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Publishers of iStoryTime Receives $2m Series A Investment

Aug 09, 2011 - iStoryTime, the largest library of mobile children's book Apps, today announces a $2 million Series A investment. The investment allows the company to quickly expand their domestic and international library of 100 plus books in 80 countries. The investment allows the company to expand distribution of the content to additional mobile platforms. The investment finalizes the merger between Santa Barbara-based FrogDogMedia and Germany's zuuka GmbH which have combined under the zuuka Group name.


The Smurfs Movie Storybook - Now Available from iStoryTime for iOS

Jul 27, 2011 - iStoryTime today introduces The Smurfs Movie Storybook 1.0, their new children's storybook app for iOS devices. The Smurfs storybook follows the magical little creatures Papa Smurf, Grouchy, Brainy, Clumsy, Gutsy, and Smurfette on their exciting and unimaginable journey to a faraway land called New York City. Following the original movie storyline, it gives fans a Smurfy sneak peek of exclusive images and voiceovers from the film prior to its U.S. debut on July 29, 2011.


iStoryTime Unleashes Transformers Dark of the Moon Mix and Match App

Jun 28, 2011 - iStoryTime today launched the Transformers Dark of the Moon Mix & Match storybook available immediately on Apple's iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Fans can use their imaginations to create over 200 different reading adventures between the Heroic Autobots and Evil Decepticons before the premiere of the theatrical film directed by Michael Bay, which will release on June 29, 2011.


iStoryTime's Latest Apps put Fun Twist on Learning ABCs

Jun 15, 2011 - iStoryTime, the largest library of mobile children's book applications, today launched the Zany ABC Flip Flap - Children's Book and Snugly ABC Flip Flap - Children's Book apps from the well known Esslinger publishing house that put an entertaining twist on helping children learn their ABCs and expand their vocabulary. Available for iPhone and iPad, the educational apps make learning fun with such mix and match possibilities as Knobbly Wobbly Worm and Kissable Hyperactive Tiger.


iStoryTime's Kung Fu Panda 2 Storybook Hits Top 10 for iPad and iPhone

May 24, 2011 - zuuka, the world's largest publisher of mobile children's book applications, has launched the Kung Fu Panda 2 Storybook for iPhone and iPad via its publishing label iStoryTime. Following the original plot of Kung Fu Panda 2, the movie storybook also contains a bonus feature entitled Create-A-Scene which is a digital sticker book with your favorite characters from Kung Fu Panda 2. The app is the only way to get a sneak peek of images and audio from the film before its debut on May 26, 2011.


iStoryTime Offers Three Free TOON Books on iPhone and iPad

May 20, 2011 - zuuka, the world's largest publisher of mobile children's book applications through its iStoryTime label, announced that the TOON Books are now available as a free download for iPhone and iPad. Available in the Education category, TOON Books are the first high-quality comics designed for children ages four and up and include Silly Lilly and the Four Seasons, Jack and the Box and Little Mouse Gets Ready.


iStoryTime Launches Kung Fu Panda 2 Storybook for iPhone and iPad

May 18, 2011 - zuuka, the world's largest publisher of mobile children's book applications, launched the Kung Fu Panda 2 storybook for iPhone and iPad via its publishing label iStoryTime. Following the original plot of Kung Fu Panda 2, the movie storybook also contains a bonus feature entitled Create-A-Scene which is a digital sticker book with your favorite characters from Kung Fu Panda 2. The app is the only way to get a sneak peek of images and audio from the film before its debut on May 26, 2011.


iStoryTime's The Penguins of Madagascar: Read & Play App Receives Award

Apr 26, 2011 - zuuka and its successful publishing platform iStoryTime, has been presented with the Editor's Choice Award for its app The Penguins of Madagascar: Read & Play available on iPad and iPad 2. Announced earlier last week by Children's Technology Review, the award is for the highest quality children's products in the interactive media category. Furthermore, it was recognized for being a "no fail" product, worthy of its cost, and its ability to keep children engaged for days at a time.


iStoryTime Launches The Penguins of Madagascar Storybook App

Mar 09, 2011 - iStoryTime, a library of narrated children's books for digital devices, today announced the launch of its latest addition to the company's vast app catalogue, The Penguins of Madagascar; The Lost Treasure of the Golden Squirrel for iPhone/iPad. iStoryTime brings the adventurous penguins from Madagascar to the convenience of the iPad in this entertaining kid's book application based on the hit show.