This week in children's apps, we feature one app that allows kids to travel the world with an international adventurer, two apps that explore the world of the dinosaurs, and another that takes users for a ride with a very famous cat.

Title: Geronimo Stilton

Publisher: Scholastic

Release Date: Dec. 30, 2013

Price: $1.99

Background: Enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, editor of the "famouse" newspaper The Rodent's Gazette. Ride along with Geronimo in the Metamouse submarine and collect power-ups and lots of cheese.

Features: Write an article for The Rodent's Gazette, Create a Mouse Avatar, create a scene with Geronimo and his friends, and save it to your tablet or phone.

Title: A Busy Day for Stegosaurus - Smithsonian’s Prehistoric Pals

Publisher: Oceanhouse Media

Release Date: Jan. 20, 2014

Price: $2.59

Background: Join Stegosaurus as she awakes from a deep sleep and sets off to find food for herself before her nest of eggs hatch. Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. Your kids will love this glimpse into the lives of fascinating prehistoric creatures as amazing, full-color illustrations bring the adventure to life.

Features: Tappable words and pictures, record your own narration, full-color illustrations.

Title: The Berenstain Bears' Dinosaur Dig

Publisher: Oceanhouse Media

Release Date: Feb. 5, 2014

Price: $2.99

Background: Follow along as the Berenstain Bears visit the Bearsonian Museum when a real dinosaur dig is taking place. What sort of fossils will they find? A Stegosaurus? A Spinosaurus? The mighty Tyrannosaurus rex?

Features: Select-a-scene navigation, record and share your own narration, tappable words and pictures.

Title: If I Ran the Horse Show (Dr. Seuss/Cat in the Hat)

Publisher: Oceanhouse Media

Release Date: Feb. 12, 2014

Price: $3.99

Background: Come along with the Cat in the Hat in this interactive book app as he takes Sally and Nick to the Super-Tremendous-Studependous Horse Show to teach them about all things horses.

Features: Interact with diagrams and glossary words, two ways to read, fun facts about 13 of the most popular horse breeds.