iStoryTime’s Barney’s Storybook Treasury Launches Today
Company I love, iStoryTime, alongside HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading providers of quality children’s entertainment, have released a brand new app called Barney®’s Storybook Treasury today. This first ever animated Barney book app available for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch stars the big purple T-Rex and features three of Barney’s favorite stories for young readers. Barney’s Storybook Treasury guides children through Tee-riffic adventures and introduces young children to reading.
Barney’s Storybook Treasury offers kids and parents three modes of reading — Auto Play, Read By Myself, and Read To Me. Each book also features highlighted text, read aloud narration and fun animations and sounds on every page.
In honor of the release, for a limited time only, parents and users can download the Barney title, What Can It Be?, for free to enable the little ones to use their imaginations to discover clues and solve a mystery.
The new storybook app also include 2 additional titles available as an in-app purchase. In Baby Bop’s ABC Book, children can practice the alphabet, while in Barney Says, “Please and Thank You,” children learn good manners.
Natasha Fishman, Senior Director, Digital Media & Marketing, HIT Entertainment commented on the new release saying,
“For nearly 25 years, parents have relied on Barney to teach their children the fundamentals of being a good kid. Now, for the first time ever, Barney’s life lessons that are conveyed on TV and in books have been brought to life in this colorful and interactive app. We’re excited to collaborate with iStoryTime to bring Barney storybooks to mobile platforms.”
Woody Sears, Founder, zuuka echoed her statements stating,
“We are extremely excited to develop the first-ever Barney storybook app and believe kids with thoroughly enjoy reading along and interacting with the colorful and educationally fun adventures.”
Barney’s Storybook Treasury is available now on the App Store and includes the first book, What Can It Be? for free for a limited time only. Additional books are available via in-app purchase for $0.99 (US) / £0.69 (UK) each on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore.