Kids App Review: Tilly and Friends

Tilly and Friends App Review

Since we left the UK, one of the few things that DorkySon has mentioned missing is CBeebies. There is an Australian children’s channel, and a few of the programmes are the same, but not enough for his liking. So we’ve been finding as many ways as we can to give him little familiar snippets of his favourite shows – playing games on the CBeebies website, listening to theme tunes online, and watching one or two videos on YouTube.

I was obviously thrilled then when we given the opportunity to review the Tilly and Friends iPad app. While Tilly wasn’t one of DorkySon’s *very* favourite shows, it was definitely in the Top Ten, and he also loved the original books by Polly Dunbar. Continue reading

App Review: Miffy at School

There is an important birthday coming up next month…

Someone I really like a lot is going to be reaching the grand old age of 58.

Can you guess who it is?


Sweet little Miffy, Dick Bruna’s creation, has been around for nearly sixty years – isn’t that incredible? It brings me no end of joy that the same simple, brightly coloured books that I loved as a little girl were also enjoyed by my Mum before me, and are now being enjoyed by DorkySon too.

We were delighted, then, when we were asked to help celebrate Miffy’s Big Birthday by reviewing the Miffy at School iPad App. Continue reading