Auryn Releases Four New Storybook Apps for Fun-Filled Fall and Halloween

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[] Los Angeles, California - Auryn, Inc., the most award-winning digital publisher of children's storybook apps, celebrates the Fall season with the launch of four new apps for a fun-filled Autumn and Halloween including Tilly the Witch, You Can't Scare Me!, Bus to Booville, and Fall Changes.

The four apps include:

Tilly Witch ($0.99 USD, ages 4 to 7)
It's the day before Halloween and Tilly, the Queen of Halloween, no longer wants to be wicked; in fact, she wants to be nice to all of the children in the world. Quite a switch for a witch! This classic Don Freeman book, Tilly the Witch, is a journey of a witch who forgets how to be mean and returns to finishing school for witches to re-learn the trickery of the trade.Tilly Witch joins another beloved Don Freeman title, 'Hattie the Backstage Bat', in app form and is sure to round out any Halloween-themed app collection
Both are available on the iTunes App Store.

You Can't Scare Me! ($0.99, ages 2 to 4)
You Can't Scare Me!, by Wendy Wax, follows a little girl whose friends keep trying to scare her with their spooky Halloween costumes. Nothing scares her...until she catches a glimpse of herself in the mirror, all dressed up in the spookiest costume of all!
Available on the iTunes App Store.

Bus to Booville ($0.99, ages 2 to 4)
An eye-catching, captivating photo-collage of illustrations and rhyming text make this storybook app stand out and come to life. Based on the book by the same name, written and illustrated by Wendy Wax, Bus to Booville follows a bus driver gets spooked when he picks up ghosts, witches, and skeletons on Halloween night.
Available on the iTunes App Store.

Fall Changes ($0.99, ages 3 to 5)
This 20-page story app highlights the most important changes of the fall season in brief, simple words and beautiful seasonal photographs. This ebook app (and its counterpart Spring Changes, both of which are based on the books by the same name written and photographed by Ellen B. Senisi) depict seasonal differences in weather, plants, animals, and people in stunning photographs - presented in such a charming way, your child won't even realize how much they're learning!
Available on the iTunes App Store.

Key features of each new Auryn storybook app include:
* Personalization of picture, voice and text:
- Kids can become their own narrator or listen to their parents narrate the book
- Interactivity allows kids to personalize the sentence, create new action words and sharpen their vocabulary skills
* Image and word association vocabulary builder - when an image is touched the associated word is spoken and the written word displayed
* Karaoke effect - when a word is spoken during narration then the word is highlighted
* Touch a word to hear it being spoken

In addition, You Can't Scare Me! and Bus to Booville also include "spot the difference" and memory games.

Founded by Academy award-winning visual effects experts from Hollywood's top movie studios, Auryn Inc. is the most award-winning digital publisher of storybook and creative apps for the iPad, iPhone, Android and other tablet devices. Uniting leading technologists and creative artists, Auryn's patented technology enables the company to produce ground-breaking interactive content for the new emerging tablet medium. Recognized by the Producers Guild of America and Variety magazine as the Digital 25 top innovator in Emerging Media and winner of more app awards than any other digital publisher, Auryn is paving the way in digital publishing and fast-becoming the leader in children's storybook apps. Copyright (C) 2012 Auryn Inc. 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.


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