* Interactive Picturebook with original story * Articles about oceanology * Whale-Watching Film
In an east-coast harbor, a summertime story about a Sperm-Whale and a little girl.
This app is designed for children to read with parents or by themselves. Let’s get into “Up and Down”, say hi to Sperm-Whale, and explore the world from land to sea.
** About the story **
There is a girl living by the seaside on the 3rd floor, who met a Sperm-Whale lives on the 3rd floor, downstairs in the sea.
And it is the beginning of whole amazing “Up and Down” adventure!
Limi is the daughter of a marine ecology scholar. She grew up in a small harbor. This summer, she boarded on a research boat with her mom. At night, Limi heard some strange sounds from the sea. She followed the voice, and found there’s a huge shadow slid beneath the boat. Suddenly, a giant bubble erupted from the water, “BOMPSSSS!” Limi bumped into a huge Sperm-Whale!
** APP Features **
Interactive original picturebook: 30 pages with interesting interactive design and original music, making the story fun and vivid, so just enjoy e-reading and explore the amazing ocean world.
Articles about Oceanology: Four articles about ocean knowledge with pictures and photos, including “On which floor does the Sperm-Whale live?” “The scariest thing in the ocean: Ghost Net”, “What do Cetacean researchers do?”, and “Let’s go Whale-Watching in Taiwan.” Let readers understand all background about “Up and Down.”
Whale-Watching Film: Watch the Live Film to visit Stone Harbor, which is actually a small harbor named ShiTi in Hualien, Taiwan. Imagine you swimming with whales and dolphins in this beautiful sea. Can you find out where the Sperm-Whale is?
* WINKIDS studio * Cultural ecology * Expert Audited
“Up and Down” is created by WINKIDS studio from Taiwan. All story, illustrations, music and film are original. With the help from oceanologists, we combine professional ocean knowledge into the story.
Through the interesting interactive design, we wish to inspire children’s imagination of the ocean and to introduce some basic concepts of cultural ecology. When reading, we can see that the residences in the ocean and on the land are all sharing the beautiful ocean together.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.