Little Fox Music Box Review – For the little ones at home

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On April 16, 2012

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Little Fox Music Box Review – For the little ones at home

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By: Shape Minds and Moving Images GmbH

Version #: 1.1

Date Released: 2012-04-15

Developer: Shape Minds and Moving Images GmbH

Price: 2.99

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This one’s for the little one at home. Something to keep your young one distracted and occupied as you finish that report your boss needs by tomorrow in peace.

Little Fox Music Box is basically an interactive musical box that brings to life, somewhat, different nursery rhymes by allowing your child to interact with the elements of each rhyme. With 3 old school favorites, “London Bridge”, “Old McDonald Had a Farm”, and the “Evening Song”, your child will be kept enthralled by Little Fox Music Box.

The artistic department behind Little Fox Music Box deserves a mention, as the main drawing factor of this app seems to be the well thought out graphics. While not quite the 3D realistic graphics expected from games and whatnot, Little Fox Music Box appeals with cutesy but yet clearly drawn pictures and animations that totally seemed well designed.

The downside to Little Fox Music Box would be how there are only 3 songs available at the moment, which does not quite justify the $2.99 price tag. Although Little Fox Music Box does turn each song into an interactive story of its own, I would still have expected to pay perhaps only $0.99 at the most for an app like this.

For an app targeting children aged 2 to 6, Little Fox Music Box might be a tad overpriced but it does its job well. Kids will love this app, but the price tag might make you reconsider your purchase.

Quick Take

Value:Med

Would I Buy Again:No

Learning Curve:Easy. Nothing to learn, just tap and enjoy.

Who Is It For:Children between the ages of 2 and 6.

What I Like:The nice graphic designs.

What I Don't Like:The price tag.

Final Statement:Oh hey, it rhymes!

Read the Developer's Notes:
***Picked by Apple to be "App of the week" in the US, UK, China, Japan, Germany...and in 74 more countries! ***

***Reduced Price!***

Works on all iPads and iPhones from 3Gs and up, but needs IOS 5 and up.

A sing-along app with more than 100 interactive elements in 3 songs and the little fox music studio! Great for kids between 2 and 6 years old.

One copy works for both iPhone and iPad (universal app).

Brought to you by the team that created the bestselling app Nighty Night!

* Stunning designs by Oscar nominated artist Heidi Wittlinger (2002 for best animated short)
* Learn popular kids songs!
* Play your own music with the little fox in his treehouse sound studio!
* Explore more than 100 interactive elements and sounds!

Features:
* 3 children’s songs:
>> London Bridge
>> Evening Song
>> Old McDonald had a farm
* AND the Music Studio full of surprises
* Karaoke Mode
* Languages: English and German

LONDON BRIDGE
London is a busy town! Especially since the bridge has a gap. Japanese tourists, a pirate and a parrot, a crocodile, a mermaid and a whale, a cab with a periscope...everything moves and can be touched while the little fox dances behind the windows of the towers.

EVENING SONG
Many animals live in this spectacular night scene, you just have to find them. The owl follows your finger, fascinating ghosts are flying through the air, the stars burst into fireworks. Do you know how to paint with northern lights?

OLD MAC DONALD HAD A FARM
While old Mac Donald sleeps under his tree all year, the animals go crazy. Seasons change if you press the button...find out what cow, bee and the young chicks do in summer, spring and winter. How about the little fox? He dresses up as a sheep!

MUSIC STUDIO
Birds, Frogs and dishes sing and cling! Mummy Fox is knitting to the rhythm and the little fox is dancing. Almost everything in the studio makes a noise, be ready to explore every little corner.

REVIEW:

"I downloaded Little Fox Music Box last night and my very active 18-month year old daughter (who doesn’t typically stay still for longer than 15 seconds) sat on my lap laughing, clapping, and interacting with the scenes for at least 30 minutes and wasn’t ready to stop(....)It´s a fantastic app!"

Leanna Loft // imore.com

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PLEASE NOTE: The app has been tested extensively. If you experience problems please let us know: support@shape-minds.com. We´d love to help you out. Please also mention your device version and your iOS version.

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A water polo player from Singapore, Wei Jie devotes most of his time to training. However, when he's not occupied by water training or pushing himself in the gym, expect to see him squinting at his iPhone testing out new apps.

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