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Fresh Android Apps for Dec. 13: How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Rankings!

by Caitlin M. Foyt

Today's Fresh Android apps features a new spin on a classic holiday children’s story and a “top five” app that’s sure to spark up some conversations at the bar.

How The Grinch Stole Christmas (Android) $3.99

The timeless classic story of the holiday-hating green hermit who attempts to destroy Christmas is now available on the Android platform. Just in time for the holiday season, Dr. Suess’ book How The Grinch Stole Christmas can be found in the marketplace as an e-Book and interactive story designed to engage young children. Users can choose between the option of reading the books traditionally or having the books read aloud. The story is set to background music and when you touch the screen, the program will zoom-in on text and animate pictures. Another Dr. Suess’ favorite The Cat In The Hat is also available for Android, also for $3.99.

Rankings! (Android) $0.99

There are people in this world who compile "top five" lists for every conceivable occasion: Top five favorite films, TV shows, books or albums, the most ideal super powers to have in real life, dream jobs or favorite meals, for instance. If you were out at the bar or on a date and were asked to rattle off your favorites, would you be able to name them all, in order, without pausing to back track and change your mind? Rankings! is an app that allows you to set up list categories and then add your favorites as you think of them.