We teach our kids about the importance of moral values, self respect, good habits and much more. As little minds will not be able to process all that they are taught, we tell our kids stories to reinforce these concepts. All kids love storybooks, especially the attractive and colorful ones with cartoons, funny characters and engaging storyline.
Here is such an interesting iPad story app named ‘The House That Went On Strike’ that has all the lively features that kids love. The app is about unexpected and unexplainable incidents which happen all of a sudden. A telephone keeps ringing continuously, an oven throws biscuits everywhere, books fall from the rack, steps turn into slides etc. Doesn’t this sound funny and spooky at the same time? Just imagine what it would be like if such things were to happen at your home.
What is the story about?
‘The House That Went On Strike’ is a story about a house that gets frustrated with its family members and their negligent ways and decides to teach them a lesson. It starts protesting against them by carrying out a strike with the help of all home appliances, to teach the family about self-respect, cleanliness and how a home should be. This is clearly explained by the strange incidents happening in the house and the funny actions of different objects.
Special features in the app :
You can read the story with or without audio. Each page contains text in simple language that helps children get a clear understanding of the concept. The story has many objects like a refrigerator, laptop, tap, light, dishwasher, hair drier, broomstick, kettle, television, garbage which stare angrily at the owners. These objects come together to take revenge on the people staying in the house.
The background theme and the sound is very pleasing to hear. Tiny tots who start reading the story will not put the iOS device aside unless they complete reading the whole story. The story starts in a funny way and ends with a timely moral that educates our kids the importance of making a home. The app suits children of all age.
The background theme and the sound effects are sure to delight any kid. Tiny tots who start reading the story will not put the iOS device aside unless they complete reading the whole story several times. The story begins in a funny manner and ends with a timely moral that educates kids on the importance of taking care of a home. ‘The House That Went On Strike’ is suitable for kids older than 4 years. The app would have been more appealing if it had some animation and interesting sound effects. Apart from this, it is a great app which has many interesting features that get your little one engrossed in the story.
Download this app now and give your child a gift he/she will cherish. ‘The House That Went On Strike’ costs $2.99 and requires an iPad with iOS 4.3 or later.
Rating: 4/ 5