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Animations, Illustrations Add Interest to Poe App

iPoe - The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allen Poe Collection

An amusing way to introduce kids to the master of suspense 

Pros: Animations and sound effects add to the eerie feel of Poe's stories; Spanish and French translations are a plus.
Cons: Reading supports are lacking, such as a glossary or audio options.
Bottom Line: This illustrated app is a fun way to introduce students to Poe, but it lacks reading supports or opportunities for critical thinking and reflection.

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