I just made a “book talk” on The Trouble with Chickens by Doreen Cronin (for my Children’s Literature course that I am taking this summer) using Voki and Xtranormal, which are two popular platforms for creating talking avatars.
I’m quite proud! Here are the results:
The short, abridged version on www.voki.com (about 38 seconds):
The other was created on www.xtranormal.com (about 1 minute, 15 seconds):
P.S. Xtranormal’s servers were down from last night until 7pm today… while it was a fun platform to use, I was really frustrated I couldn’t finish and post the project last night when I had the time! Don’t know if it’s a chronic problem with the website, but it’s something you should consider.