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I was provided one copy of the Ripley's Believe It or Not book at no charge in order to facilitate my review but all opinions expressed are my own.
When I was growing up, I was a huge fan of the Ripley's Believe It or Not TV show. I have always been a bit of a science geek and weirdly fascinated by the oddities portrayed on the show. A few years ago we visited the Ripley's Believe It or Not museum and the entire family had an incredibly good time. I have had the chance to review a few of the Ripley's Believe It or Not books over the last several years and every single one of them has managed to capture our attention for an incredibly long time. There is just so much information within these pages that there is no way you can read it all in one sitting. Ripley's Believe It or Not Dare to Look is the latest in the Ripley's series and it is just as amazing as all the others I have read.
Ripley's Believe It or Not
Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not
Publisher: Ripley Publishing (September 10, 2013)
Format/Length: Hardcover 256 pages
From the Publisher:
Dare to Look! is the 10th book in the bestselling Ripley's Believe It or Not! series. It offers up the world of weird in an all-new collection of unbelievable stories from across the globe. The new Ripley's Believe It or Not! app allows hidden content in the book to come alive. Jam-packed with a mind-boggling selection of incredible facts, crazy stories, jaw-dropping pictures, lists and interviews, this fantastic book also comes with bonus hidden content that's accessible using our Ripley's Believe It or Not! app. Step right into the world of Ripley's and see it come alive by scanning the special oddSCAN™ logos with a smartphone to reveal exclusive videos, images and more.
It is important to note that while this Ripley's Believe It or Not book is made BETTER with the free app, you certainly don't need to have the app in order to enjoy the book. The picture based table of contents makes the book easy to navigate, even for young kids who may not be reading yet. It is easy to see which sections should be scanned with your phone...just look for the Odd Scan logo. Open up the free Ripley's Believe It or Not app on your phone and download the book data...this takes only a few seconds. Then, just scan the pages that have the Odd Scan logo and watch the information come to life in video!
Ripley's Believe It or Not Dare To Look has sections for just about every oddity you can image. There are sections for food, animals, body art, art, transportation, medical oddities (my personal favorite) and so many more. If you are looking for a book to keep your kid busy for a while, this one is definitely it! We had a blast looking through the most recent addition to the Ripley's series and hope there are many more to come!
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Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician at Good Pill Pharmacy. She has two college aged kids, one husband and more pets than she will admit to. She earned her BS in Microbiology at the University of New Hampshire but left her career in science to become a stay at home mom. Years of playing with LEGO and coloring with crayons had her craving a more grown up purpose to her life and she began blogging and freelance writing full time. You can learn more about her HERE.