Bedtime Giggly SpiderGiggly Spider
By le petit studio
“A smiling blue spider emits a cheery sound (more a chirrup than a giggle) at a touch, then on the next screen can be moved around with a fingertip to create a web that traps a passing fly. Likewise, in successive scenes a squawking chicken drops an egg, a cow moos and chews, a blinking pig flings mud at viewers and a waggy dog lunges up to lick the screen. At the end, a sleepy child’s eyes close as a blanket is pulled up, Mommy (or, in an option chosen at the beginning, Daddy) delivers a kiss and, in a closing nighttime scene, taps turn out each of the lights.
The text, in English or Dutch, runs to a single word or phrase per screen, and low-volume sound effects or snatches of music accompany small-scale animations that are both easy to start and easy to see. The titular spider’s eight eyes all roll adorably, for instance, and a butterfly delicately unfurls its proboscis to sample a flower’s nectar.
A low-key app that’s not overloaded with digital bells and whistles—and so all the better for quiet sharing with very young children.”
Why we like this app?
Nice bedtime reading. Calm sounds, low level of interactivity and quick reading. Ideal for putting the little ones to sleep.