This week in children's apps features two apps from The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library, a new Little Critter app, and both a new Berenstain Bears app and the first Berenstain app collection.

Title: There's a Map on My Lap!: All About Maps

Publisher: Oceanhouse Media

Release Date: Sept 9, 2013

Price: $3.99

Background: Learn the many uses of different types of maps, including city, state, world, topographic, temperature, terrain and more. Find out about various map formats (flat, globe, atlas, puzzle) and tools used to read them (symbols, scales, grids, compasses). Information cards from Thing 1 and Thing 2 and instant glossary words in bold provide fun facts throughout the story.

Features: Record your own voice, share voice tracks with others who own this app, tap bold words to learn their definition.

Title: My, Oh My-A Butterfly!: All About Butterflies

Publisher: Oceanhouse Media

Release Date: Sept 10, 2013

Price: $3.99

Background: Join the Cat in the Hat as he teaches Dick and Sally all about butterflies. Explore pictures and diagrams, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration.

Features: Highlighted narration, tappable words and pictures, whimsical animation.

Title: Little Critter at Scout Camp

Publisher: Oceanhouse Media

Release Date: Sept 4, 2013

Price: $0.99

Background: Little Critter's eager nature and inquisitive mind help him explore the great outdoors at Scout Camp. He and the other critters race canoes down the river, learn about different types of plants and trees, and make gifts for family members.

Features: Find-the-creature mini games, record your own voice, pace selector, custom background audio for each scene.

Title: The Berenstain Bears and the Bad Influence

Publisher: Oceanhouse Media

Release Date: Sept 4, 2013

Price: $3.99

Background: Sister Bear is making a lot of bad decisions with her new friend, Miranda. Together, they ride down Dead Bear's Hill, eat Ben's apples and run through Mizz McGrizz's tulips. When Mama Bear finds out about all of these escapades, will she want Sister to stop playing with Miranda?

Features: Pages pan and zoom to accentuate original art of the Berenstains, picture/word association.

Title: The Berenstain Bears Collection #1

Publisher: Oceanhouse Media

Release Date: Aug 27, 2013

Price: $10.99

Background: Dive into six Berenstain Bears interactive storybooks for young readers:

The Berenstain Bears’ Bedtime Battle

The Berenstain Bears and the Big Spelling Bee

The Berenstain Bears Go on a Ghost Walk

The Berenstain Bears Hug and Make Up

The Berenstain Bears' Really Big Pet Show

The Berenstain Bears and the Trouble With Chores

Features: Professional audio narration, page selector, record your own voice and share tracks.