for Press Here by Hervé Tullet
A single, vivid yellow painted dot sits perfectly centered on a bright white page. The accompanying text reads, “Press here and turn the page.” Press and turn and now there are two yellow dots. Follow the directions and press the yellow dot again. Voila!—there are now three dots. “Rub the dot on the left gently.” Wow! It turned red! This delightful low-tech, tongue-in cheek twist on interactive gaming makes for an elegant picture book. Dots multiply, change color (yellow, red, blue), rearrange, and get bigger and smaller, all as a result of the reader or listener following the narrative instructions to press, rub, tap, or blow on the dots; clap their hands; and even shake the book. It’s hilarious. And irresistible. Toddlers and children will love its playfulness; teens will love its playfulness too, and also its invitation to consider the place of the book in our high-tech world. (All ages)
CCBC Choices 2012. © Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2012. Used with permission.
Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to press the dots, shake the pages, tilt the book, and who knows what will happen next! Children and adults alike will giggle with delight as the dots multiply, change direction, and grow in size! Especially remarkable because the adventure occurs on the flat surface of the simple, printed page, this unique picture book about the power of imagination and interactivity will provide read-aloud fun for all ages!
Publisher description retrieved from Google Books.