10 best android apps 2013 for kids

There was a time when children used to play much of outdoor games rather than indoor games. But with the changing circumstances and the emergence of new technologies like Android, toddlers seem to be much glued to the tablets or smartphones of their parents. They are much fascinated by the graphics and the games which are offered by these tablets and smartphones and this is the reason why we have so many apps for kids coming up in Android devices. These apps range from being educative to being fun-filled games and puzzles, and stories as well. Parents can choose apps for their children from the educative touch to the entertaining aspect. As we all know that graphics are much more fascinating that plain books, these apps can be turned into a great source of learning mingled with fun. So now, here comes the list of the most sought after apps for Android smartphones and tablets-

1. The Little Mermaid

Children must have always heard this name. Well in case you don’t know, this is the fairytale which brought about recognition for Hans Christian Andersen. It is in the form of a virtual pop-up book loaded with lots of animation and interactivity. It also boasts of an excellent soundtrack in which a voice narration narrates the entire story to the children. The voice quality is so good that it can also be used to practice reading by the elders. The price for this app has been kept at £2.99, but with such excellent features this amount doesn’t pinch at all.
 
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2. Temple Run: Oz

The Temple Run games have been popular for quite a while now and this is the reason why they have launched another spin-off version which has been based on Disney’s new film. In this version, kids can see themselves running, sliding and jumping along the Yellow Brick road. This app has been instilled with easy controls and eye-catching graphics. But before you hand over your smartphone or tablet to your kid for playing this game, lock the IAP settings since there are in-app purchases with prices as high as £69.99. Do take special care of this or it can turn out to be ransoming for you.
 
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3. Toy Story Andy’s Room

Apps have become a commoner thing, but what remains to be new and exclusive is the concept of live wallpaper. This is exactly what Toy Story Andy’s Room is- yes, it isn’t an app. It is live wallpaper with an interactive background running on your phone, certainly much better than the static wallpaper, which remains there just for the sake of it. This live wallpaper has been taken up from Andy’s Bedroom of the Toy Story game, with five characters namely, Woody, Hamm, Rex, Buzz and the aliens. These characters impart life to this wallpaper by making cheeky appearances from time to time.
 
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4. Hunches in Bunches

A product of Ocean house Media, this app has been presented in the form of Dr. Seuss’ books . this app is certainly different from the other ones with respect to entertainment in the form of a storybook. This app is a good enough in case you have been looking for e-storybooks for your kids on your smartphone or tablet. The storyline revolves around a young boy with loads of ideas, who keeps on getting distracted by a group of comical hunches. The rhymes in this app are of top quality and also comprises of useful features through which young readers can work their way out. The price of this app has been kept at £3.34.
 
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5. Wombi Helicopter

Developed by a Swedish company, Wombi’s helicopter is an app through which parents can enhance their children’s skills of construction. This app enables your child to design his/her own helicopter, fly it through the city picking up passengers. This app is excellent for enhancing the degree of creativity in toddlers along with being playful as well.
 
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6 Zoe’s Green Planet

As the name itself suggests, this is an app displaying the story of a little girl names Zoe who lives in a planet where everything is green. But then it is thrown into a kerfuffle with the arrival of a red family. This app has been loaded with graphics, mini-games and interactivity, which make it an entertaining partner for toddlers in the age group of two years to six years. This app has been priced at £2.49.
 
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7. What will I be?

Every child has a dream of becoming something or the other when he/she grows up. Well, this app, as the name itself suggest, is also related to this dream. This app revolves around a story in which a father replies to his child’s questions. This app comprises of nineteen pages of illustrations and text along with animation and a number of things through which kids can be kept engaged. This price of this app has been kept to a minimal of £1.99.
 
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8. Talking Angela

We have often come across apps like Talking Ginger and Talking Tom Cat. Well the Talking Angela is the latest addition on the Android apps list. The counterparts of this app have been much irritating for parents because of their squeaky voice. Talking Angela has been given the form of a Parisian moggy that shall answer kids and talk to them in a safe manner.
 
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9. Pokemon TV

Pokemon has been quite a famous character for kids straight from the comic world. Well now, an app has been launched officially by its originators. In this app, you shall get access to all the individual cartoon episodes, exclusive goodies as well as trailers for films- a must have for parents whose kids are naughty enough so that they can be kept busy watching the episodes on your smartphone or tablet while you are on-the-go. A certain must-have.
 
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10. I Spy with Lola

Lola is the name of a Panda who stars in a series of educational apps on Android. In this particular app, Lola is sent out to the world through which children can practice their work association and object identification skills. It is a colorful app with a number of puzzles, which turn out to be educative as well. The price of this app is £1.49.
 
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With so many apps for kids coming up, it has become much easier for parents to educate their children effectively and entertainingly. Along with the educative purpose, the entertaining aspect is also not to be ignored, as both of them are crucial aspects for the all-round development of kids.

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