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Publisher: Carlton Books
Year Published: 2017
ISBN: 9781783122561
Grades: Grades 7-12, K-6

iExplore: Micro Monsters

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Get a close up to revolting mini bugs and see them in all their GORY detail!
From a jumping flea to a virus, readers will be able to bring to life ten mini-beasts using an augmented reality app with this technology-enhanced book.  The book itself is filled with large photographs, has text of varied readability broken into chunks, making it accessibly to many levels of readers..  The micro monsters activation app allows the bugs to jump in slow motion, crawl around your room or on your hand. Micro facts, a glossary and How to use the app helps add extra information beyond the book itself.
This book series has won several digital technology awards.  To activate the augmented reality, users will need to use Apple devices running iOS8 or above, iPhone 5 and above, iPad 4 nd above; iPod Touch 6th Gen. or above, and Android devices with both forward and backward facing cameras using Android 4.0 or above, as well as ARMv7 NEON processors.
Highly recommended for Grades 2-10.

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