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Barefoot World Atlas

Barefoot World Atlas is a magical, interactive 3D globe that invites children to explore the regions and countries of the world, discovering hundreds of fascinating features and immersing themselves in the rich wonders of our planet. Geographer and BBC TV presenter Nick Crane is your guide as, with the swipe of a finger, you fly around a beautiful world created by artist David Dean. Barefoot World Atlas was selected by Apple in 2013 as one of the 10 best apps ever made, and has been downloaded over four million times.



Barefoot World Atlas has somehow captured the awe and scale of a world atlas book and exponentially improved upon it, using the iPhone and iPad as shoulders on which to stand.

An immersive app that immediately invites exploration.

The whole app is wonderful and though it’s obviously aimed at children, it will prove to be just as diverting for parents.

The bottom line... Barefoot World Atlas needs to be on every iPad that is used by children.

Barefoot World Atlas is one of the best exploration apps there is, with so much to explore in such an intuitive way.

This is a great educational app and is sure to keep kids amused and stimulated about geography and history.


Expand your world

In addition to the hundreds of features and locations currently in the app, the latest update to Barefoot World Atlas introduces a collection of wonderful expansion packs to entertain your children and widen their horizons. 

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pack-cities.png Great Cities
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pack-football2.png International Football
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pack-cutandcreate.png Cut and Create
pack-dinoplanet.png Dinosaur Planet
pack-www.png Wacky and Wonderful
pack-animalplanet.png Animal Planet

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The world at your fingertips

Glide over the hundreds of stunning, hand-painted drawings and animations that cover the globe, and listen to how the music changes as you travel from region to region.


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Immersive & intelligent

Young children will delight in playing with the 3D globe and exploring its features, while older children can delve deeper to discover a wealth of facts and insights including live data for every country from Wolfram|Alpha®.


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Test your knowledge

Barefoot World Atlas includes a variety of playful puzzles that allow children to test their knowledge of all the facts, figures and features in the app, in a variety of imaginative ways.



Beautiful 5

It is so beautiful and gorgeous. I am on it all the time.

Amazing app! 5

Really beautiful graphics and lovely soundtrack accompany an interactive and educational view of the globe. Far superior to an actual globe, I might add!

Absolutely stunning! 5

a stunning achievement – one the designers, illustrators and educationalists should be truly proud of. 10 out of 10. Highly recommended.

My Favourite App 5

You can see how much dedication was put into creating this app. It's beautifully designed, it contains a lot of interesting facts and great interface! My children love it

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