Daddy Takes a Business Trip is a new iPad storybook app that was hand painted on an iPad.
I have a 9 year old daughter and we’ve been enjoying storybook apps on the iPad for years now. So I’m always on the lookout for interesting new titles for us to enjoy. Although this book is aimed at a lower age group, the fact that it was illustrated entirely on an iPad was enough to get me interested in taking a look.
As many iPad titles of this sort do, the app lets you choose between having the story read to you, reading it yourself, or recording your own voiceover for it. The story itself has a simple and pleasant enough theme about a dad who travels a lot and really just wants to get back home to his kids.
I don’t find the writing to be standout or particularly compelling – but it’s a decent, quick read with some interactive elements on several of the pages to add interest for kids taking it in.
The illustrations in the app are light and fun. Again, I don’t find the artwork to be outstanding or incredibly beautiful – but it’s likable enough and I think it’s nice to see an iPad storybook with the artwork done entirely on an iPad.
If you’re a family with a parent who travels regularly or you’re after a nice little iPad storybook with illustrations created on an iPad, you may want to check this one out.
Here’s an App Store link for Daddy Takes a Business Trip; it’s priced at $1.99.
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