Walter’s Flying Bus is a storybook app inspired by the real-life art and dream of Walter and his friends, kids from a special need orphanage in Uganda. Walter is a special kid, orphaned and burned as a young boy. Despite a hard and difficult life, he stills manages to seek adventures and live his dream.
In "Walter's Flying Bus" by Chosen and Dearly Loved, LLC, Walter finds an abandoned bus and together with the hopes and dreams of his friends, and a little work, the engine soon roars to life! The children realize their dreams are not only inspirational but they have the power to carry them to what they desire most, families that will love them forever.
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We just loved the message contained in this storybook apps and just want to share it with the rest of the world. The story is a powerful message of hopes and inspiration for our kids.
In addition of offering a great story, this book app is very well done. It does not offer highlighted word as you read but honestly the story is so overwhelming that it is not needed. We loved that all the illustrations from the kids themselves, the narration and the storyline.
Another great feature that makes this book app a top pick and must have are the additions of mini video documentary about the real life of all these children!
This stunning and inspiring storybook app is free for a limited time.... If you read this review while prices are back to normal, please note “One hundred percent of after-tax profits from App sales go to efforts helping orphans with special needs around the world, including advocacy, care, and adoption assistance grants.
Overall, a storybook app that we loved for the message it brings and hope it will support all these children in Uganda where dream and hope are the key elements to their survival! It is engaging and touching ...
A highly recommended storytelling app!
This review was originally published by FunEducationalApps.com on March 17, 2013.
Nathalie is a mom of three, always looking for top fun educational apps to support kids learning the fun way! She is the founder of Fun Educational Apps and Co-funder of AppStar Picks, a free app listing top reviews for kids, from trusted websites.
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Ed Strauss and Josiah Thiesen/Walter, Debra, Zeke, Jason, Rachel, Mweru, Zak & Arafat
Chosen and Dearly Loved
25 - 35 Minutes
Based on non-digital book: No
Allows Own Narration:
Uses Motion: No
Age: 4 - 8
English • French • Spanish •
“Walter’s Flying Bus” is inspired by the real-life art and dreams of Walter and his friends, who all live together at a special needs orphanage in Uganda. Walter lives without a family, and was badly burned as a young boy, yet despite his circumstances, he still seeks adventure and dreams of being a bus driver someday.
In "Walter's Flying Bus," Walter finds an abandoned bus and together with the hopes and dreams of his friends, and a little work, the engine soon roars to life! The children realize their dreams are not only inspirational but they have the power to carry them to what they desire most, families that will love them forever. [Source: iTunes] - See more at: http://digital-storytime.com/review.php?id=769#sthash.rOA7LdeH.dpuf