Great apps for kids: Putt Putt Saves the Zoo

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Putt Putt Saves the Zoo is one of Reading Kingdom’s recommended great apps for kids. Tim Donovan from YogiPlay explains why:

“Every once in a while we find a learning app that’s so fun and engaging, we actually – almost – feel guilty about giving it to our kids.  And such is the case with a wonderful (and we might add award-wining) app called Putt-Putt Saves The Zoo, by Nimbus Games.

The app narrative is about a little animated car named Putt-Putt, who’s been put to the task of finding all the baby animals which have disappeared from the Cartown Zoo.  And of course there is a sense of urgency as its opening day.   Putt-Putt invites children to help him explore the compelling world that surrounds the zoo, introducing them to a variety of visually rich environments with clever characters that help to make the exploring all the more fun.  The learning component comes in the form of puzzles & strategy that will hone your child’s critical thinking skills.

Putt-Putt Saves the Zoo is all about unexpected adventures and magical engagement!

One of the most engaging aspects of this app is that pretty much everything is “touchable” and interactive.   Touchable exploration is a product strategy that smart developers cherish because the physics engagement instantly draws kids into the app experience.  You see, when little kids start to engage with apps on mobile devices, exploration is all about using their fingers to move objects, swipe screens, trigger “easter eggs” and more.

As master game designer and creator of the amazing interactive book series The Living Books, Mark Schlichting once told me “Tim, the smallest and most unexpected surprise interaction, can have the greatest of impact on young users.  It’s all about creating magic though mystery, serendipitous discovery and surprise.”

Putt-Putt Saves the Zoo is just one of those apps that makes every moment full of wonderment via creative exploration.  And for just $2.99 you can keep your child completely engaged and happily learning all day long (Click here to download Putt-Putt Saves the Zoo)

We recommend Putt-Putt Saves The Zoo as well as the other great apps from Nimbus Games including: Freddi Fish and The Stolen ShellSpy Fox in Dry Cereal and Pajama Sam Thunder and Lightning.

So download Putt-Putt today, and watch with delight as your child enjoys learning from this little gem of an app.”

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