Need something to occupy the kids for a while? Check out Dork. He’s a big green ogre who tells knock-knock jokes (with your help, of course), sings little ditties, recites poems, giggles if you tickle him, and even does back-flips. It’s a freebie (although you can upgrade him for $.99) and works on both iPhone and iPad. Tap the mic button and he’ll repeat what you say in a funny voice. Tap his chest to change his voice. I will admit that I had second thoughts about recommending this one when he started “There once was a lad from Nantucket,” but I changed my mind when he cleaned up the ending. Of course, warped being that I am, I giggled like a 13 year old. Anyway, check it out. It may teach your youngsters some very corny knock-knock jokes, but it should give some laughs, too.
As the countdown to Christmas continues, I present another installment of the MacGroup 5: