Charlie Jumped out of the Clock


  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 4.5 stars
  • Highly Recommended
$$3.99

  • Charlie Jumped out of the Clock
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  • Last modified: July 21, 2017
  • Quality
    Editor: 90%
  • Education
    Editor: 100%
  • Entertainment
    Editor: 80%
  • Value
    Editor: 90%
  • Child Friendly
    Editor: 90%

Review Summary:

Charlie Jumped out of the Clock is a great app that teaches children to tell time by incorporating educational lessons into an interactive story.

App Info

Price: $3.99
AppStore User Rating: Download on the App Store

Overview

Charlie Jumped out of the Clock is a cute storybook app that teaches children all there is to know about telling time in a fun way. Following Grandpa throughout his day, readers learn to set the clock to specific times so Grandpa doesn’t miss his daily chores. Along the way readers also have a great opportunity to learn to tell time as well.

Features include:

  • 17 Interactive scenes
  • 9 In-story quizzes
  • Practice mode

Quality

The developers have done a great job of making this app not only educational, but highly interactive in an easy to use way. The user interface is very intuitive with simple drag, drop, and tap functioning throughout. The graphics and simple animations also give a bit of interest to the app which is great to keep children engaged as they learn. Overall, Charlie Jumped out of the Clock is a great app for children of all ages.

Education

Learning how to tell time isn’t always easy, but this app makes it not only easy to learn, but fun too. Readers simply follow along with the narrated story as they learn all there is to know about telling time. Everything from learning what the hour and minute hands are used for to understanding the significance of AM and PM are covered in this app. Children are definitely going to get a lot of practice telling time as they complete each sequence with the additional quiz to test what they have learned all while helping Grandpa stay on task with his daily chores.

Entertainment

While not all educational apps are entertaining too, Charlie Jumped Out of the Clock is one that allows children to learn how to tell time while staying engaged and entertained. The story about Grandpa and Charlie the cogwheel is a good way to keep children engaged as they learn. Adding a bit more to the story or adding an additional fun activity or game would increase the entertainment value, however as it is now, it’s still a good app for kids.

Value

Priced at just under three dollars, this app is a very good value. With lots of great educational material to learn and a fun story to go along with it, children are going to get a lot of playing time out of this app. Parents will also appreciate the educational value for a price that won’t break the bank.

Child Friendliness

The developers have done a great job of keeping this app easy to use and safe for kids too. With simple tap, drag, and drop features to move through the app and narration throughout, players can easily learn to tell time with little help from parents.

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  • NO external links
  • NO social media
  • NO in-app purchase
  • NO 3rd party ads

Charlie Jumped out of the Clock is a great app that teaches children to tell time by incorporating educational lessons into an interactive story.

$$3.99
Editor rating
Rated 4.5 stars