Katakune has been known as an Award-winning 3D animated cartoon Series for Preschoolers. Already broadcasted in TV stations around the world, Swag Soft has now licensed Katakune to be distributed as one of the best iPhone applications for kids.
The style of animation and look is unique and is designed to help children stay focused and learn the good values Katakune shows impart. Educational and entertaining, Katakune shows children simple ways to deal with complex concepts of social responsibility, friendship, life skills and values.
I was given the opportunity to review the app (episodes 1-5) with little Brandon. When I first heard about the Katakune cartoon series, I thought this would be great for Brandon to watch and learn what is happening in the short stories. Brandon sat on the bed and watched and he seemed to be into it. The cartoons are very adorable. Who couldn't resist these cute characters? The app also contains beautifully rendered wallpapers from the episodes and trivia about the characters from each episode. I hope to collect the rest of the episodes and watch them all. There are a total of 35 episodes.
Peach Blossom Media, and featuring the writers of Dora the Explorer and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, this interactive and musical series is designed to introduce preschoolers to English vocabulary in an exciting and captivating way. Using music, movement and challenging puzzles, Olive and her friends explore the world of nursery rhymes and fix the language-related problems they encounter.
The animations containing music and movement had little Brandon singing along. It gets his attention and he actually learned to sing the songs. I find that this is more entertaining than the usual videos we watch. The app contains 8 nursery rhymes to sing and dance along to and also includes the entire set of alphabet flash cards based on the adorable characters.
ABOUT SWAGSOFT LLP
Swagsoft LLP (based in Singapore) was created by Aldric Cheng, one of the founders of MediaFreaks Pte Ltd and Ngo Chee Yong, a veteran games programer. Animations like Katakune and Sedo Dog were originally developed in MediaFreaks and later converted into apps. I'd like to give props to the developers for creating these adorable, fun and educational animations for the kids.
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