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The Croods Movie Storybook

by Cupcake Digital Inc.
Rated: All Ages
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

Price: $2.99
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: March 21, 2013
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,652 Paid in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Paid in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Auto Play, Read To Me, and Read to Myself narration options
  • Genuine character audio from the film!
  • Beautiful images from the film!

Product Description

The Croods Movie Storybook transports fans back in time to tell the story of the first family road trip. Grug leads his caveman family, the Croods, on a perilous adventure across harsh terrain as they try to outrace cataclysmic events. Can Grug do it alone, or will the Croods require the help of Guy, a brave outsider? Join Grug, Ugga, Eep, Guy, Thunk, Sandy, Gran, and a cast of prehistoric creatures to find out if they can survive the journey–and each other!

The storybook features Auto Play, Read To Me, and Read To Myself narration options, as well as genuine character audio from the film.

Technical Details

  • Size: 32.8MB
  • Version: 1.0
  • Developed By: Cupcake Digital Inc. (Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window)
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Open network sockets
    • Access information about networks
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.2
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 5 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
27 of 32 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars CUTE and Engaging STORYBOOK but HAS SOME FLAWS March 22, 2013
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Excellent HD Graphics, Great Narrator spices up the story and Exciting Sounds create an Entertaining atmosphere. It can be very enjoyable an captivating until you encounter some FLAWS. Sadly, your expectations can get a little deflated when the story gets somewhat confusing for the child.

That Narration often DOES NOT MATCH THE PAGE you are looking at but a different page instead.
Many references are made to story parts that are missing pages so it is confusing.
Evey page has 2 sequences of written story instead of 1 per page - so Child often swipes too early.
It would be more entertaining if had some INTERACTIVE Parts.
High-lighting the words as they are spoken would help young readers to follow it better.

Overall: It is a Good storybook but NOT A GREAT ONE. Obviously made to drum up BUSINESS for the new CROODS MOVIE. That is OK. Not so great when it confuses the children because they left out half of the pictures that correspond to the story narrative. That amounts to a cheap trick that is not appreciated by many of us. Unfortunately, It feels more like a MOVIE TRAILER than a real STORY.
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17 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kids Love It April 8, 2013
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My boys enjoyed this great story book. My 5 year old kept on playing it until he fell asleep when we first downloaded it.
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313 of 406 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The modern bedtime story! March 22, 2013
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Oftentimes, movie tie-ins like this can turn out bad if not horrible. In the quest to make a quick buck, the marketing muscle can flex out quite a bit of useless garbage. Not in this case, luckily. This is just a good story with good pictures and good voice acting telling a very good children's tale. While I wouldn't blame you if you were skeptical of things like this, I still must recommend that you get this story for your children especially while it is the free app of the day.
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20 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars storybook March 24, 2013
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grand daughter loved it, but she will have to read the book on my kindle. She is five years old.
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18 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Truly Amazing March 24, 2013
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I grew up literally with Walt Disney; meaning, I've always watched, read and devoured anything with the Disney name connected to it. I started loving art and began copying Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. So,The Croods Movie Storybook is no exception. I gave it a five star rating even though, while watching and reading the text, I felt there was something missing in the plot or storyline. I just can't put my finger on it right now. Maybe if I read it several times, I can pinpoint it, but Hey! I'm an adult reviewer. If I were a kid again, and someone gave me this book, I'd love it forever and guard it with my life. Everyone with kids over one year old should get this book pronto, Exposing very young children to the words and pictures with their eyes and ears shoots up their learning curve and they will someday thank you for it..
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Granddaughter loves it! March 30, 2013
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My son took his little 3 year old daughter to see the movie and she loved it so I downloaded this and she seems to love it just as much!
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281 of 367 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Looks amazing, fun March 22, 2013
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This is a great storybook, it has background sounds, such as bears screaming, different characters voices, and superb pictures. They look 3D at times. Definitely what you would expect from DreamWorks. The story lasts 5-10 minutes, and can be read to the children, or they can choose to read it themselves. The fact that there is only one story, plus a lack of any mini-games, keeps it from being a 5 star, and I have a hard time recommending it for $2.99 (maybe it would be worth it after your children watch the movie and love it though!), but as the free app of the day it is an excellent addition. It makes me want to watch the movie!
(Kindle Fire HD)
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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Lazy developers!!! March 22, 2013
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Nice marketing gimmick, poorly done: -1 star...cannot install to external memory: -2 stars...unnecessary permissions: -1 star!!! Good story, that will be reinstalled for my boys when/if install is allowed on external memory.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
Published 1 month ago by bridaj
3.0 out of 5 stars cute but
it was cute, but brief and really was just a promotional app to get people interested in the movie, used it once, never used it again, removed it
Published 7 months ago by Kristeen
5.0 out of 5 stars daughter loves it
My daughter loved the movie and couldn't get enough of croods anything. She loved looking at the pictures in the storybook and just having more of the movies silliness.
Published 10 months ago by JoshDavis
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful book!
Great! My son loves this story book. I highly recommend this book for kids. Reasonable price also. Love all their books.
Published 12 months ago by swood
3.0 out of 5 stars meh.
nothing exciting. I wouldnt recommend this. We used maybe once. there are much better things out there to get that kids will like. Unless they loved this movie. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
2.0 out of 5 stars Meh
Maybe I didn't read the description well enough, but I seemed to think this would be more interactive. It's just a picture book that reads itself, but not well. Read more
Published 15 months ago by Jw
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for Kids & Adults
My son and I both lived the book and it made us more excited to see the movie. It is a great story for kids and adults alike.
Published 15 months ago by LivinginLaLaLand
3.0 out of 5 stars Could've been a lot better.
It's cute, and it's good enough to entertain a small child, but there is a lot left to be desired.
First, there is no interactivity. Read more
Published 16 months ago by B. Wolfe
1.0 out of 5 stars mistake
Installed by mistake. Uninstalled on purpose. Just one of those things that happens from time to time. Scary pic anyway.
Published 17 months ago by lalaland
5.0 out of 5 stars grandson loves this book
Our 3 year old grandson listens to book over and over! I hope they come out with more, wonderful book and it was nice that it was free at the time.
Published 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
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