By Moving Tales inc
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***iPad App of the week***
***Awarded Kirkus Star***...Kirkus Reviews
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"Once upon a time there came along an app that changed the world of storytelling..." Canadian Family
Also available for the iPhone and iPod Touch with identical functionality, “The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross” is a 3D animated interactive storytelling app featuring film-calibre, sophisticated 3D animated illustrations and text, original music, professional voiceover in English and Spanish, and evocative filmic sound effects.
The story, inspired by the age-old tale of a man who becomes rich through a dream, describes the journey of a poor pedlar woman who, guided by the shifting line between the real and the unreal, discovers a surprising and wonderful treasure.
The app, the first in Moving Tales’ “Classic World Tales” series, is a state-of-the-art digital ‘mash-up’ of methods from the worlds of ebook publishing, graphic novels, film and interactive media.
“The Pedlar Lady” also features randomly selected alternate views, sound effects and extras, so that no two viewings are alike. It offers sophisticated and dynamic typography, poetic language, and a Spanish option that allows viewers to listen to and see the story in Spanish and English, and even alternate between the two as the story is being experienced.
With “The Pedlar Lady”, Moving Tales establishes a truly original and engaging new world of storytelling.
Pedlar Lady Features
- sophisticated 3D animation on every page of the book
- original music, voice over and sound effects
- animate the text using the iPad’s accelerometer
- coverflow-like navigation
- page swipe or tap for page turning
- auto page turning option
- sound effects only sound option
- option to record your own voice to be played back with sound effects and music
- compelling narrative
- randomly selected alternate views and extras to ensure no two viewings alike
- randomly selected sound effects
- sophisticated and dynamic typographic layout
- evocative poetic language
- Spanish and French option - choose to hear and display the story in Spanish & French as well as English
See the trailer here:
"This is by far the best story telling app on the market. Simply delicious... You really have to experience it to fully get it...." BestiPadHacks.com
"This is just amazing... If these folks can keep up this quality in future books, not only do they have a customer for life in me, but I also predict that this company will become the Pixar of animated e-books." Blogger Eolake, Lancashire, United Kingdom
"I don’t have an iPad and wasn’t in a hurry to get one, but after looking at your video, I simply need an iPad just so I can get your App!! I love where it can take stories for children and its just stunning to look at. I’m also a huge fan of Alan Clarkes character designs. Well done!" Cathal Gaffney, Co-founder/ CEO of Brown Bag Films – Two-time Academy Award nominated studio
What's New in Version 1.4
- iOS 6 compatibility improvements
- stability improvements
Wish supported iPad 1
Purchased this in the early days for my kids. Yes, now I have an iPad mini and an iPad 3 for my wife and myself, but we kept the iPad 1 for the kids.
I imagine there are a ton of people in this situation, wish they would restore iPad 1 / iOS 5 support for the kids.
If they did, I will re-rate 5 stars. Not going to give the 1 star like some others, it's a great app, and still works, just wish we could get the updates.
iPad 2 works fine
I have an iPad 2 and the app works fine. OK, a few very minor bugs that don't impair the otherwise wise story and beautiful presentation. I highly recommend it. Young children might be challenged by the vocabulary but that's better than "See Dick run. Run, Dick, run." Besides, you'll be there to help.
One of the best books for the ipad! For nearly 2 years my son has been reading this book over and over.
- Category: Books
- Updated: Oct 29, 2012
- Version: 1.4
- Size: 233 MB
- Languages: English, French, Spanish
- Seller: Moving Tales inc
- © Moving Tales Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.