What the critics are saying:
"Juno is a step up the caliber ladder. Immersed with real, live orchestral music, 3D-esque characters, and fluid interactive storytelling, kids will enjoy restoring harmony, melody and rhythm to the musical land. Great to see an ear for music ultimately rules the imaginary world."
--Robin Raskin Founder, Living in Digital Times
"In both quality and innovation, Juno Jr's 'The Day the Music Stopped' exceeds the majority of children's educational/entertainment apps available and demonstrates all that can be accomplished with state-of-the-art technology."
4 1/2 out of 5 Stars! "A very special app designed for the very special preschoolers in your life.”
“TDTMS keeps kids entertained while learning the basics about melody, rhythm and harmony.”
-- Toronto Thumbs
“The Day the Music Stopped is a highly interactive 3D app with original music, mini games, and some video content.”
– David Leavitt, Examiner.com
Based on the wildly popular Juno Jr. DVD of the same name which won a gold Parent's Choice Award, three Tellys and is currently nominated for two Emmys, this full length musical eBook features loveable Juno characters, colorful animation, original orchestral music, mini games, unique touch screen interaction and more!
Through dazzling pages, videos and games, The Day The Music Stopped eBook App takes you on a journey inside the 3D world of Harmonia Springs where everything is made of music. Join adorable and fun loving characters, Juno, Rai Rai, Bunny, Buzz and Indie as they eagerly watch and listen to Murphy showing off his new invention the “shush machine.” All turns to chaos when Bunny presses the red button on the machine and the music in Harmonia Springs comes to a stop! Together you, Juno, and her friends must try and figure out how to bring the music back to Harmonia Springs.
Action, adventure, original orchestral music, and breathtaking animation provide a new element of reading entertainment for toddlers and preschoolers, and the fun doesn’t stop with the story! Create your own melodies, harmonies, and rhythms throughout the book and dive into a series of fun and engaging mini games with the cast of Juno!
Highlights: User created melodies, harmonies and mini games set in the 3D world of Harmonia Springs.
* melody - place birds on telephone wire to create own melody
* harmony - place frogs on different lily pads to create different harmonies
Created by the Emmy Award winning composer Ph.D., Belinda Takahashi.
ABOUT THE APP:
*3 reading modes: Read it to me, read it myself and autoplay
* Custom artwork and characters
* Interact with the Juno characters - they talk and move with your touch
* Learn harmony
* Learn melody
ABOUT BELINDA TAKAHASHI, Ph.D., Mother and Composer:
Belinda Takahashi, Ph.D. is an Emmy award-winning composer and Founder of The Juno Company. She earned her doctorate at the Eastman School of Music and her award-winning compositions have been performed throughout the world. After becoming a mother, Belinda decided to leave her life as a university professor to start The Juno Company with the deep desire to inspire and foster an early appreciation of music. Originally from New York City, she now resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
ALL CONTENT IS GOOD FOR KIDS AND HIGHLY ENGAGING
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