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Description

Shake-a-Phrase is a fun language app for creative writing prompts, vocabulary, and parts of speech practice. Perfect for learning and laughing in the classroom or on-the-go, it features over 2,000 words and definitions in 5 engaging themes for ages 8+.

- Featured in Everything Mom's "Best Educational Apps For Kids"
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REVIEWERS SAY...

"I couldn’t stop pressing the next button to see what silly sentence was in store for me next!" - I Education Apps Review

"My middle school students love Shake-a-Phrase. Thanks so much for making it.” – Speech Language Neighborhood

"This handy little app is perfect for writers, party games and quizzing kids" – App Advice
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3 WAYS TO SHAKE UP LANGUAGE LEARNING

• SHAKE IT: creates a new random sentence every time you shake - great for discovering new words. Not sure what a word means? Just tap for definitions!

• STORY STARTER: shake up the beginning of a story and let your imagination take over.

• QUIZ ME: test your skills with adjectives, verbs, nouns, prepositions and conjunctions. Tap on the right words to get points and gain levels.

The addictive language fun in Shake-a-Phrase will encourage children to:

• Read the silly, entertaining sentences
• Discover the meanings of unfamiliar words
• Create their own writing projects
• Test their knowledge of verbs, adjectives, nouns, prepositions and conjunctions
• Share language arts fun with friends and family
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FEATURES:

- 2,000+ age-appropriate vocabulary words, compiled by teachers and parents
- Designed for iPhone and iPad – a universal app
- Story Starter prompts suitable for classroom projects
- 5 colorful, inspiring content themes: Sports, Animals, Fairytale, Monsters and Starter
- Customizable Quiz game tests your knowledge of nouns, adjectives, verbs, prepositions and conjunctions, in any combination you select
- Correct and incorrect answers are easy to see
- Correct quiz answers are rewarded with an audible ping and bonus icons as the levels increase – no penalty for wrong answers
- Save the most hilarious sentences to your Faves library
- Copy your favorite wacky sentences to the clipboard to share with friends
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MADE BY EDUCATIONAL GAME DESIGNERS

The game designers at Artgig Apps come from a background of educational software development and we put lots of TLC into every detail of each app we crete to ensure a fun and engaging learning experience. We include kids, parents and teachers in our app development and testing to make sure our apps are exceptional tools that kids want to use again and again.

We welcome your comments, suggestions and feedback.

Video Demo: www.shakeaphrase.com

For more about using Shake-a-Phrase in the classroom:
www.shakeaphrase.com/shaking-up-the-classroom

Thanks for trying Shake-a-Phrase!
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For more Artgig Apps and demo videos: www.artgigapps.com
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ABOUT PRIVACY

We at Artgig Apps are parents ourselves, and we hold your privacy and the privacy of your child in the highest regard.

We comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

Shake-a-Phrase:

- Does not share your personal information with us or anyone else.
- Does not include ads, or in-app purchases.
- Includes feedback links and links to the Artgig Apps website within the app.
- Uses analytics to collect anonymized user data for general information about how people use our apps.

 $1.99 in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched May 12, 2011 (about 8 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 4 months, on average.

Oct 08
2014
(Current)
Version 1.5.3

iOS 8 Compatibility

Aug 23
2014
Version 1.5.2

- New icon art
- Minor updates

Dec 11
2013
Version 1.5.1

- Added "press and hold for 3 seconds" parental gates for external links
- Removed Twitter, SMS text and email sharing features
- Added copy and paste to clipboard feature
- Minor bug fixes

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Apr 30
2013
Version 1.5

iPhone 5 optimization

Sep 10
2012
Version 1.4.2

Content edits

Jul 05
2012
Version 1.4.1

- Updated word list

May 10
2012
Version 1.4

Added prepositions and conjunctions to parts of speech Quiz game.

Dec 07
2011
Version 1.3

- Updated Vocabulary
- Improved Starter theme

Nov 04
2011
Version 1.2

- Updated vocabulary/words
- Fixed Sports email template
- Added iOS 5 Twitter integration and SMS and copy to clipboard sharing features

Aug 25
2011
Version 1.1

- All new Sports theme added with its own custom sports dictionary, including over 350 new vocabulary words – expands total vocabulary to over 2,000 words!

- Improved vocabulary for all words

Jun 27
2011
Version 1.0.1

- Improved vocabulary
- Added link to App Store

May 12
2011
Version 1.0

Previous 3 versions
 

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