I am an apple ade and teacher trainer based in Northern Ireland and we push Book Creator with nearly all the schools we work with.
We have found that the biggest drawback to Book Creator is the text editing tool. In general the app is fantastic, simple and allows both teachers and students to engage creatively with technology without losing the learning....but with young children the text editor is just too simple.
First thing i'd say is that the first line of text is too close to the 'Done/Cancel' button and when kids are struggling to get to grips with the logistics of type and iPad interaction, it is very easy for them to hit this button and lose their work. The text editor needs to be a little more attractive and I would also suggest a slider to allow you to make the 'VIEW' of the text easier to interact with.....even if this does not relate to the text size in the actual ebook.
Hope you see these as practical suggestions as opposed to criticism as I am a big fan! Oh, maybe an image gallery would be a nice feature!
Daniel O Reilly
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