE You TELL Me Stories!
Inspiredparent friendly, child appealinga real winner! -- Dr. Lydia Soifer, Soifer Center for Learning & Child Development
* WordWinks technique weaves onscreen questions and comments, written in red italics, into the story to maximize vocabulary, comprehension and listening skills.
* Retell, Record & Share:
- Find out if your child understands the story through this unique retell feature.
-Give your child a special gift: retelling the story is important practice for developing listening and speaking skills. It offers a chance to learn and utilize new vocabularyput ideas in order so they make senseidentify important detailsand build memory
-Help your child record his or her own version of the story and share it with Grandma and other loved ones, teachers and friendsright from the app!
* You TELL Me Stories is a parents guilt-free tool to incorporate technology into reading.
* Educate your child even when youre not available with built-in narration and entertaining character voices by a master teacher.
* Pages cannot be turned until your child hears the entire narration, which promotes listening and comprehension skills.
Ive been creating stories for children for nearly 40 years, and highly recommend You TELL Me Stories. -- Arthur Yorinks, Childrens Book Writer, Caldecott Medal winner
The stories are engaging and appealing. Every home, classroom and library serving preschool and primary grade children should have access to You TELL Me Stories. -- Judith C. Hochman Ed.D., Windward Teacher Training Institute
ABOUT THE STORY
Its a brand new day at the K-9 Shelter and Oscar, the delightful dachshund, is hoping to be adopted and find a new home. All the other dogs are putting their best paws forward and finding homes, while poor Oscar is left with his best friend Yo-Yo. When a pretty little girl comes to adopt Yo-Yo, Oscar is so sad he doesnt even open his eyes. But just as the shelter is about to close, Joey arrives and finds his new best friend. Both Oscar and Joey discover THE BEST IS SAVED FOR LAST!
ABOUT YOU TELL ME STORIES
You TELL Me Stories are bright, colorful and entertaining enhanced ebooks created by educators and language experts for you and your child to enjoy together again and again ... but behind them is cutting edge science designed to show you HOW to read to your child in a way that stimulates conversation and builds listening, thinking and language skills, along with the knowledge and confidence that will serve as the strong foundation for the reading, writing and thinking abilities theyll develop in school and throughout their lives.