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Turtle of the Torres Strait Pro iPhone Edition

iPhone / iPad
  • Education
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Note:  A percentage of sales will be donated to an organization that supports the conservation of turtles. Visit our website for more details. Together we can make a difference!

This app has many features that teach children how to care for green sea turtles and the oceans of the world:

1. Story:

Travelers James and Joy embark on an island adventure at the very top of Australia. After visiting Thursday Island’s rich cultural and historical sites, they meet a green sea turtle. Will the children be able to help their new friend Sandy complete her quest in the Torres Strait?

2. Messages:

Many messages and facts are provided about green sea turtles and their natural environment.

3. Games:

Game A: Save Sandy the Turtle

Save Sandy by preventing her from sinking to the bottom of the ocean. Remove the plastic bags so that Sandy or other marine animals are not harmed.

Game B: Quiz

Play the quiz to answer questions about the story, messages and cultural information provided.

4. Activities:  

Activity A: Magical Dress Up

Discover more about Torres Strait Islander Culture. Dress the Nature Angels with various hair styles, eye colors, traditional Torres Strait Islander outfits, spears and drums.

Activity B: Care for Sandy the Turtle

Feed, clean and encourage your virtual turtle to sleep. This will help Sandy the turtle to remain energetic, healthy and happy. Discover how you can make a difference and save the turtles.

5. Other Interactive Features:

a. Text can be read and listened to.
b. Page turning in the story.
This book belongs to: …………. Write in your name.
d. Press the images in the story to see how they move or what pops up!
Various audio effects are provided i.e. Hear a real turtle

Age Range:

By educating 9 to 11 year old children through this app, it will deepen their understanding of people, various cultures, animals and the environment. Together we can make a difference!

7. Additional Information and Activities:

For additional information and activities to support this series of eco children’s stories visit