Poke-A-Dot! 10 Little Monkeys
Innovative Kids/Thomas Allen
age 0-3, 3-5
by Innovative Kids
Synopsis from Thomas Allen:
Once you start popping, there’s just no stopping These fun, tactile books help kids learn to count ?without losing count! Raised buttons pop in on every page so kids can press them as they count. With ten spreads and 30 poke-able What?s more fun than a barrel of monkeys? How about a house full of `em? Kids will love poking the dots and hearing them pop as they learn to count down from ten in the favorite childhood rhyme `Ten Little Monkeys?. Casebound book with ?pop-able? buttons that can be pressed through die cut holes.
What child doesn’t go crazy to pop the bubbles in bubble wrap? Come to think of it, what adult doesn’t like doing that? Poke-A-Dot! 10 Little Monkeys takes this fun bubble popping excitement and pairs it with a popular counting rhyme. Unlike most counting books, where kids just point at a picture to count, Poke-A-Dot! 10 Little Monkeys has plastic bubbles in each monkey’s tummy. As kids count, they poke each bubble causing a popping sound. My five-year old loved this book. The bubbles and sturdy boardbook style pages are pretty durable too, allowing for a lot of popping (which your kids will want to do). Each page has the number writen in numeric form so even without reading the story kids can count the monkeys with each finger push. As for noise level, it depends how bothered you are when you kids play with bubble wrap. The sound is about the same. The book
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