Toddlers Discover Reading, Music and More on iOS in Where is Carrie Cat?

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[] Sydney, Australia - PaddleDuck Learning, a leading children’s educational app developer, is excited today to announce the launch of Where is Carrie Cat? onto the App Store. Created specifically for the iPad, this unique interactive storybook lets young users follow the adventures of Paddle Duck as he journeys to find a lost Cat - Carrie - in and around the vibrantly animated countryside setting of Gabby Goat’s Farm. Featuring interactive elements and fun surprises at every turn, this is the perfect digital portal to introduce kids ages 18 months to 4 years old to the magic of reading, song, and even dance! Where is Carrie Cat? is currently available for download on the App Store for $3.99 in the Education and Books categories.

This family oriented entertainment app is as focused on giving children an educational boost as it is on encouraging kids and parents to connect with one another. There’s much more to this colorful ebook than a simple reading experience - kids will have the opportunity to learn clever rhymes and songs, take an active hand in learning fun dances, and even get an early start on learning the important fundamental math skill of sequential counting! This app turns its vibrant rural farmhouse setting into a child explorer’s paradise, pushing them to go beyond Where is Carrie Cat’s engaging narrative and discover everything else they can get their hands on!

The cast of colourful characters have been brought to life by Yiying Lu, the designer responsible for the world renowned Twitter “Fail Whale”. Each character represents a letter of the alphabet, introducing toddlers to the basic principles of literacy. PaddleDuck Apps also emphasises balancing playtime with other activities by encouraging playtime limits within the app itself. At the end of “Where’s Carrie Cat?” toddlers are encouraged to get up and dance to the “Paddle Duck Waddle”, an original song by Brydon Stace and dance created by the team at PaddleDuck Learning.

Where is Carrie Cat? features an intuitive interface that ensures even the youngest users will find the app approachable together with a secure control panel created specifically for parents that allows them to share their in-app experiences and various links via Facebook with ease. A perfect introduction into the world or reading and mentally engaging exploration, Where is Carrie Cat? is set to become one of the premier children’s applications available within the mobile arena. To boot, with the seal of approval of the online parent and mother communities this is one kids app that is sure to deliver exactly what new parents and their children need and nothing less!

PaddleDuck was founded by a group of education and digital media professional with a shared belief that introducing young children to the world of technology requires special attention, care and consideration. The company is committed to creating uniquely effective iOS apps designed specifically to educate and entertain toddlers and providing parents with solutions to help them guide their children's first forays into the digital world. (C) PaddleDuck Learning 2012. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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