Wonderscope

Wonderscope

By Within Unlimited, Inc.

  • Category: Book
  • Release Date: 2018-11-13
  • Current Version: 1.17
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 407.65 MB
  • Developer: Within Unlimited, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
Score: 4
4
From 446 Ratings

Description

Imagine your favorite book came to life on your floor and asked you to play a part in the story! Wonderscope is an iOS app for kids that uses augmented reality to transform ordinary spaces into extraordinary stories. Through your Wonderscope, you can see the story take place all around you, whether you open the app in your room or outdoors. Read your lines aloud to engage with and talk to characters, and help them solve problems along the way. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT WONDERSCOPE New York Magazine: “For parents with younger kids, I’ve got at least one thing that could assuage some of that guilt about screen time: Wonderscope.” Vogue: “What if you could give your child an iPad for an hour and not feel guilty about it?... an app that makes kids smile and feel confident as they read absolutely feels like a win.” Fast Company: “Because kids look through the iPad to see the story on the other side, Wonderscope won’t close them off to the outside world.” CNET: “To get a sense of Wonderscope, imagine if Snapchat filters or Pokemon Go went to work at Pixar after graduating from Juilliard.” Variety: “The future of storytelling is happening all around us — we just have to look through the right lens to see it.” Common Sense Media: "It feels almost magical to watch as suddenly animated characters and scenery pop up all around you as part of ... engaging stories." WIRED, regarding Wonderscope story Clio's Cosmic Quest: "It might be the best 8-minute astronomy lesson out there." GROWING LIBRARY OF INCREDIBLE STORIES “Willowcrest Manor” - In this spooky adventure, kids get to become the ghost of a haunted house and scare thieves away from a hidden treasure! “Lauren and the Three Bears” - A modernization of the classic fable, with a twist! Kids get to meet Lauren, a sharp, savvy kid who questions the common trope of fairy tales that assumes children can’t be trusted to make smart decisions. “Clio’s Cosmic Quest” - In this interactive galactic adventure, kids get to meet Clio, a tiny particle of stardust, and help her battle bullying while learning about star formation! “A Brief History of Amazing Stunts by Astounding People” - In this non-fiction series, kids can take part in three of history’s most impossible stunts and meet the real people who made them happen. “Little Red the Inventor” - In this EQ focused modernization of Little Red Riding Hood, kids get to meet Red, a shy girl who loves to invent! Kids get to help her build her inventions and help her gain the confidence required to stand up to the Big Bad Wolf. “Wonder's Land Ringmaster Wanted” - Kids get to meet Wonder, the ringmaster of Wonder’s land, and help him bring everyone together for the carnival’s big show! Coming Soon to Wonderscope: Our library is growing, and we are working on a new story where kids play a junior detective, completely immersed in an incredible museum that takes over their room! EXPLORE, LEARN, IMAGINE, AND COLLABORATE - Move around to explore and discover magical worlds wherever you are - Meet, help, and talk to pioneers, inventors, and heroes as you adventure together - Take fun pictures and remix the real world with extraordinary stories - Learn brave, smart, and ambitious lessons from characters as you interact with them - Control and impact the world with your decisions COMPATIBLE DEVICES - Only devices with iOS 11 and newer are compatible with this app - Only iPhones 6S and newer are compatible with this app - Only iPad 2017, iPad Pro, and newer are compatible with this app SAFETY, PRIVACY, AND SUPPORT - This app requires access to the device's camera and microphone for augmented reality and voice-recognition - 100% Safe & Private. No personal data is recorded or saved - This app encourages movement in physical space, so please be watchful of your surroundings - Please go to http://wonderscope.com/help for any support you need

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Reviews

  • Best use of AR I’ve ever seen

    5
    By Pritesh Desai
    I’ve tried most of all the VR and AR stuff out there this was the best implementation of AR I’ve ever tried. Start to end it was captivating and enchanting. Would love to see more stories enacted in AR and hopefully they’ll launch a VR app too.
  • Paying again

    4
    By nemethfamily
    I payed for 3 of the titles and the app is making me buy them again other then that everything is amazing
  • Pay to read books

    2
    By .$:&2(38/@2?
    I love wonder-scope and it’s very unique! But you can only read the rabbit book and you also have to pay to read the other books which is a bummer. My kids hate reading the same books so I had to delete the game. I didn’t want to pay to read the books. But other wise it’s very good
  • Very fun app. Children love it.

    4
    By BomTradyC
    This app is really well made and children love it. I haven't purchased any other episodes but the free one is great. Gave 4 stars because it could use some more features. A pause voice function so I (the teacher) can say the sentence then have the students repeat it. Also perhaps having a video feature where the kids get in frame and perform something then see themselves doing it. Great app thank you!
  • Prefect

    5
    By hrfijsh
    Great app and a blessing for people who want to help their children. I see people complaining about the cost, really? Do u realize how much programming went into creating this app? Plus a paper book would be more. Also, u waste that small amount of money at McDonald’s or on video games but your child’s education isn’t worth this cost? Can u tell I’m a teacher...
  • Incredible app - and a great use of AR!

    5
    By CyborgOne
    The concept behind this app seems simple, but the implementation is *perfectly* done, and extremely compelling: Instead of simply reading a story, you are an active participant in it - using Augmented Reality to place the characters and interactions all around you, via your device’s camera. This approach is not only more engaging than other storytelling methods, but results in it also being more immersive ... and impactful. My son loves seeing the stories unfold in the real world around him, and I love that he must interact with the other characters by voice (not just by tapping the screen). As such, Wonderscope is helping with his confidence in speaking, helping him practice conversational skills, etc. All while he’s having fun using the iPhone as a “magical portal” into the stories. The quality of the animation, music, and voice acting is phenomenal - and helps put this app in a class far above other similar storytelling apps. I am so thankful for finding this app, and can’t wait for other stories to be released. Kudos to the developer for such a great product!!
  • Costs money for stories

    1
    By InvincibleObuddy
    All of the stories except one cost money
  • Love the App

    5
    By freakysonia11
    I love the app i wish it would have more books and more reading for children. It has potential to grow. 5 star for me because both my kids love it.
  • Yes but no

    2
    By NarwhalCookeh
    I like the stories, but only one story is free, the rest of the stories you have to pay to listen too.
  • can’t download

    4
    By michellezhx
    I purchased a new story today but it can only download 33%. I don’t know why

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