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Video Review:

Ansel & Clair's Adventures in Africa - A Fingerprint Network App

Age Level: Ages 5-8
By Developer: Fingerprint

An Amazing, amazing app. There is a reason this multi-award winning app is the talk of the town.

As you take off for Earth with Ansel, an inter-galactic photographer from the planet Virtoos and Clair, a brilliant Virtoosian robot, you will discover the continent of Africa. Hold on to your seats, because this app is jammed full of incredible graphics, interactive activities, games and information.

Your travels with your two hosts take you through Africa's Sahara Desert, Nile Valley and Serengeti, all the while learning about their many landmarks, animals, plants. As you tap on the abundant choices shown, you will learn enriching facts about them, narrated by Clair, with enlightening questions from Ansel. Turn day into night by dragging the sun down and there is a whole new world to explore. Switch between wet and dry seasons in the Serengeti and see what happens to the environment, as leaves drop from the trees and animals migrate. There is so very much to explore in this app, with it's vast amounts of enriching information, games and many interactive activities.

Includes 5 games and puzzles with multiple levels to entertain and challenge kids of different ages and levels

Compatible with iPad.

Fingerprint Features:

  • Shared family account allows parents to track progress of multiple children
  • In-app messaging allows parents and children to message each other
  • Game Catalog suggests new apps based on the child's learning level and interests
  • Parental Controls


  • Hours of independent exploration and learning for kids 6-8
  • Primary Focus: Geography, History and Science
  • Secondary Focus: Vocabulary and reading
  • Concepts: Camouflage, migration, nocturnal, herbivore, predator, vertebrate, cold-blooded
  • Learn more through innovative "ClairVision": 50+ screens supported by both dialog and text and 30+ contextual hyperlink illustrations
  • Encourages children to think and ask questions through Ansel's critical questioning
  • What is a mummy? Does it live in a Pyramid?
  • What is the difference between an alligator and a crocodile?
  • Why are there more plant-eating animals than meat-eating animals?
  • Why are the wildebeest migrating? How long will they be gone?
  • Why is there snow only on Mount Kilimanjaro and not in the rest of the Savanna?

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