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Dr. Duncan Dog on Duty : learn how a pediatric hospital volunteer dog cheers up children patients in this kid's book by Lisa Dunn-Dern, with illustrations by Andrea Yotomb ("Lite" version by Auryn Apps)
iOS iPad Education
Dr Duncan Dog on Duty is a beautifully illustrated picture book which is a heartwarming expression of bond between human companions and children. "My job is to go to school, ask questions, try my best, and have a good time," says the little girl who tells this story. Everyone in the family has a job, and their dog Duncan's job is to be a therapy dog at the nearby children's hospital. This is a children's book that affirms the idea that everyone (even the family pet) can be of service and has something to share. Children will be introduced to the healing and comfort brought to people of all ages by therapy dogs.
Dr Duncan Dog on Duty is a part of the Auracle line from Auryn. The app is based on Lisa Dunn-Dern’s book by the same name, illustrated by Andrea Nicole Yomtob.
Key features include:
★ Personalisation of voice and text:
- Kids can become their own narrator or listen to their parents narrate the book.
- Interactivity allows kids to personalize the sentence, create new action words and sharpen their vocabulary skills
Features on each page:
★ Image and word association vocabulary builder - when an image is touched the associated word is spoken and the written word displayed.
★ Karaoke effect - when a word is spoken during narration then the word is highlighted.
★ Touch a word to hear it being spoken.
Three ways to read the book.
★ "Read to me" — Listen to the narrated story with words highlighted as they are read
★ "Read Myself" — Read the book in its traditional form
★ "Auto Play" — Pages advances automatically once the narration is finished. Useful for those long car rides when you want the child to have a complete book experience.
The lite version contains the first six pages of the original app with all the functionalities. The user also gets an overview of rest of the pages in thumbnail format.
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