June 15, 2011 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Berkeley, California - In celebration of Father's Day and Moms With Apps' App Friday promotion, See Here Studios has put their award-winning book app The Wrong Side of the Bed 3D! on sale from Friday June 17 to Sunday June 19 - for just $1.99 (USD), down from $2.99 (USD). In addition, they have placed their newest book app, The Three Pandas, on sale for the special price of only $0.99 (USD), reduced from the regular price of $3.99 (USD).
Acclaimed as a Top 10 Best Storybook App by Kirkus Reviews, iPhone Life and Babble, as well as CNET's "Five Amazing iPad e-books for kids," The Wrong Side of the Bed 3D! tells the tale of a little boy who wakes up on the wrong side of the bed - literally. His upside-down misadventures can be read in either 2D or eye-popping 3D (with the use of red/cyan 3D glasses). The book first debuted with the iPad launch on April 1, 2010, ranking in the Top 10 Paid Book apps list for several months. It has been continuously updated to add new features, including animated movies and interactive touch animations.
See Here Studios' newest interactive book app, The Three Pandas, transports the traditional Three Bears fable to the bamboo forest and the home of three panda bears. An inquisitive girl named Mei Mei finds the pandas' house and proceeds to sample their bamboo porridge. Kirkus Reviews states, "A modern take on 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears' features a charming style of animation and a lovable family of pandas." In an innovative partnership, ten percent of app proceeds are donated to nonprofit Pandas International to support panda conservation efforts.
Both book apps include the following features:
* Tickle the characters to trigger movement and sound effects
* Animated movies introduce richly illustrated story pages
* Professional narration, musical score and sound effects
* Options for Read to Me, Read Myself and Auto-play
* Universal app - download once and install on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
* The Wrong Side of the Bed includes options to read in either standard 2D or stereoscopic 3D
* The Three Pandas includes options to Record Your Own Voice, and to read the book in either English or Chinese
* Ideal for children ages 3-8
* iPhone 3GS or above, iPod touch 3G or above and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.1 or later
Pricing and Availability
The Wrong Side of the Bed 3D 3.1 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) June 17-19, regularly $2.99 (USD). The Three Pandas 1.2 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) June 17-19, regularly $3.99 (USD) both are available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.
See Here Studios combines world-class visuals with new storytelling technologies to create inspiring reading experiences for children. The company's Tickle Book(R) apps for iPad and iPhone aim to promote a life-long love of reading. Co-founder/Creative Director Wallace E. Keller has illustrated numerous children's books and educational textbooks for Rizzoli, Scholastic, McGraw-Hill and Houghton Mifflin. His editorial illustrations have appeared in The New York Time Book Review, Business Week, Ms. and Psychology Today. Co-founder/Creative Director Valerie Mih has worked professionally in the animation industry since 1996. Her film credits include Pixar's Toy Story II, A Bug's Life and Geri's Game. Copyright (C) 2011 See Here Studios. 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.