Grab an iPad and Find Out Why Alice Abandoned Wonderland for New York

Almost a year ago, I fell in love with the Alice for iPad app. I declared it the cleverest iPad book yet and happily recommended to friends. Now I get to recommend its silly sequel, Alice in New York.

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Now before you yell at me for recommending yet another nine dollar iPad app, you must understand that I have a major weakness for Alice in Wonderland, silly popup books, and modern spins on classics.

This little app takes advantage of all three of those weaknesses by being a goofy modern take on the classic Alice Through The Looking Glass book. It puts all the characters into present day New York—Tweedledum and Tweedledee are taxi drivers, Humpty Dumpty is a construction worker, and so on—and it looks fantastic.

To me, the nine dollar price tag is worth it for the beautiful illustrations and amusing interactive elements— and a regular children's popup book will cost you just as much if not more. But don't take my word for it, watch the video above for a look at this silly app. [iTunes]

DISCUSSION

You have to love the developers for really trying to make use of all the technology and being really creative, but you have to hate the video maker for the vomit inducing camera work and cutting.