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Room on the Broom Games BAFTA Nomination

Woo hoo! Room on the Broom Games has been nominated for a Children's BAFTA Award in the Interactive: Adapted category!  The Room on the Broom Games app was released for Halloween 2013 and includes eight exciting games for little Room on the Broom fans. 
The Room on the Broom Games app was released for Halloween 2013 and includes eight exciting games for little Room on the Broom fans. The games encourage children to develop early learning skills such as counting, creativity and literacy through a range of entertaining games including Join the stars, Dragon loves chips, Find the hat and Fly the magnificent broom.
The games are designed to make sure players and parents feel comfortable and safe in the digital space with no in-app purchases. Since release, the games have been played 2.4million times and had some fantastic feedback.
The games have been so well received, getting 5* reviews, with users calling the game "Outstanding and stunning", "Really well thought out and designed" and "Fanstastic"! Julia Donaldson commented that her favourites are "feeding chips to the dragon and creating constellations of stars." We hope that you have great fun playing these games - click here to download them if you haven't played yet!

Tuesday 28 October 2014

 

 

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