Bounce through the skies, roll into battle, and learn sight words with today’s collection of apps and games.

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The Lost Chapter ($0.99 → Free, 354.5 MB): Step into the shoes of a private detective and solve a murder case in The Lost Chapter. This adventure game will keep you on your toes.

A video game programmer has been murdered, and some bizarre clues have been left behind at the crime scene including a classic video game. Put on your detective hat and piece together the mystery before it’s too late. The Lost Chapter actually includes two separate stories: the main murder mystery and the class video game’s story. You’ll have to play the retro-styled game to search for clues as well.

The Lost Chapter is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 28 ratings.

Bird Jumper ($0.99 → Free, 42.2 MB): Bounce your way into the sky in Bird Jumper. It’s totally addictive.

Bird Jumper’s minimalist graphics and simple gameplay will keep you coming back for more. The object of the game is to climb higher and higher by bouncing off of the backs of the birds that litter the sky with only a tap. Miss a bird and plummet to the earth. The best part is, there aren’t a bunch of menus to dig through when you want to restart. Just get right back to it.

Bird Jumper is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 312 ratings.

Season of Tree : Story of Animal Friends in Forest ($1.99 → Free, 52.1 MB): Participate in a variety of nature-themed activities in Season of Tree. It’s ideal for children ages three through eight.

Season of Tree will take your child on a magical journey through a forest full of colors and furry creatures. The app includes three mini-games that will help your child develop fine motor skills, improve their number recognition, and comprehend the cycles in nature through drawings. Each activity includes fun sound effects and adorable characters to interact with.

Season of Tree : Story of Animal Friends in Forest is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

BlitzKeep ($2.99 → Free, 55.8 MB): Pinball meets role-playing game in BlitzKeep. Two beloved genres makes one great game.

BlitzKeep provides a fresh take on some tried and true gaming mechanics. Point your hero where you want him to go and at who you want to attack, and release your finger to unleash him. He’ll keep moving until he has reached a safe zone or has died. The more enemies you kill, the stronger he will become. Pick up gear in order to take on bigger and badder foes. You’re also able to receive a power boost by bouncing off walls and tapping at just the right moment. The game includes a total of five kingdoms to explore.

BlitzKeep is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 35 ratings.

Sight Words – An early reading spelling adventure! ($2.99 → Free, 56.3 MB): Learn sight words through mini-games with this educational app. It’s perfect for children ages three through eight.

The core of Sight Words is a game of hide-and-seek. It puts your child on the hunt for a kangaroo in a forest. Whenever they find the kangaroo, she will provide them with a new sight word that can be added to their collection. Your child is also able to participle in 10 other mini-games that will have them reading and writing sight words. The app includes 320 sight words spread across five levels, multiple user support, and progress tracking.

Sight Words – An early reading spelling adventure! is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 6 ratings.

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