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Dino Tales – literacy skills through creative play

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A multi-award-winning 3D dino adventure packed full of fun-filled locations to explore, mini games, and word play. Your kids become the storyteller, creating their own wonderful Dino Tales to read with parents at bedtime!

▶ 54 No.1s in 29 countries
▶ PTPA Award of Excellence winner
▶ Digital Book Award - 'Highly Commended' - UK Literacy Association and The Book Trust
▶ "A groundbreaking dinosaur app that mixes gaming and reading." USA Today


• Discover 1,000s of facts about the world of dinosaurs
• Develop storytelling skills, creating a storybook packed with their own adventures to be personalized and read at bedtime
• Learn to build sentences while playing with vocabulary, language and synonyms
• Create questions to ask our unique talking dino, Darwin
• Share each new Dino Tale with family and loved ones

Dino Tales gives young dino-adventurers freedom to explore a lush prehistoric island through the eyes of 7 adorable baby dinos. You can play games, dig for fossils, discover thousands of facts, and ask Darwin, the wise, talking dinosaur, all your dino questions.

What tale will you tell?



• Proud Member of Moms with Apps
• Parent Tested, Parent Approved (PTPA)
• “Dino Tales is the perfect expedition for families.” Fathers Quarterly
• "So many questions to keep the most inquisitive child happy.” Tired Mummy of Two blog
• "A revolutionary game that uses the child's gameplay to create a storybook." TechwithKids
• "Simple interactivity mixed with bounteous creativity.” A Pocket Full of Rye


• “I love how Dino Tales encourages my students’ communication skills. Awesome!” Michelle Baldwin, Colorado
• “The Storybook activities were beautifully scaffolded, allowing the children to experiment with verbs, adjectives and adverbs.” Rachel Turner, London


• Hatch 7 baby dinosaurs to play with and nurture
• Discover an island teeming with prehistoric wildlife
• Use the Word Wheels to ask Darwin, the talking dino, questions you have about dinosaurs
• Explore an epic land filled with caves, forests, rivers and even an erupting volcano
• Enjoy the musical boneyard, river rapids, boulder bowling, lava slides and more
• Unleash your creativity with the Berry Blaster to make your dinos stand out from the rest!
• Fill a Storybook with your own adventure Tales, to be personalized and read with others
• Collect loads of fossils and minerals to add to your Treasure Trove

Parent Corner is a secure environment, controlled by a pin code where you can:

• Choose the length of time your child plays the game
• Set child’s reading age to make the game more personal to them
• Receive email notifications when your child has created a new Tale for you to read together
• Get help and advice about playing the game with your child

• • • Supported devices: iPad 2 and above, iPhone 4S and above, iPod Touch (fifth generation) •••

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