Elmer’s Special Day 4+

By David McKee

Oceanhouse Media

Designed for iPad

    • 4.8 • 9 Ratings
    • $3.99



Join Elmer in this interactive book app as he and the elephants prepare for a colorful parade! Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. Find out what special surprise the animals in the jungle have for Elmer when he invites them to join the parade!

Explore the Story:
- ENCOURAGE literacy skills with highlighted narration
- LEARN new vocabulary with tappable words and pictures
- RECORD your own narration & share it with others
- SELECT a scene with easy-to-use navigation
- KEEP kids in the story with parental controls

Designed for children ages 3-8


The Reviews Are In:
- Gold Star - Kirkus Reviews
- "One of the best children's apps" - The Telegraph
- Featured in "50 Best iPhone/iPad Apps for Kids" - Babble

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Official Andersen Press licensed App: www.andersenpress.co.uk

What’s New

Version 2.8.0

- updated to latest codebase for improved compatibility
- bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Anniesinger ,

Elmer's Special Day

Elmer’s Special Day is a lovely story that very nicely weaves in how to be part of a community and resolve issues that occur. I loved the story line, beautiful graphics and fun ending. This story offers different ways to hear/read the story and is interactive in that words will be presented for the items touched. Text is highlighted as it is read, reinforcing word recognition. The story can be used in so many ways, such as cause and effect, predictions, same and different, sequencing events and so much more. I am excited to use this with my special needs students and follow up with an art activity to make their own Elmer. This is an excellent app that does offer information and more apps to purchase, accessible by following the "the ;For parents only Directions";. This developer has a real knack for creating quality apps for children.

llm1115 ,


My five year old loves this book!

wolfelin ,


I found this app to be a little frustrating. It quit on me twice, but did return to where I had left off. I like the animal names and sounds when you touch an animal, and the story is good. I prefer moving from page tp page by tapping an arrow as most apps do rather than swiping the page.

App Privacy

The developer, Oceanhouse Media, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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