The Gift: An Interactive Storybook


The Gift: An Interactive Storybook

"The Gift is an original tale with a great deal of heart.." - The iPhone Mom "I loved finding items in the Oomorels fur.." PadGadget "30 pages of animation, interactivity and marvellous oil-painting illustrations.." The Guardian "It’s impossible to convey in words the atmosphere, beauty, serenity and timelessness of this experience - you don’t read it, so much as immerse yourself in its totality.." Gill Robins, iPad App Reviews A heart-warming picture book app about all the things we might give to our children and the one thing they need most of all. Written by Jos Carlyle and illustrated by Dan Mynard, The Gift is an original story combining classic storytelling, animation and music with cutting-edge technology to create a unique reading experience. The Gift is universal for both iPad and iPhone. Special Features *A highly readable and age-appropriate story *Progress the story by triggering key interactive elements in turn *Listen to the story’s narration or choose to read it yourself *Beautiful original artwork, rendered in oil on canvas *Adjustable text size, background colours and options to hear narration again *Sophisticated animations on most pages *Dozens of delightful interactive surprises to explore *An evocative original soundtrack, complete with a specially written theme song *Ad-free *No in-app purchases necessary Telling the story of a baby girl, a young boy, and the wise and kindly Oomorels, The Gift weaves a captivating tale about all the things we might give to our children and the one thing they need most of all. It brings to life a magical world full of words and pictures, music and movement, laughter and love. Children can tap, tilt and swipe their way through dozens of interactive touch points in The Gift, from warm cosy wisps to feathers and snowflakes. With high production values that will encourage repeated re-reading, there are new interactive touch points to find every time children pick up this lovingly crafted picture book. The Gift also has a number of reading and narration options supporting a range of child literacy development levels. Things to try * Touch the screen to trigger dozens of different interactive features * Uncover the Oomorels from their underground home * Explore the weird and wonderful objects found in all seven Oomorels’ fur * Peer through an Oomorel magnifying glass and move it around the screen * Pick fruit and nuts from the trees * Catch raindrops under a rainbow * Help an Oomorel to lasso the stars * Pick out a tune on an Oomorel fiddle Privacy policy We respect your privacy at Persian Cat Press. We do not collect any data from our apps that would identify users, and we do not have links to social media, ads or in-app purchases within this app. However, we have included links that allow users to rate the app in the App Store/iTunes website and to email us via the Persian Cat Press website. Persian Cat Press is a committed and active member of Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families. Please get in touch via the contact page on our website if you have any other questions, comments or concerns with regard to your privacy. If you like The Gift, please let us know by writing a review below – it means a lot to us. If you have any technical issues with The Gift, please don't hesitate to email us at About Persian Cat Press Persian Cat Press is a publisher of interactive picture book, graphic novel and other iStory apps for iPad, iPhone and other touchscreen devices, based in Greater Manchester in the UK. For more information about Persian Cat Press, visit: Follow Persian Cat Press on Twitter: @persiancatpress Like Persian Cat Press on Facebook:

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