Title: The Eye of the Great Troll
Author: Eric Lemarechal
Genre: Children's Fantasy, Interactive Book App
File Size: 598MB
Summary: Her father Yann has been kidnapped by the Great Troll who thinks Yann is responsible for the pollution that caused it to be injured and made the theft of its Eye possible.
The pollutions causes terrible damage to the earth and chases away the "Little People" of the moore at Kierlots, forcing these little spirits of the earth to flee.
Following the recommendations of Kirlam, a mysterious old man who lives beside the Kierlots castle ruins, Yzat and her friends embark on a dangerous quest in a World where time flows mutch faster than at home. They encounter the strangest of creatures, some of which are allies, some deadly enemies. Only thanks to Kirlam's recommendations, his special potion and after convincing the four dwarfs of Hiscabor to help them, do they succeed in fending off the spells and threats launched against them. They need all the power of magical items crafted by the dwarfs, great courage and much wit to steal back the Eye from two mad witches who's plan it is to destroy mankind's sense of beauty.
Even if Yzat were to manage retrieving the Eye, she would still have to to find the dangerous Troll and manage to negotiate the return of her father, while the untrustworthy Slokier will do all he can to capture the amazing powers of the Eye for himself.
The Eye of the Great Troll is a combined interactive E-book and Games app. It features a thrilling story about the quest for the "Great Troll's Eye" and also includes a rich set of entertainment and language games. Navigate through short dialogs and exquisite hi-resolution illustrations. A true invitation to start reading and also to start learning another language (You can start or continue throughout the app in English or French). The games are also available at all times throughout the story.
INTERACTIVE PUZZLES, TRANSLATION QUIZZES, PAINT-AND-REVEAL GAME
30 Image Puzzles
30 English to French translation Quizzes
11 Finger paint exercises to touch-wipe and reveal fine illustrations from sketches
The Eye of the Great Troll is an exciting interactive adventure that is sure to delight children of all ages.
When a lorry truck crashes causing a devastating oil spill it sends the trolls fleeing for their lives and awakens the creatures living beneath the earth. Yann, a sculptor, is captured by a giant. In order to rescue her father, Yzat seeks advice from a wizard named Kirlam. Yzat and her friends must undertake a dangerous mission to retrieve the Eye and save her father.
The Eye of the Great Troll is an imaginative and thrilling quest filled with interesting characters and impressive magic. I particularly enjoyed the ease of switching languages from English to French and back within the story as well as the language quizzes that help to instill learning. The puzzles and coloring pages make the book all that more engaging and add to the fun.
I recommend downloading a copy. Perfect to encourage summer reading. Available on iTunes.