July 28, 2014

SLJ’s Top 10 Apps: 2012

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App production has skyrocketed. But curiously, a number of children’s book publishers and app developers are now thinking twice about the format. But that doesn’t mean there hasn’t been a slew of exceptional products this year, and you’ll find a number of them on School Library Journal’s list.

Video: Playing with the Augmented Reality App IMAG-N-O-TRON

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Seeing is believing. Pages of a picture book literally come to life in this demo of the augmented reality app “Imag.N.O.Tron,” a companion to The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, the Oscar-winning film, app, and book by William Joyce.