The Very Hungry CaterpillarTM – Shapes and Colors

The first in a series of innovative educational apps featuring Eric Carle’s much-loved character, The Very Hungry CaterpillarTM, this magical learning adventure introduces preschoolers to shapes and colors.

You’ll love seeing your kids develop their reasoning skills – they’ll love solving puzzles, exploring a beautiful 3D playground and having fun with The Very Hungry CaterpillarTM.

When puzzles are completed, there are delightful and surprising interactions: watch as The Very Hungry CaterpillarTM floats away with a balloon, flowers magically grow, mechanical toys whirr into action, and hidden doorways open up for the Very Hungry Caterpillar to crawl into!

Prepare to be amazed: your toddlers are a lot smarter than you might imagine!

The Very Hungry CaterpillarTM – Shapes and Colors


Over 50 puzzles in six categories increase with difficulty to keep kids engaged and excited. They’ll learn how to:

  • Recognise basic and advanced shapes
  • Sort and match shapes with similar colors
  • Compare light and dark shades
  • Identify patterns and sequences
  • Order shapes by size
  • Combine shapes to complete pictures


  • Developed in line with the US Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework
  • Encourages logical thinking and math skills through comparing, sorting, identifying sizes and patterns
  • Tapping and dragging strengthens fine motor skills
  • Kids interact with a wide range of colors and shapes

The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ – Shapes & Colors is part of the StoryToys Jr. line. Designed for preschoolers, the app is a follow-up to the global bestseller My Very Hungry Caterpillar™:

* Winner of the 2015 Bologna Ragazzi Digital Award *
* The #1 Kids app in over 30 countries *
* Children’s Technology Review, Top 10 Essential Apps for a Child’s First iPad *
* Tech With Kids Best Pick App Award *

The Very Hungry CaterpillarTM – Shapes and Colors