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Fisher Price has new iPhone applications! (Chatter Telephone application giveaway)

Posted Apr 13 2010 12:00am

Fisher-Price, Inc. (a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc.) put a fun, digital spin on some of its beloved, iconic toys by launching its first-ever iPhone applications, enabling children to experience classic toys in an exciting new way. The Chatter Telephone toy (first introduced in 1962), See ‘n Say product (first introduced in 1965) and Little People Farm (the Little People brand was first introduced in 1959) applications, for ages 2-5, are available for download on the iTunes App Store now for $.99 - $1.99 each.
“I say that kids are born digital. We see it demonstrated every day in our Play Lab as we observe how they navigate technology,” says Dave Ciganko, Vice President of Design, Fisher-Price. “iPhone and iPod Touch devices are regularly being passed to kids for entertainment and who better than us to transform the device into a fun play experience – allowing kids to play with favorite Fisher-Price toys in a new, digital way.”


Fisher-Price Chatter Telephone App ($.99)
Get ready for some dialing fun! Change from one of three screens (Numbers, Music and People in Your Neighborhood), by simply touching the Fisher-Price logo. In the “Numbers” screen, touch or swipe to hear the name of the number and see a quick dial. In the “Music” screen, select one of three instruments to hear it play as you touch the notes. In the “People in Your Neighborhood” screen, touch any of the nine people and hear them “ring you up” and tell you a little about themselves, what they do, and hear some fun sounds related to their jobs. Each occupation has three fun conversations. App features three activity screens, three musical instruments and their sounds, and fun facts from the “People in Your Neighborhood” with corresponding sound effects.

Fisher-Price See ‘n Say App ($1.99)
The fun is just a spin away! Spin the virtual dial or move it to any picture of an animal and it comes to life with a quack, meow or moo and the name of the animal. The screen immediately transitions to a short video about the selected animal including fun facts. Spin the virtual dial again to see what animal the arrow will land on next. App features 12 animals, 48 videos, 48 facts and music and fun sound effects.

Fisher-Price Little People Farm App ($1.99)
Come on down to the farm! Simply swipe a finger over the screen to view the entire farm yard. Touch to discover animals and their sounds. Touch the tractor and watch Farmer Jed drive down the road. Touch the turtle to play a matching game. Touch Eddie and Maggie and watch them dance to fun music. Even tickle them to make them laugh! Touch the piggy as he jumps in the mud and swipe the screen to clean the mud from the screen. Touch the barn doors to enter and play a hide and seek game with Eddie, Maggie, Sonya Lee, Sarah Lynn and Michael. App features 25 touch-activated spots, three mini games, original music from Somerset Entertainment, Inc. and five Little People friends.


About Fisher-PriceFisher-Price, Inc., a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. located in East Aurora, N.Y., is the leading brand of infant and preschool toys in the world. The Company has an 80-year legacy of high quality toys that enhance early childhood development. Its often-emulated Play Laboratory was the first child research center of its kind in the toy industry, allowing researchers to observe the way children play and how play benefits their development. Some of the Company’s best-known “classic” brands include Little People, Power Wheels and View-Master. Fisher-Price is also a leading developer of baby gear products (infant swings, bouncers, high chairs, nursery monitors), as well as a wide array of character-based toys inspired by high quality children’s programming such as Thomas & Friends, Dora the Explorer and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. The Company’s web site, Fisher-Price.com , provides valuable information and resources to parents.
Fisher-Price has offered to sponsor a giveaway for a Chatter phone application. I have a code to give someone and this code will expire tomorrow. So, to enter, just comment...I will give the application to the #50 comment. Good luck!
This review was provided from Fisher Price. They have provided me with a free iPhone app to review and information to share with my readers. I was given the product for my personal opinion and option to share with my readers. I was not compensated for my time or written review. I was given a application code to offer as a giveaway for my readers as a part of this review.

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