Genii Games is the outfit behind the Asa range of African Culture teaching apps targeted primarily at kids. They just announced the release of the latest addition to the Asa games — Adventures of the Tortoise.
Adventures of the Tortoise is a growing collection of morally and culturally rich stories centered on main character of the Tortoise. It features highly engaging, colorful rich blend of stories, songs and games.
According to the Release:
Adventures of the Tortoise was motivated by the need to recreate stories, which many adults grew up listening to in Africa. Its goal is to provide kids with an engaging way to be entertained promoting literacy and Cultural education from an African context, while learning useful lessons around morals and ethics. The stories are adapted from various African Cultures hence, traditional names, scenarios, dressing and songs are used to depict and convey simple Cultural themes. Kids also get to interact with the app in many ways including:
- Interactive Games to complete different tasks.
- Multiple Reading Modes to suit various purposes such as bedtime reading, group reading and self-reading.
- Highlighted texts for easy reading
- Learn folksongs
- Access to more stories upon release
Adventures of the Tortoise is available for free download on the App Store and Google Play. Visit tortoise.geniigames.com for more information on the app.