Saturday is market day for Happy Hippo, but she’s got a problem! She just looooooves all of the fruits… and she can’t choose which one to buy. Join her on this fun adventure through muddy puddles and market stalls and see what she decides to do!
This interactive ebook is part of the series of Read with Akili stories that teach kids to read through play and exploration! Tapping on the words and pictures trigger exciting reactions that enforce learnings. Kids who Read with Akili find themselves in the driving seat on the journey to literacy. Select between three different levels of difficulty and read in either english and swahili – with in-app level selector and language toggle. Reading with a parent or guardian is also encouraged. Adults may choose to take the role of narrator and let the kids do all the tapping!
* READ from a choice of three levels of difficulty
* EXPLORE words, pictures, and ideas through different interactive features
* LISTEN to the full story as well as individual words
* INTERACT with the characters and scenery — make the story your own
* HAVE FUN learning to read
FREE TO DOWNLOAD, NO ADS, NO IN-APP PURCHASES!
All content is 100% free, created by nonprofits Curious Learning and Ubongo.
THE TV SHOW – AKILI AND ME
Akili and Me is an edutainment cartoon from Ubongo, creators of Ubongo Kids and Akili and Me – great learning programs made in Africa, for Africa.
Akili is a curious 4-year-old who lives with her family at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania. She has a secret: every night when she falls asleep, she enters the magical world of Lala Land, where she and her animal friends learn all about language, letters, numbers, and art while developing kindness and coming to grips with their emotions and rapidly changing toddler lives! With broadcast in 5 countries and a massive international online following, kids from around the world love going on magical learning adventures with Akili!
Watch videos of Akili and Me online and check the website www.ubongo.org to see if the show airs in your country.
Ubongo is a social enterprise that creates interactive edutainment for kids in Africa, using the technologies they already have. We entertain kids to LEARN & LOVE LEARNING!
We leverage the power of entertainment, the reach of mass media, and the connectivity provided by mobile devices to deliver high-quality, localized edutainment and educational
ABOUT CURIOUS LEARNING
Curious Learning is a non-profit dedicated to promoting access to effective literacy content for everyone who needs it. We’re a team of researchers, developers, and educators dedicated to giving children everywhere literacy education in their native language based on evidence and data.
ABOUT THE APP
Read With Akili – My Marvelous Market was created using the Curious Reader platform developed by Curious Learning for making engaging, interactive reading experiences.