November 10, 2010 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Los Angeles, California - Your four favorite penguins have just leaped out of the New York Zoo and straight on to the iPad in an action packed app that's sure to entertain kids of all ages! Based on the wildly popular and award-winning TV series from Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation, The Penguins of Madagascar: Read & Play app brings the unsung heroes of the zoo, Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private straight into your home.
The Penguins of Madagascar: Read & Play is now available for iPad. The loveable and hilarious penguins come to life in their first Read & Play app, available in the app store for $6.99. The iPad app is packed with two Storybooks, a Joke book, and interactive activities such as Create a Scene (digital sticker book), Kaleidoscope (using the Penguins' binoculars), Spot the Difference, Mazes, and Coloring Board with nine coloring pages and much more.
Developed by iStoryTime; The Penguins of Madagascar: Read & Play is perfectly created to entertain and educate children as well as keep them occupied while on-the-go. iStoryTime books are illustrated and narrated so your child can enjoy the book even when you're busy. The intuitive app also lets you record voice over narrations and have it played back at any time, developing your child's creativity as well as reading and phonics skills.
Notable Features Include:
* Includes character Audio and Video from The Penguins of Madagascar
* Create a Scene: Digital sticker book
* Spot the Difference
* Coloring Board
* Automatic navigation option and narration for storybooks make it incredibly simple to use
* Highlighted text helps beginning readers make associations between the words they hear and see
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 131 MB
Pricing and Availability:
The Penguins of Madagascar: Read & Play 1.0 is $6.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.
iStoryTime is part of FrogDogMedia, LLC. The company was founded in 2009 by two fathers and an uncle who love to have fun with their families. Driven by a passion to make children's books more accessible and entertaining, iStoryTime is the pioneer of children's book apps for the iPhone. The new publishing platform provides parents with a library of compelling children's books available anytime, anywhere. Copyright (C) 2010 FrogDogMedia, LLC. All Rights Reserved. (C) 2010 Viacom International Inc. Nickelodeon and all related logos are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. Based on the feature film "Madagascar", (C) 2005 DreamWorks Animation LLC. Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of DreamWorks Animation L.L.C. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.