Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You? - Dr. Seuss

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Description of App: 

Dr. Seuss's Book of Wonderful Noises, "Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?" is now available as an interactive omBook!

  • Top 10 in paid iPad and iPhone book apps on the App Store - May 2011
  • "New and Noteworthy" - Apple
  • "A must-have for any digital bookshelf!" - Digital Storytime 
  • "This is a great book for kids!" - Internet Gumshoe
  • Five stars out of five - Common Sense Media
  • "Rock solid and highly recommended at about ½ the price of the print books." - Examiner.com

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"He can go like a cork...
POP POP POP POP
He can go like horse feet
KLOPP KLOPP KLOPP"

Oh, the wonderful things Mr. Brown can do! Join the fun as Mr. Brown displays his talent, imitating everything from cows and trains to a hippopotamus chewing gum! CHOO CHOO CHOO and GRUM GRUM GRUM! This wildly wacky story of sounds and words will keep readers giggling the whole way through. Whether it's eggs frying in a pan or a big cat drinking, SLURP SLURP SLURP, Mr. Brown can do it, how about you?

New features only available in this omBook include professional narration, background audio and enlarged artwork for each scene. To promote reading in young children, individual words are highlighted as the story is read and words zoom up when pictures are touched. By combining the original text and artwork of Dr. Seuss with features that entertain and promote reading, this omBook appeals to readers of all ages.

Three ways to read this omBook (Oceanhouse Media digital book):

  • "Read to Me" — listen to the narrated story with words highlighted as they are read
  • "Read it Myself" — read the book in its traditional form
  • "Auto Play" — plays like a movie, automatically reading and turning pages. Great for younger children!

Additional Features:

  • Picture / Word association — words zoom up and are spoken when pictures are touched
  • Individual words highlight and are read aloud when tapped 
  • Professional audio narration
  • Custom background audio for each scene
  • This 'Universal App' is optimized for Retina displays and the iPad

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Official Dr. Seuss licensed iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch App.

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Version: 

1.08.1

Free or Paid: 

Paid

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone 4

Accessibility Comments: 

Totally accessible

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

All buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Other Comments: 

I posted this book because I thought it was particularly suited to blind children. Each book is a separate app and there are lots of these books to choose from. The reading is professional though not as exciting as the recordings I listened to as a kid some 37 years ago.