Doolie – Social Skills Book app with excellent message

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Doolie

Quick Notes: Very nice app with excellent message. Good for special needs kids as a social story to tell the kids that being different is ok and you will serve the society in your own way.  Doolie, the young African Giraffe, searches for some value in his life and a way to be useful.

An original short story by Keith Ventress set in the South African Savannah. The story features a young giraffe, named Doolie, who feels sad as he does not understand his purpose amongst the other animals, they all seemed so “busy and happy doing something useful”. Feeling estranged and different Doolie gets a visit from the little Giraffe bird who helps him to regain his confidence.

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Issues

  • Half the screen is filled with the text box (close to opaque).  User has to minimize the reading pane so that you can use it just
Wishlist
  • it is nice if the text is highlighted when it is read.
Overall: Very nice Social Skills app.

Notes from Developer

A captivating and beautifully illustrated original short story featuring Doolie a young giraffe.
Come and explore the mesmerizing animations and surprise features within each page.
Published by Ever After Publications, “Doolie Finds His Way” is a fully interactive children’s book available for the iPad™
Offering an enthralling reading experience full of sounds, animation and surprises.
Hear the story read aloud for an engaging narration that will captivate your child, or explore at your own pace with the “Read by Myself” option.

Story Summary

Doolie, the young African Giraffe, searches for some value in his life and a way to be useful.

An original short story by Keith Ventress set in the South African Savannah. The story features a young giraffe, named Doolie, who feels sad as he does not understand his purpose amongst the other animals, they all seemed so “busy and happy doing something useful”. Feeling estranged and different Doolie gets a visit from the little Giraffe bird who helps him to regain his confidence. Come and help Doolie through this journey to find his way and be happy again.

The story is brought to life by the expressive and soothing voice of the author himself, Keith Ventress.

This charming App Features:

-Delightful 2D illustration and animation
-8 loveable interactive animals (Giraffe, Rhino, Lion, Crocodile, Meerkat, Warthog, and Oxpecker bird)
-Animals respond to touch with sound and movement
-Hidden animations through out the book through touch and shake movement.
-Narrated by the expressive and soothing voice of the author himself, Keith Ventress.
-Read yourself or narrated options.

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