December 20, 2011 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Santa Barbara, California / Frankfurt, Germany - zuuka, via its publishing label iStoryTime, today announced that its No. 1 book apps Puss In Boots Movie Story Book, The Smurfs Movie Storybook and Mika's Adventure are now available on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch through Apple's iBookstore. Developed from the ground up in zuuka's in-house studio, titles such as Mika's Adventure and Five Little Pumpkins feature full interactivity with animations while all include sounds, highlighted text and professional narration.
In addition, zuuka now has several more of its best-selling storybooks available in the iBookstore, including Shrek Forever After, How to Train Your Dragon, Kung Fu Panda Holiday, Penguins of Madagascar - The Lost Treasure of the Golden Squirrel and Five Little Pumpkins, and Kung Fu Panda 2. Many more titles are also in the works and will be available shortly.
"It's very important to us that our fans know they have options as to where and how they choose to enjoy our best-selling iStoryTime digital children's books," said Graham Farrar, Founder of zuuka and its publishing label iStoryTime. "We believe we've come one step closer to this goal by offering our most beloved titles on Apple's iBookstore. With our in-house development team we're able to very efficiently deploy content to various platforms, this is another milestone in the realization of that strategy."
iStoryTime brings the joy of a kids' book to the convenience of the iPhone, iPad and iPod(R) touch, NOOK Color and Kindle Fire. iStoryTime books are illustrated and narrated, so children can enjoy the book even when parents are busy. Best of all, the storybooks are simple to use because they are designed for kids two-years and up.
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 4.3.3 or later
Pricing and Availability:
zuuka's children's storybooks available in the iBookstore range from $2.99 to $7.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and are available worldwide.
zuuka is the digital publisher of iTalk Smurf and iStoryTime - an interactive storytelling experience delivered to the convenience of your mobile device - which features a series of illustrated and narrated books created by parents for kids. iStoryTime books have been highlighted in the New York Times, LA Times, CBS Early Show, theiPhoneMom.com, CNET and is decorated with PTPA Media's Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal of Approval and the Children's Technology Review's Editor's Choice Award. With over 100 titles to choose from including favorites such as Kung Fu Panda, Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon, Peter Pan and Binky the Pink Elephant, iStoryTime books are an excellent tool for both educating and entertaining children ages two years and up. These storybooks can be enjoyed in several different modes ranging from automatic to manual, depending upon the development and preferences of the user. Copyright (C) 2011 zuuka. 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.