A vibrantly drawn, highly interactive app featuring strong female characters ... supported by a number of complementary extras. It should be a winner with young children." 

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"Best Book Apps for Kids" 

"A beautiful, solid digital storybook with nice interactive elements ... If your family is bilingual, record the story in the languages your family speaks, or have Grandma record the story and listen to the recording when she's not around."

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"Best Pick Kids Apps Showing Diversity"

"Grandma and the Great Gourd presents a good diversity tale about a strong and resilient older person and it would be a positive and enriching addition to any child's media library of book apps."

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"The entertaining story is enriched with subtle, story-relevant interactive elements, an original musical score, the friendly, almost familiar, narration, and sound effects which all bring the humorous, Bengali folktale to life."

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Best TWA Play & Learn Apps of 2016

"An enchanting story ... Sweet bonuses including a mini gardening game and another physics-based game of rolling gourds that help reinforce the story through active participation ... and a video field trip exploring customs from Bengal that are great for learning centers that include hands on exploration and new ideas for imaginative play."

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"Literary Safari has done it again -- bringing a classic folk talk from afar to your child's touch screen.The story mixes high quality illustrations with the ability to record your own narration ... making this a good story to share or offer as a language experience."

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"As a mom and aunt, I am always on the lookout of apps that are educational and entertaining. Apps that help them learn as well and not merely kill time. Grandma’s Great Gourd is one such app that brings alive an age-old and timeless folk tale."

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"Top 60 Best Apps for Kids 2016"

"Highly recommended! Rich reading options, educational videos, and mini games ... You can easily take the app with you while traveling."

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"This app is kid-safe and free of in-app purchases or ads. We highly recommend Grandma’s Great Gourd to Teachers for classroom use as well as home use for families."
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"An enchanting story about courage and the ability to stay calm when the world spins out of control around you."

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"Looking for books & apps to share as a family over the weekend? The library has suggestions!"

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"Enjoy story time with Grandma's Great Gourd"

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"I really loved the Grandma’s Great Gourd app.  I thought it was a really fun way to share another culture with your child.  Be sure to check this app out if you enjoy reading interactive storybooks with your child!"

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