(PRWEB) February 04, 2014
“Fergus Ferry," an educational app and popular Australian book series was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, AppWatch, that takes a look at the latest and coolest mobile applications and services on the iOS, Android, and Windows market. Andrew Tropeano, host of AppWatch, conducted the app review and shared with viewers how the app is enjoyable to read with children but also has key messaging for both parents and kids.
For teachers or parents with children between the ages of 2 to 6, Fergus Ferry is an enjoyable book series and mobile application that follows Fergus, a ferry boat, and his friends as they have fun adventures. Since the launch of the app in December, it’s had over 20,000 downloads and been rated five stars by the Educational App Store and has a 4.5 star rating on Amazon.
Throughout the series there are subtle messages for both parents and kids about friendship, sharing, trust, and much more. There are great illustrations and the stories are written in rhyme, ideal for reading aloud. The app is free until February 28th for iOS devices and $0.99 for Android devices and comes with 24 books included as both e-books and audio tapes. Included in the app is a great game for kids where they steer Fergus around the harbor rescuing sailors, avoiding ships, and scaring away sharks. There’s hours of great reading here for both parents and kids with sections specific to parents and teachers.
To learn more about the app, visit the app store or http://www.fergusferry.com.
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