By Lise Merle…
You guys. I am 100% serious when I say I know exactly why Sparkup Magical Book Reader earned a 5 star “Playability” rating as well as a spot on the coveted “Heather’s Picks” list on Chapters.ca.
BECAUSE IT’S THE BEST THING I’VE EVER SEEN IN LIFE. EVER.
Our niece and Goddaughter Ava Jo love, love, loves books. And if you have a little one like Ava that loves books and reading OR if you have a beating heart, Sparkup is an absolute must have this holiday season.
What is it? Sparkup is a sweet little wheely-horn shaped device that clips onto the top of any picture book and reads any book in the world – IN YOUR VOICE! And in Auntie’s voice! And Uncle’s voice! And Grandma and Grandpa’s voice! Sparkup has the ability to store up to fifty of your favorite books and if you have 50 people to read them – Sparkup will record them all.
Here’s what YOU’LL do when you RUN OUT AND GET ONE, because I’m telling you – Sparkup is unlike anything else you’ve ever seen.
First you pick any picture book already in your library at home. Press “Record” and read your book out loud.
As you’re reading, Sparkup magically captures your voice and scans each and every page with a tiny camera – linking the exact page and your voice together.
Then, next time your little one wants to use Sparkup, he or she clips Sparkup to the top of whatever book they have and what can only be described as MAGIC, Sparkup knows which book it is and begins to read the story in your voice!!! AMAZEBALLS!
Also amazeballs? If your little ones are like mine and tend to skip pages, SparkUp knows and will skip pages, too. It won’t lose it’s place, it won’t read the wrong page and never will your words not match the picture.
SparkUp is available at Chapters.ca for $49.95 and I, for one am ordering two. (Side note from Tenille – after reading Lise’s review I ordered one for my kids too!)
Nevermind Heather’s Picks. This is an Auntie Fabulous Pick. And a Feisty Frugal and Fabulous Pick. And an Absolute Winner on Christmas Morning Pick.
SparkUp. It’ll amaze you, too. I promise.