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It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown

by Loud Crow Interactive Inc.
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (342 customer reviews)

Price: $4.99
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 1.2
  • - Added Pumpkin Carving Feature & Story Integration
  • - Added Avatar Creator, Costume Features
  • - Performance improvements & bug fixes

Product Details

  • ASIN: B009S24P7A
  • Release Date: October 23, 2012
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (342 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,230 Paid in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Paid in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Bob for apples and play Schroeder's piano
  • Touch and drag objects to make them "spring" to life or tilt to watch them slide and move
  • Jump to any page in the book with the handy table of contents bookmark
  • Educational features such as word and note highlighting to help improve reading and musical skills
  • Hear individual words spoken with the tap of a finger
  • Original dialog from the 1966 animated classic
  • Captivating narration by Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown
  • Charming soundtrack featuring music and sound effects from the original holiday special

Product Description

Oh, Great Pumpkin! Where are you? This Halloween, hang out with Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts gang to find out for yourself!

While Linus and Sally wait for the Great Pumpkin, you can join Charlie Brown at his first-ever Halloween party! Trick-or-treat with Lucy, Pigpen and the rest of the gang. Play a little ditty on Schroeder’s piano and bob for apples with Snoopy — just watch out for dog germs, blech!

Narrated by Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown, everyone’s favorite
Halloween special is beautifully re-imagined in this interactive storybook designed for smartphones and tablets.

Digitally remastered illustrations are brought to life with the voices, dialog and music from the original 1966 animated TV special. Whether your family sings pumpkin carols and waits in pumpkin patches or you’re introducing It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown to your kids for the first time, everyone will love this magical interactive Halloween classic!

Technical Details

Size: 99.5MB
Version: 1.2
Developed By: Loud Crow Interactive Inc. ( Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window )
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • Open network sockets
  • Write to external storage
Minimum Operating System: Android 2.3.3
Approximate Download Time: More than 5 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
34 of 40 people found the following review helpful
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There really isn't much to say about wonderful e-book other than it's obvious that a lot of love went into creating it. My only complaints are all the links to other (purchasable) books, and useless social media integration, as well as the unnecessary network permission.

Other than the classic story (with great animations and phenomenal storytelling), there are also multiple interactive options such as the ability to play Schroeder's piano (you can even follow along with the guide to actually play something) or a few others (I won't spoil the surprise). Completing them gives you a reward at the end.

I also love the ability to tap any word and hear it again. I really wish more digital books include this option.

As I said before, my main complaints are the plethora of advertising on the last page of the book. Before I knew what happened my daughter was already off clicking on links and almost purchased another Charlie Brown book. I will be installing this on her rooted and firewalled tablet to prevent it from happening again.

The Good:

- Phenomenal animations help bring this book to life.

- Lots of activities you can take part in. While Schroeder's piano is really the star here, the others aren't too bland either.

- Great TOC option allows you to jump anywhere in this book, meaning you can replay each activity with ease.

- You are able to turn off the narrator and music (not that you would want to).

- Excellent voice acting.

- The ability to tap a word to hear it again is awesome and should be included in every book turned app.

- Good sound and effects.

The Bad:

- Priced a bit high at $3.99, however for the quality it's not too bad.
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58 of 71 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cuteness! October 31, 2012
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That was just adorable... what a wonderful vintage feel. A true cross between the book and the TV Special. Love the little interactive surprises too. There's some cute dialogue between the characters that you'll miss if you simply turn the page without tapping the kids. You can make bunches of candy fly at the kids (though nothing stops poor Charlie Brown from getting all rocks), and you can really animate the decorations at Violet's party. All in all, an excellent Halloween gift to young and old. Thank you Amazon. Can't wait to show this to my 6 yr old today. Happy Halloween, everyone! Boo! ;)
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30 of 39 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 2nd best interactive book app October 28, 2012
My kids love interactive book. This book will not dissapoint. The only interactive book that is better is Charlie Brown Christmas. It is a better story and the I feel the interactions fit better with the story. That being said It's the great pumpkin Charlie Brown far surpasses all the other interactive books I've tried. We really like how you can create your own charachter, wish that charachter would be more incorporated into story. Narration and Pictures really do the TV special proud. LoudCrow really has there thumb on how to make a good interactive book. Hopefully they will do a nice Charlie Brown Thanksgiving book.

I operated this book on a VTAB it worked fine and no crashes.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I've aged, but the story is timeless October 31, 2012
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I was born in 1946, so I cannot remember a time when "Peanuts" was not a mainstay of the newspaper comic strips. Of the numerous Peanuts TV specials, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" is definitely my favorite, since it includes Lucy and Charlie's classic football scene, and Linus and Sally's night in the pumpkin patch, fruitlessly waiting for the Great Pumpkin to show. This app is a recreation of that TV show.

This is one of the finest animated children's stories that I've seen. With the pop-up figures that move when you touch them, and the other animated features, it's a joy to read for anyone, grownups included. And be sure to touch everything, too. I loved the character Pigpen, who sheds dirt when he's touched. I loved touching falling leaves (I won't say what happens - find out for yourself!).

After reading the story the first time, I learned that there were five awards to be earned. I won one of them for raking leaves, but there are four more that I'll go back and try for now.

Did I mention that I love Peanuts and its lovable cast of characters?
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Cute December 6, 2012
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My kids enjoy it and I love the fact they get to hear the story read to them whenever they want.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Halloween from the 1960's and 1970's October 31, 2012
By Peggy A
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This was originally a special on television every year, and it never got old. It is nice to see it in an updated formate to share with today's kids.

This version has been developed into an interactive book, and app that includes a lot of extra features. It has the music from the original television special.

The app will read the story, and if you point at a word, the word is spoken. There are a lot of neat little features that children will enjoy discovering. One of the best features of the book is the piano. You can play the small, interactive piano (any simple music). The book includes three short songs, which help children learn how to read and play music.

There was a minor annoyance, however. The product description indicated there would be a prize, but after collecting all of the items, the prize wasn't delivered.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars good. has an issue
Cool app. My daughter likes the interactive activities. One sceen causes the app to crash everytime it loads otherwise I would give it more stars
Published 18 days ago by jennifer turk
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Who doesn't love this story. The interactive part is great
Published 7 months ago by Uipt
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it! I love hearing the original voices and ...
Same as with the Christmas ap. Love it! I love hearing the original voices and interacting with the storybook.
Published 7 months ago by BonnieJeanCastil
4.0 out of 5 stars They love the "read along" and interactive features
Got this (download for my Kindle) for the grandchildren. They love the "read along" and interactive features.
Published 8 months ago by PNunn
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
I love these activity/read along books. The little ones really enjoy them too!
Published 8 months ago by Kevin Blount
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for any kid and adult that are fans of ...
Great for any kid and adult that are fans of the book and movie. Cute app for the phone.
Published 8 months ago by Stephanie M. Henson
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Kids LOVED it! Interactive & fun
Published 8 months ago by Ashley W
5.0 out of 5 stars awesome
Hello its Charlie Brown what's not to love. This is amazing for children as a yearly tradition to complement the television show. I loved it!!!!
Published 8 months ago by BattyForBettyWhite
5.0 out of 5 stars ... my grandson to play with on my phone he loved it.
downloaded it for my grandson to play with on my phone he loved it.
Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Great fun for a new reader!
This was really fun for my daughter who is a kindergarten reader. This app was intuitive - very simple, read along with her, and if she touched a word, it repeated the word as... Read more
Published 10 months ago by R. Nebres
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