Since the release of bookabi’s free version downloads have increased by over 250%. Bookabi, created by Tamajii, has been featured as in the top ten of Top Educational Apps and as one of the Great Canadian Apps. Bookabi is free until the end of April and available worldwide through the App Store in the Education category. In the near future, users will be able to download additional backgrounds, characters and even share their stories with other bookabi users.
“Children are natural storytellers,” explains Laurent Domenech, CEO of Tamajii and father of two, “Over 20% of preschool children can play an app on a smartphone, we wanted to create something that would make it easier for them to share what’s in their imagination” Children are also able to share the stories they create in bookabi with friends and family with plans to include an audio feature in the next release that would allow a children or parents to record themselves reading the story.
“Bookabi has been a phenomenal hit among parents,” said Pascal Vantreponte, Co-founder “We are very proud of bookabi and look forward to adding more in app packs, backgrounds and characters for our users.”
bookabi features include:
- 2D and 3D characters that you can pose, rotate and move
- Easy-to-add text, speech bubbles, new pages and more
- Pre-loaded backgrounds, objects and stickers
- In-App store with additional content
- Use your own photos to become part of the story
- Save and share your story with the whole family
Bookabi is rated 4+ and is compatible with iPads running iOS 4.3 or later.