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Score: 8.6/10  [2 reviews]
3 out of 5
ProdID: 3494 - Popposites: An Opposites Pop-Up Book!
Author: Kingfisher

Popposites: An Opposites Pop-Up Book!
Price:
$30.00
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Available:
September 2012

Popposites: An Opposites Pop-Up Book! product reviews

With wheels to turn, flaps to lift and tabs to pull, this is an exciting and engaging
book to introduce children to the concept of opposites. The ingeniously inventive pages showcase 18 opposites, from the familiar to the downright quirky. This is a book that readers of all ages will treasure and enjoy for years to come.

18 innovative pop-ups or moving mechanisms - including wheels, tabs and flaps

Seriously cool, graphic-style illustrations appeal to children of all ages - and adults!

Strong, sturdy pop-ups will maintain their form, so children can enjoy again and again

Ingenious and surprising transformations are a perfect way to stimulate discussion between parent and child

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Tags:
flap   fun   graphic   kingfisher   lift   moving   opposites   popup   quirky   scholastic
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Review by: jopukeko (Jo)
Dated: 25th of November, 2012

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This Review: 8.5/10
Price:
Score 8 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 8 out of 10
ReReadability:
Score 10 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 8 out of 10

When I first heard about this book I thought this would be perfect for my youngest daughter. At two and a half she loves books which have labels and these are usually her first choice. This book has the huge bonus of being a pop-up book too. I have never met a child that doesn't love pop-ups. I was delighted to find out I won a copy for myself from KIWIreviews.

There were more pages than most pop-ups with a total of eighteen pairs of opposites. Each pair had a single page. One concept was displayed and then the other appeared when you pulled a tab. I know how fragile these types of books can be so I made sure that I was the only one operating the tabs. I was as careful as I could be put found them very stiff especially to return them to the original position. The whole time I was scared I would damage it.

I was disappointed with the book. There were some pictures that didn't seem to me to be the easiest way to explain the concepts to a young child. Beginning and End was depicted with a bulb turning into a flower. Thankfully my feelings didn't stop the kids from enjoying the book. Both of my daughters are disappointed that the book is stored out of their reach and request Mummy or Daddy to read it to them frequently.

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Review by: kymmage (Kym)
Dated: 23rd of August, 2012

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This Review: 8.8/10
Price:
Score 7 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 10 out of 10
ReReadability:
Score 10 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 8 out of 10

We sat down to read the Popposites: An Opposites Pop-Up book this morning just before School. My 5 year old was instantly engaged. The pictures are pretty simple and aren't particularly vibrant in their colour. But that matters very little because this book MOVES.

Each page explores a different opposite, by having one merge into another. So Quiet becomes Loud, or Tidy becomes Messy. This makes it a fun discovery on each page to see what they will use to describe the opposite. There is very little wordage in the book. Essentially two words per page. But this does make it easy enough to read, and frankly we weren't really reading it after the first sitting. We were just moving tabs as directed.

My daughter and I each had favourite pages that we liked the best. I loved the opposites explored, especially Ancient. They are opposites not covered in most traditional pre-schooler opposite books. She, predictably, loved the ones with animals.

This is an extremely clever book. It kept my daughter well engaged for over an hour. She was also then inspired to make her own pop up book. That said, there are some downsides. At $30, its on the pricey side for many parents.

Also after an hour of playing with it, one of the tabs would no longer go back in place. Though I made sure my daughter knew not to force them. I fixed it after she went to school. And the tabs are pretty sturdy. However, I felt a little sick watching my daughter pulling on the tabs, frightened she would break them. Which lessened my enjoyment of sharing it.

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