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How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin - Have fun with Pickatale while learning how to read!

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Practice reading with How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin !

How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin tells how Man got back at Rhinoceros for eating his cake and changes the coat of Rhinoceros into a lumpy, wrinkly lump. How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin helps your kids learn to read with karaoke-style narration and callouts to discover new words!

Touch objects to find out what they are!
Touch words to hear how they are pronounced!
Read along with word-for-word narration to practice reading!

About the book:
In the story How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin, solitary Man on an island is annoyed when Rhinoceros eats his cake. He gets back at Rhinoceros when he adds lumps and cake crumbs to the coat of Rhinoceros, who is taking a swim. With tickles and itches, the coat on Rhinoceros turns into a lumpy, wrinkly shape. Never again will Rhinoceros eat Man's cake!

Education doesn’t have to be boring. It should be fun! Pickatale was made to improve children’s reading skills, to help them learn about animals, cultures, historical figures and more, and to have fun learning through reading books.

How do we help children read and learn?

Little ones can follow the book’s narration with highlighted words, and practice their reading!
Curious ones can click on different objects and words to find out what they are!
Big kids can show you how well they can read!
Grown ups can join the fun during story time and read along with the kids!

Our books are also available in a whole bunch of other languages, with even more coming soon!



Gorgeous and playful illustrations
Read-a-long narration with captivating voices and highlighted words
Engage young minds with e-book features that really get the most out of your iPad, while still keeping the "real book feel”
Touch objects and words to see and hear them


Let the littlest children hear their favorite stories whenever they like

Read to Me::

Children will have time to discover the different objects in How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin and then turn the page when they’re ready

Read Myself:

Challenge your children by letting them read How the Rhinoceros Got his Skin all by themselves

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