Australian Council for Educational Research

Where is Aaron? is an interactive storybook based on an episode of the Logie Award winning Little J & Big Cuz, the first animated kids show to feature Indigenous Australians and their culture.

The magical series follows two Aboriginal children who explore the world through the gaps in their back fence. The educational foundations are implicit rather than explicit – school is simply a part of life.

We were engaged by the Australian Council for Educational Research – a major project partner – to develop some innovative educator resources to support the series.

The project outcomes were the storybook (Where is Aaron?) and a suite of interactive numeracy and literacy games that integrate with episode themes and stories.

Designed as a literacy tool for children aged four to six, Where is Aaron? includes unique “swipe to read” and “touch to hear” functionality, and also allows children to record themselves reading the story.

What we did

  • Concept Development
  • Learning Design
  • Script Adaptation
  • Digital Development
  • Project Management

“Their innovative approach and ability to design fun games with underlying educational content was exemplary.”

– Lisa Norris, Senior Project Director, Australian Council for Educational Research