Auryn Offers App Free April 2nd In Honor of Hans Christian Andersen

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[] Los Angeles, California. - Auryn, Inc., the most award-winning digital publisher and creator of unprecedented children storybook apps for iPad and tablet devices, today celebrates beloved story book author, Hans Christian Andersen's birthday, with free downloads of the award-winning The Little Mermaid children's story ebook iPad app. Since its release in 2011 as the first ever underwater storybook ebook experience, the classic children's book has won several awards, including a Kirkus Review Star and a 2011 Parent's Choice Award.

Key features of the innovative ebook app include subtle ripples that will make children feel (and sound) like they're reading the story underwater, and interactive creatures and plant life that seamlessly guide readers from one page to the next.

"This is a nice way for us to honor such a celebrated and visionary author on his birthday," said Umesh Shukla, Founder and CCO of Auryn. "We hope many people can enjoy the interactivity in sounds and visuals that go beyond the existing book experience with this ebook app."

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 141 MB

Pricing and Availability:
The Little Mermaid is available in the iTunes App store as a free gift to all in celebration of Andersen's birthday on April 2nd. Auryn - The Little Mermaid 1.0.7 is normally $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.

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. For more on Auryn, visit their website and follow on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. 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.