It’s Toy Story Showtime! New Disney Storybook App
Miss your friends Woody, Buzz, and Jessie? You can catch up with them as they put on a talent show in the new app – “Toy Story Showtime!”
This interactive storybook app, aimed at children ages 4-6, is Disney Publishing’s second Disney Learning app and is designed to help learners explore essential early reading concepts through engaging and interactive ways. “Toy Story Showtime!” features Buzz Lightyear as he sets out to impress Jessie the Cowgirl in a talent show; readers can assist him with his comedy and juggling acts while they discover new vocabulary words through context and story-based repetition.
The “Toy Story Showtime!” app is available for $4.99 from the App Store on iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch:
Toy Story Showtime! Featured Highlights:
·Age-appropriate sight word vocabulary is explored through storytelling and interactivity.
·Advanced vocabulary is introduced through context, supported by art and animation, and reinforced through repetition. Tapping vocabulary words provides age-appropriate definitions.
·Narration with word-by-word highlights supports the read-along experience.
·Special feature taps engage and surprise young readers. Find and tap the pea; tilt, trace, and shake to trigger Buzz’s moves; shake to toss roses on the stage, and much more!
·End of book activities provide extended practice with early-learning concepts.
·Info Page offers story extension activities for parents and caregivers.
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