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The House that Went on Strike – iPad App Review

Targeted at kids and adults alike, The House that Went on Strike is a poem of sorts about a house whose occupants fail to take care of the house.  The main idea of the app is the revolting nature of the house which goes on a strike against the dwellers. Helping it in its quest are the appliances inside the house such as the refrigerator, stairs, and windows. As you can imagine, it is total chaos for those living in the house. So, the story goes like this: My roof was ancient, my chimney was grimy  My windows were streaked and my walls were all slimy  My shingles were battered, I had no sense of pride  And if you think that looks gloomy, take a look inside  Storyline Specifics The story may sound vague but the app takes very specific measures as part of its strike. For example, the entire house goes on a full ‘Clean Revolution’ where different appliances throw their tantrums at those who live inside. With a touch of comedy in it, the story has an oven that shouts “Fire! Fire!”, a dishwa

Labo Car Designer Review – Perfect Way to Teach Kids to Draw

We are back with a quick review of Labo Car Designer, a cute little designing app by Labo Lado aimed at kids in the age group of 4 to 8. In the game, each player must pick a car type to start the journey. The app itself provides various choices: from fancy cars like shoe cars and shark cars to real ones such as ambulance, fire truck, and grocery vans.  Gameplay The main goal of the app is to design/color the chosen car type. When you choose the car, you basically get an outline along with wheels. It is your job to design/add other parts of the car. It can be as simple as a dot or you can aim higher and experiment. Labo Car Designer, therefore, is a drawing app than a designing or coloring one. You can paint brushstrokes on your car and stick cute stickers of animals and birds. The ultimate goal is to turn the car into your own project. No matter how you design it, the car will run. The next step is to take your car for a drive through the in-app cartoon town. Here you will come across