Wanderful, Inc. has been awarded the prestigious Editor's Choice Award for from Children's Technology Review for its interactive storybook, Harry and the Haunted House. "Harry" is the fourth title originally published by Living Books to be enhanced and updated for iOS devices by Wanderful.
Children's Technology Review honored Harry and the Haunted House in its October 2012 issue. Reviews measure ease of use for children, educational value, entertainment value, design features and overall product value. The interactive story tells the tale of Harry and his friends searching for their lost baseball in the "haunted" house across the field, overcoming their overactive imaginations in the process.
Children's Technology Review highlighted how "each room of the house is full of animated surprises that are designed to support the story" and how parts of the story are "told during the page turn transitions." These are hallmarks of Wanderful and Living Books design, creating deeper engagement and exploration with the entire story. As Children's Technology Review said "There's no doubt that the Living Books still have their magic."
"We are thrilled that Wanderful has been honored with the Children's Technology Review Editor's Choice Award" said Mark Schlichting, Chief Creative Officer at Wanderful and author of Harry and the Haunted House. "And we're excited that CTR is recommending Wanderful's Tortoise and the Hare app as well."
Harry and the Haunted House 1.0 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.