May 04, 2016 - Wasabi Productions today releases One Giggly Gorilla 1.0.3 the sequel to its highly acclaimed Ten Giggly Gorillas for iOS. This delightful, child-safe app lets kids help one, then two, three, four & more gorillas get to the bananas at the top of the tree. The fun is in catapulting each gorilla up to the branch above. And the learning is in listening to and learning to follow the instructions in the narration, recognizing colors & numbers and using simple logic to help the gorillas on their way.
Sep 23, 2014 - App developer, Wasabi Productions today introduces Make A Song by Gorilla Band 2 for iOS, the much-anticipated sequel to Gorilla Band, which reached #1 in Australia, #5 in the UK and #11 in the USA for storybook apps, a QED seal of approval from the Digital Book World Awards, 2014 and recognition by Apple as a New and Noteworthy app. This new app showcases an immersive, 3D jungle-world where a cast of young gorillas learn to appreciate the sounds and rhythms of nature.
Aug 18, 2013 - App developer Wasabi Productions today announces the launch of a new breed of storybook app powered by Unity3D, which is more commonly a game development ecosystem. It's a high-tech approach for Gorilla Band, delivering an interactive storytelling experience in a completely three-dimensional world that continues to push the needle on the future of digital publishing. Page turns are reimagined into camera pans complete with sweeping changes in perspective as the reader is moved through the book.
Aug 16, 2013 - App developer Wasabi Productions is proud to announce the launch of new storybook, Gorilla Band, and its support for American not-for-profit VH1 Save the Music Foundation. Ten percent of proceeds from app sales will go to benefit the charity's work in restoring instrumental music education programs in America's public schools, and raising awareness about the importance of music as part of each child's complete education. Music is widely regarded as an important part of a well-rounded education.
Aug 15, 2013 - App developer Wasabi Productions announces the launch of the musical tale Gorilla Band, an interactive storybook that is set to dazzle and delight pre-K through 2nd grade classrooms this back to school season. It goes live this Thursday, 15th August complete with Common Core Standards aligned reading strategies to help teachers and students get the most out of the app. Written in rhyme and packed with music, Gorilla Band helps with the development of phonological awareness and other skills.
Aug 14, 2013 - When parents and teachers think of apps for kids, games and digital toys rather than book apps tend to be top of mind. Stories you can touch are still a whole new world and aren't easy to locate in the app store. Wasabi Productions are intent on not letting this get in the way of people downloading Gorilla Band, their fifth and most interactive storybook app yet - available on Thursday 15th August. 10% of proceeds from app sales go to VH1 Save the Music Foundation.
Aug 09, 2013 - An exciting part of creating interactive book apps is re-imagining how children experience stories. Everything from how pages are turned to even whether 'pages' are needed, the evolution of stories on new platforms demands fresh thinking. The possibilities are immense for publishers who are pioneering this industry, yet some of the most exciting features can also be a book app's downfall. Wasabi announces 'Delay Interactions' saves book apps from being dismissed for affecting comprehension.
Aug 07, 2013 - App developer Wasabi Productions is proud to be accepted into the Moms with Apps list of approved developers who are taking children's privacy seriously and communicating with parents about how their apps use data. Know What's Inside is designed to help family-friendly developers comply with the FTC'S updated Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) that went live on July 1st 2013 regarding online and app content aimed at children under 13.