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By Simon Burns On 17 Apr, 2014 At 10:54 PM | Categorized As Reviews | With 0 Comments
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April is Autism Awareness Month, so today we’re rounding up some Oceanhouse Media apps that are perfect for teaching social and emotional development. All three apps from the Kidwick Books series address issues such as diversity, self-confidence, encouragement, and perseverance. They are even on sale for a limited time! A Frog Thing Join Frank the […]


By Simon Burns On 12 Apr, 2014 At 11:36 AM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Reviews | With 1 Comment
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Electrified Puzzle, from developer Annurig, and available for Android through the Google Play Store, is an intriguing puzzle game that is as eccentric as it is satisfying. Now, this game is hard to love, but love it you will. The app description and tutorial don’t really help to explain the rules of the game very […]


By Simon Burns On 12 Apr, 2014 At 10:00 AM | Categorized As Android, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Storm the Ship, from Blue Square games and available for Android through the Google Play Store, is an interesting strategic defence game. The basic idea behind the game is to defend your base against an onslaught of alien creatures on a variety of locations on different worlds. Each level places your base in the centre […]


By Simon Burns On 4 Apr, 2014 At 05:48 PM | Categorized As Press Release | With 0 Comments
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Do not let the looks of this game fool you. While it looks like another Flappy Bird clone, it is quite the opposite. In fact, Stop The Birds (Free on iOS, Google Play, $1.99 on Kindle) is a fun twist on the endless sidescroller genre where you play as a green pipe and try to let no bird […]


By Simon Burns On 1 Apr, 2014 At 06:28 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Super Space Boy, available for iPhone and iPad through the Apple iTunes App Store, is an interesting twist on the classic Doodle Jump formula. You play the role of a miniature superhero, a little boy called Super Space Boy. The aim is to climb vertically by bouncing on a balloon, which is controlled by dragging […]


By Simon Burns On 1 Apr, 2014 At 04:19 PM | Categorized As Featured, iPhone | With 0 Comments
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Weather Alarm, available for iPhone and iPad through the Apple iTunes App Store, is a comprehensive and beautiful app that manages to combine functionality with a design that puts most other weather apps to shame. The app, at its most basic level, allows you to create weather alerts for set locations. So, you can set […]


By Simon Burns On 24 Mar, 2014 At 12:21 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Vigilante Showdown, available for iPhone and iPad from the iTunes App Store, is a western themed shoot ‘em up where the objective is to shoot down as many bad guys as possible while defending ‘Poptown’ from bank robbers. You are presented with a static western scene, and bad guys will randomly appear and shoot at […]


By Simon Burns On 24 Mar, 2014 At 11:44 AM | Categorized As iPad, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Sherlock: Interactive Adventure for iPhone and iPad, available from the iTunes App Store, is an intriguing and interesting adventure title that approaches the interactive book genre from a slightly different angle. Yes, it is still essentially an interactive book, but the quality and craftwork put in really elevates this to something that uncannily makes you […]


By Simon Burns On 21 Mar, 2014 At 07:27 PM | Categorized As Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Spring has officially arrived, and Oceanhouse Media just released two new digital book apps that are perfect for this beautiful season! Check out the new titles along with some other spring-themed books guaranteed to get your kids excited about the changing seasons. Then, go outside and enjoy the nice weather! New: A Great Day for […]


By Simon Burns On 18 Mar, 2014 At 08:30 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Let’s get one thing out of the way first, I love the presentation of this game. With a style that is incredibly reminiscent of Jeff Minter’s games, the presentation is interesting, colourful and full of character and feels like a million miles away from the me-too approach of a lot of games we review. It […]