If your kids enjoy a good book, but you still have trouble getting them to read, then try turning on your DS instead. This unique interactive adventure contains three of classic children's author Enid Blyton's most acclaimed books, as well as three modern stories based on the world of The Faraway Tree. All six stories come on a single cartridge and all include amazing multimedia features.
Discover the magic of Enid Blyton's classic tales.
| Watch the stories come alive with new images and sound. |
| Meet Silky the fairy and others in The Faraway Tree. |
| Leaves on the screen? Simply brush them away as you read. |
Holding the DS vertically like a book you can turn pages simply by flicking the stylus across the touchscreen. Adults and children can read together and use the special in-built hyperlinks to access relevant pictures, sounds and character and location information.
Kids can also have fun spotting special pictures of mushrooms, flowers, feathers and musical notes hidden within the pages of each book and by collecting them all they can unlock extras like mini-games and fun recipes. All kids love to read, this just helps them to enjoy the experience even more. Key Features
About the Developer: EA Bright Light
- Six of the best: Includes six whole books: The Enchanted Wood, The Magic Faraway Tree, The Folk of the Faraway Tree, Silky and the Rainbow Feather, Melody and the Enchanted Harp and and Petal and the Eternal Bloom.
- Magic book: Special multimedia hyperlinks let you access character information, images and sounds from each book as you read.
- Hidden extras: Unlock extra content and secrets by searching each page for hidden images of mushrooms, flowers, feathers and musical notes.
- Progress tracker: Parents can track exactly how much kids have read while special quizzes test to see how much they've taken in.
- Share and learn: Share sample chapters with a friend via the wireless connection and you can unlock extra bonus content for yourself.
This developer was founded in 2007 by Electronic Arts, after they bought Burnout developer Criterion Games. Also based in Guildford, Bright Light specialises in family games and has worked on the Harry Potter tie-ins as well as original titles such as Zubo and non-game projects like Flips.
This unique interactive adventure contains three of classic children's author Enid Blyton's most acclaimed books, as well as three modern stories based on the world of The Faraway Tree.