Luca Lashes eBook and App Review

Posted on: September 14th, 2013 by

We received the Luca Lashes: The Brown Eyed Boy with the Magic Eyelashes and Luca Lashes and His First Trip to the Dentist apps at no charge, to review from Lucas Lashes, LLC. We appreciate their support of Jersey Family Fun that allows us to share with families information about toys we think your family may enjoy.

 

My two year old son has never played with an App before. I know it’s 2013, but this mom is a bit old fashion when it comes to little ones and technology.  When I was offered a chance to review Luca Lashes eBook and App, I was excited to see what a children’s eBook was all about. Luca Lashes is a compilation series that focuses on helping children overcome fears. We were able to review Luca Lashes: The Brown Eyed Boy with the Magic Eyelashes and Luca Lashes and His First Trip to the Dentist.

Luca Lashes

I was skeptical that an eBook could capture my sons attention the way real books do. Boy, was I wrong! The moment I turned the book on, my son was flipping his way through the story. He was picking up on details in the picture and loved the way the story was coming alive on the screen.

How Kids Can Interact with Luca Lashes eBook:

  • Turn pages
  • Listen to story
  • Pause pages to interact with each page
  • Move magnets on Lucas fridge
  • Touch keys to make an engine noise
  • Touch the steering wheel to honk the horn
  • Touch dentist tools to hear the noises they make.
  • Touch Lucas shirt to make the boat on it move
  • Touch the water fountain and watch it shoot water.
  • Touch the phone in the doctors office to make it ring.
  • Touch the butterfly and make it fly.
  • And many more! Each App contains 75-100 interactive opportunities.

Luca Lashes page

What We Love About the Luca Lashes eBook

  • Easy to use
  • Multiple Language options
  • Story is well paced and the reading doesn’t move too fast
  • Colorful illustrations
  • Helps children face fears and new situations
  • Interactive story pages

 

I was really surprised by how much an eBook and App can enhance a storytelling experience. I also loved that Luca Lashes gave us an opportunity to discuss going to the dentist. I highly recommend getting the app if your child is prone to fearing new things like my little guy is.

 

You can also visit the Lucas Lashes website to download activity sheets that accompany the e-books and app and take the learning offline.

 

Activities include:

  • Connect the dots
  • Coloring pages
  • Mazes
  • Find the Difference
  • Find it!
  • Review Questions to test comprehension
  • Cut and Paste
  • Silly Things

 

Luca Lashes: The Brown Eyed Boy with the Magic Eyelashes is available for Free on ITunes, Google Play, Amazon App store or Nook. Luca Lashes and His First Trip to the Dentist is available for $1.99 on ITunes, Google Play, Amazon App Store or Nook. There are also a variety of other Luca Apps available.

In  full disclosure we were provided with a download of Luca Lashes: The Brown Eyed Boy with the Magic Eyelashes and Luca Lashes and His First Trip to the Dentist at no charge to make this review possible. As  always all opinions are honest and our own and based on our experience  with the App.

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Julia is a mom to one toddler, Jackson. She holds a literature degree from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. A Jersey Girl who's life is more Mickey Mouse Clubhouse than Jersey Shore. When not chasing a toddler she enjoys reading, writing, cooking, soap operas and planning her family's next adventure.

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