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Holiday Gift Guide: Ruckus Media Apps Review & Giveaway


Welcome to The Freebie Junkie's Holiday Gift Guide
 Gift: Ruckus Media Group - Book Apps
Category: Children's Gift 
Perfect for kids ages 4-10 who are into technology or ready to be techno-orientated – or families looking to share favorite stories while on the go.
Review & Giveaway
On the road I try to travel light, but with two active kids thats not always possible.  With the clothes, toys, books and snacks I always feel like we're going away for weeks on ends when it is only overnight.  I have portable DVD players and car DVD players for our road trips but these can be oh so frustrating.  With CD's skipping and long set up time I sometimes just give up on the DVD players and travel light and give the kids my itouch.  Its amazing the number of apps out there for kids.  The kids favorites are the puffer blow up fish game, table hockey and doodle pad.  I came across Ruckus Media Group during my search for children friendly apps.

Ruckus Media Group recreate classic original stories for mobile devices such as iPhone, iTouch and iPad that entertain toddlers to teens from their fingers to their minds, at home or on the road.  Ruckus Media Group have gone all out and pulled some wonderful stars to narrate 5 true classic children books.  Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Robin Williams and John Cleese, narrates stories like The Velveteen Rabbit, Johnny Appleseed and Tom Thumb and combined with fabulous music by artists such as Elvis Costello, George Winston and B.B. King make this one powerful app for parents and children alike.  We were all impressed with the apps and would certainly recommend any parent with mobile media platforms
 to check this out.  My children were silent all the way to Grandma's - yay.

Choose one of the following 5 fun book favorites here - at $3.99 per app this makes for a perfect gift for any child or parent.
The Velveteen Rabbit, told by Meryl Streep, illustrated by Dave Jorgenson, music by George Winston
Johnny Appleseed, told by Garrison Keillor, illustrated by Stan Olson, music by Mark O’Connor
 John Henry, told by Denzel Washington, illustrated by Barry Jackson, music by B.B. King
Pecos Bill, told by Robin Williams, illustrated by Tim Raglin, music by Ry Cooder
Tom Thumb and the Knights of the Round Table, told by John Cleese, illustrated by Tim Gabor, music by Elvis Costello
Watch out for new apps coming soon including Goldilocks and the Three Bears (narrated by Meg Ryan), The Three Little Pigs (narrated by Holly Hunter) and The Steadfast Tin Soldier. 
Thanks to Ruckus Media Group 5 Freebie Junkie reader's can win one app of their choice
Please note you do need an iPad, iPhone, iTouch, Droid, and other mobile media platforms for download
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Giveaway contest ends Sunday 19th December at 10 pm EST.  Please ensure you leave a contact information so I may contact you if you win.
Disclosure: I was provided two Ruckus Apps for our honest review, others opinions may vary.
Don't forget to check the Freebie Junkie's full Holiday Gift Guide here and see whats next on the giveaway schedule.


Anonymous said:

the night before christmas

Anonymous said:

The Night Before Christmas or The Velveteen Rabbit

ElizabethOrmes said:

I'd love to get the Velveteen Rabbit (already a favorite paper book in our house).

ElizabethOrmes said:

I follow you on facebook

Anonymous said:

Jhonny Apple looks good
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