-1StoryToys, a leading publisher of interactive books and games for children, today announced the release of its latest title, The Jungle Book, adapted from Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale of adventure. Mowgli’s story has been infused with StoryToys’ trademark 3D interactive pop-up technology, and is now available in the Apple App Store™, Google Play™ and Amazon™ for smartphone and tablet users.

StoryToys expands library to give classic fables a modern update

“StoryToys has had tremendous success with our Grimm’s Fairy Tales series, but of course we’re always striving to bring as wide a range of content to our audience as possible,” said Barry O’Neill, chief executive officer of StoryToys. “Now for the first time, we’re spreading our StoryToys magic beyond princesses, princes and witches, and giving modern updates to beloved fables by combining highly engaging interactive scenes and all the educational benefits of a classic book.”

The sights and sounds of the jungle come alive in this 3D interactive pop-up adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s much-loved story, enhanced by rich animation and engaging sound effects. The interactive scenes are carefully integrated into the fabric of the story, actively involving the reader in a tropical adventure with the ‘man-cub’ Mowgli as he learns to live in the wilderness with the help of his his faithful friends Baloo, Bagheera, and many more. Readers can search the jungle with animal friends to find baby Mowgli, help Mowgli knock fruit off trees into Baloo’s mouth, and even give elephants a cooling mud bath before washing them down with fresh water, amongst many other activities.

StoryToys’ “The Jungle Book” includes the following rich features:

  • Full 3D experience – it’s just like a real book

  • Eight interactive 3D pop-up scenes with simple tasks and games to perform

  • Wonderfully illustrated with beautiful, colorful imagery

  • Fully narrated in each language by professional actors

  • Read to Me, Read it Myself, and Autoplay modes

  • 29 beautifully presented pages of text

  • Featuring a beautiful musical score and plenty of amazing sound effects

 

Available from the App dStore and Google Play globally from May 16th, “The Jungle Book” is priced at $4.99 / €4.49 / £2.99 App Store and $4.99 / €3.99 / £2.99 on Google Play

For further details, review codes (for Apple App Store only), screenshots or info please contact press@storytoys.com.

Find out more:

YouTube: http://bit.ly/JB_yt

Web: http://bit.ly/JB_PP

App store: http://bit.ly/JB_it

Google Play: http://bit.ly/JB_gp

Press Pack: http://storytoys.com/the-jungle-book/presspack.zip

 

About StoryToys

Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, StoryToys creates and publishes highly innovative and entertaining software for children including interactive books and games. StoryToys is a registered trademark and trading name of StoryToys Entertainment Ltd. Apple, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc.,registered in the U.S. and other countries. Google Play and Android are trademarks of Google Inc.

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