Icon1024Just a Little Music – Little Critter by Oceanhouse Media – Well, that’s an understatement. With all due respect to the title, this is one, loud ruckus of a story! This time, the star of the series gets a DRUM set and it is a noisy tale from then on in! This book app, as with all the Oceanhouse Media apps, is a complete classic that begs to be shared with kids in the 5 and under set. Although, if you have a budding musician in the house, over five, you might find this app book at the top of their reading list.

“Little Critter has a musical hobby . . . and it’s noisy! He’s excited about his new drums, and this means playing them everywhere But Little Critter soon realizes that he might need just a few more lessons before he’s ready for his own rock-and-roll band!”

Just in case you are not familiar with Little Critter, he is an anthropomorphic animal character created by renowned author, Mercer Mayer.  It has never been specified exactly what species Little Critter is, he is a small, furry mammal resembling a porcupine, hedgehog, hamster, or guinea pig. Little Critter has been with us since his debut 1975. These books are cherished by many for their endearing qualities, comically cute illustrations, and the inclusion of a valuable message weaved into the plot. Little Critter stories have lovingly addressed all the major issues of growing up and the growing pains involved. Of course, as with all the Oceanhouse Media titles, words jump off the pages and reinforce literacy skills throughout the text.photo 2

Children naturally identify with Little Critter’s adventures and the inclusion of two games makes it all the more fun. Can you can find all of the mice and spiders within the story? Tap to tally them up!

  • ENCOURAGE literacy skills with highlighted narration
  • FOLLOW along with three fun ways to read!
  • LEARN new vocabulary with tappable words and pictures
  • RECORD your own narration & share it with others*
  • SELECT a scene with easy-to-use navigation*
  • KEEP kids in the story with parental controls*

If you enjoy Little Critter as much as we do, visit our review of Three New Little Critter Digital Book Apps.

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