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This is a school-readiness activity app, which will help teach your child about pets, farm animals, and zoo animals.

*** 2016 Kidscreen Awards: Winner Best Learning App (Tablet) ***

More than TEN activities in one fun animal-themed collection will help teach your child about pets, farm animals, and zoo animals! Explore habitats with Elmo, Big Bird, Grover, plus more of your Sesame friends. Play memory, matching games, finish mazes, learn animal facts and read a story. Earn badges as you learn skills and complete activities

• Animals and their habitats
• Memory & listening skills
• Coloring, creativity and self-expression...and lots S'MORE!
…and this animal expert app is brought to you by the letter D and the number 5!

• Tons of interactive play
• Read-aloud narration on every page
• Character voices – kids will hear from Elmo, Grover, Ernie and more!
• Reward badges

• Watch animal videos
• Find animals on the farm
• Match cool insects in a Memory card game
• Color species step-by-step…or free draw!
• Finish animal mazes
• Read a story to unlock a game of Eye-Spy
• Learn facts about animal helpers
• Play a pattern-making game with baby animals
• Practice writing letters and numbers

Sesame Workshop’s mission is to use the educational power of media to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Delivered through a variety of platforms, including television programs, digital experiences, books and community engagement, its research-based programs are tailored to the needs of the communities and countries they serve. Learn more at www.sesameworkshop.org.

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Your input is very important to us. If you have any questions, comments, or need help, please contact us at: sesameworkshopapps@sesame.org.

What’s New

Version 1.6

This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate.

- Bug fixes
- Animation-syncing-to-sound fixes
- We recommend that iOS 6 users do not download this update at this time.

Need help? Email us!

Sesame fans: If you experience any sound issues, have you...

• Checked your mute button? (Maybe it's accidentally been activated.)
• Adjusted sound levels in your settings? Try shifting to a higher volume.

If any problems are hanging around, we want to help! Please get in touch with us directly at our help line and we'll work with you to figure out how to solve them.

Ratings and Reviews

3.3 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

rwcourtney ,

No sound

PROBLEM SOLVED-SCROLL BELOW FOR FIX. Sound is enabled but no sound. Lots of cool content but hardly child-interesting without sound. Have many other Sesame Street apps and sound works fine. This one a dud. An expensive one. PERFECT RESPONSE FROM DEVELOPER: Most Sesame Street Apps have mute override but not this one. Ipad2 users-like me-often inadvertently turn on mute that isn't noticeable because videos still have audio. So swipe up control panel, turn off mute, voila, back in business. With sound this is a great app.

Developer Response ,

We are very glad the issue was resolved and you can now enjoy the richness of Elmo's Animals. And moreover, thank you for passing along the information to other users and changing the rating! Cheers!
Hello, We are sorry you are experiencing audio issues with the app. In many of our Sesame Street apps we have implemented a mute override so that even if the device is muted the app audio will still be audible, unfortunately this feature was not added to Elmo's Animals. We have found that users on iPad Air 2 which has no physical mute button have frequently turned the mute button in the control center ON without realizing. It's often difficult to detect since it does not affect playback of audio in video and there is no indication the device is on mute when increasing or decreasing the volume. If you are using an iPad Air 2, please open the control center by swiping up from the bottom of the screen and confirming the mute button has not been activated. If your device is not on mute, would you kindly tell us what model of iPad you are using and the iOS version it is running? We have been unable to diagnose the audio problem reported and any details or help you can provide would be much appreciated.

You can seek a refund from the App Store. Although we are the publisher for Elmo's Animals, Apple is the merchant and handles all payments, billing and refunds: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204084

If you are unable to secure a refund with the App Store support, please let us know and we will provide further assistance.

Thank you,
Sesame Workshop Apps Support

CLCoffeeLlamaMama ,

Best app ever

You get what you pay for and so much s’more

Bubbymama ,

No sound no stars

My 3 year old was so excited for this app since he loves Elmo but, we can’t use it without sound. We tried checking for mute and through control panel but nothing worked. It was not expensive but still not worth anything if it doesn’t work. Will ask App Store for refund. Very disappointed.

App Privacy

The developer, Sesame Street, 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 Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data

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


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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