November 9, 2011 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Berkeley, California - The Snow Globes 3D! iPad activity book delivers fun for the whole family this holiday season. The interactive book app features gorgeously illustrated interactive snow globe scenes tied together through an open-ended holiday storyline. The book travels from New York City to a quiet winter forest, from a magic gingerbread house to Santa's North Pole. Readers can touch characters to watch them spring to life and tilt the iPad to make realistic physics-driven snowflakes swirl around the screen.
Newly updated by award-winning app developer See Here Studios LLC, the iPad activity book combines the warmth of shared family storytime with the surprising elements of a pop-up book and the unique virtual reality features of the iPad. The book can be viewed in either 2D or stereoscopic 3D for a truly immersive and captivating experience. According to an iPhoneMom.com review , "The app can be experienced in 3D (with glasses) or in 2D. Either way it's an amazing looking experience."
An iTunes User Review describes the iPad book: "This app brought magical laughter into my house from my children. They loved the interactive musical tree and how the screen would fill up with snow. Make sure and tilt the iPad to see the snow move just like it is inside a real snow globe! I am so glad that I bought this app for my children! They will enjoy it for many Christmas' to come."
Snow Globes 3D! Features:
* Professional animation, narration, music, interactivity and sound effects create a full-blown multimedia experience
* Visit New York City's giant Christmas tree, and make the tree light up
* Search for animals hidden in a snow-covered forest
* Meet a family made out of snow, including a pet snow cat
* Make a collection of festive birds twitter and sing
* Explore a beautifully decorated gingerbread house
* Visit Santa and his elves while they load a sleigh with presents
* Fly through the air with Santa and his reindeer, delivering presents along the way
Snow Globes 3D! Options:
* "Read to Me" or "Read Myself" modes
* Auto-play mode for automatic page turning
* Easily order 3D glasses from within the app
Creative Director Valerie Mih explains, "With Snow Globes 3D!, we strove to capture the imaginative feel of real snow globes. Miniature vignette have a magical quality that tie in perfectly with family time for the holidays. To keep the experience fresh, we plan to continually add new content and update the app every year."
Snow Globes 3D! is part of the Tickle Books(R) brand of interactive children's books from See Here Studios. It is a native iPad app, designed specifically for the iPad screen.
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 76.5 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Snow Globes 3D! 2.0 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.
See Here Studios is an independent publisher and creator of delightful interactive children's books, brand-named Tickle Books(R). With extensive backgrounds in children's book writing, illustration, animation, film, music and educational software, the Studio's mission is to create the highest quality digital book experiences for children. The company's over-arching goal is to nurture a lifelong love of reading and creativity. Copyright (C) 2011 See Here Studios LLC. 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.