iPad App Review - The House That Went On Strike

~ Posted on Monday, January 14, 2013 at 7:40 AM ~

I don't often received pitch email asking me to review iPad apps with the promo code given along as well, so whenever I do get emails like this, I feel obligated to redeem it and try it out and then share my feedback. When I saw the title of this app, I thought 'OK, this is a unique concept, a house that went on strike? Hmmm... must check this out!' Without further ado, here goes my feedback...

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* Title: The House That Went On Strike
* Price: $2.99
* Category: Books
* Released: Jul 23, 2012
* Version: 1.0
* Size: 121 MB
* Language: English
* Seller: Jumping Pages Inc.
* Rated: 4+
* Requirements: Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later.

Description from the product page:

"This clever, rhyming, musical and interactive original story teaches kids of all ages, and their parents, respect for the house. Legendary House "mom", former Congresswoman and presidential candidate Pat Schroeder narrates, leading a modern day movement of a house and its appliances going on strike against its errant family to win respect!"

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* I love this app! It is engaging and interactive! The colored objects on each pages allows us to touch and then see the animations of it!

* I particularly enjoyed the page shown below. It is kinda like we use a torchlight to shine and see through the contents of the house. I used the opportunity to explain to my almost 4 years old boy that the house looks sad as nobody maintains and take care of it. Then I showed him the insides of the house which is a total mess, cobwebs on the ceiling, water spilling in the bathroom, etc etc and told him that we must take care of our house and belongings and to be responsible and clean up our mess.

* I like the storyline where it tells how the house team up with the appliances to go on strike in order to send a message to the family staying in it that they should maintain and take good care of them.

* One thing I would like to recommend is the settings icon at the bottom right to be placed further a bit from the next page navigation icon, other than that, this app is fantabulous!

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You can purchase the "The House That Went On Strike" app from the iTunes App Store.

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I received no monetary compensation for this review, I was provided with the promo code to redeem the application for free from iTunes Store in order to facilitate my review. All opinions expressed in this post are my own. Please do your own research when purchasing products, as your opinions may differ from mine. And if you'd like to read my previous iPad Apps reviews, you can do so by reading this post of mine called "My iPad App Reviews"

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Comments (17) -

Rich Hicks

How cute!  This app is sure to get the  message across to the kids that a clean house is a happy house....and happy parents. LOL!

Mary McCloy

Very good story and lesson learner for kids

debbie jean mcmullen

this looks like a great app - something I'm going to check out! It looks great for teaching my little ones about chores - something I need to concentrate more on!


I love hearing about new apps, Thanks for sharing ;)


very cute idea- thanks for the review!

Sarah Park

Wonderful tips.  Honestly, I am not really confident when buying shoes for the kids.  My husband usually does that.

Sarah Park

This looks a great app to try one.  Very child-friendly and educational

Donald Poole

This looks like a great teaching tool. I love the graphics.

Stephanie Larison

Stephanie Larison says:

This looks like something my daughter would love. Thanks for the review!


Thanx for sharing this app Smile


Thanx for sharing this app Smile

Jennifer Mae Hiles

Jennifer Mae Hiles says:

This looks really neat, I'm sure my daughter would just love it. Sadly I do not have an ipad but maybe someday Smile

denise smith

thanks for sharing this app with us

Chrystal D

That looks like a good one! Fun & educational too!


Boy, my husband needs to hear this story!

Christina Kelbel

Christina Kelbel says:

super cute story,i love this


Wow cool! it seems like an interesting and clever iPad app for kids! I would love to try this one for my daughter. I'm pretty she gonna like it! Smile

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