Storypanda Books Comes Out of Beta to Help Kids Create Their Own Stories

Storypanda Books - Read, Create and Share Kids Stories: Available for iPad on the App Store http://get.storypanda.comStorypanda Books app is an Ipad story platform that brings families together by enabling them to read create & share kids stories. **Top 10 Educational Product to Pay for, alongside LeapPad and Rosetta Stone - Mashable Turn bedtime reading into a highly creative, family experience all from one innovative app. Teachers and parents love how Storypanda challenges a child's story telling ability. Read ✓ Stocked bookshelf of highly interactive children stories for reading ✓ Discover new kids authors with a unique writing and art style ✓ Multiple paths in the same book provide multiple reading experiences Create ✓ From the books your child reads, together create a new story ✓ Tap, drag, and swipe to change characters, backgrounds, text and more ✓ Experience the glee on your child as they place themselves into the story Share ✓ Easily share your parent - child creation with other family all around the world ✓ Give your children their own mini-book club of little readers and writers ✓ Private and secure social network ensures a safe children's experience — by storypandatv on September 24, 2012 to Education (104 seconds)

Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Storypanda's first iOS app, Storypanda Books, is now out of beta and ready to help kids read, create and share their very own interactive stories. The Silicon Valley backed startup is innovating in the kids market by focussing on helping kids become content creators not just consumers. Reading interactive stories on Storypanda Books helps stimulate creativity and social play together as a family.

In its first month of beta, Storypanda Books helped over 2000 kids and parents create over 10,000 stories. With new social sharing features parents can now post their kid's creation on their social channels and to the web so even family members and friends who don't have an iPad can still enjoy the little author's creation. The top publishers are taking notice and now signing up their authors to release their titles through Storypanda for an added interactive element to classic stories we've all come to know and love. The high quality content, added creative elements and social sharing became key for publishers looking to innovative in digital. For parents, Storypanda's offering becomes a great answer to the question of how technology can help kids as they begin to read and learn about the world around themselves.

This unique approach to publishing comes from the minds of James Chutter and Pavel Bains, two interactive media veterans who saw a way to bring their experience in gaming and entertainment to help a lagging publishing industry. "When we had kids we saw that they expected all content to be interactive. They wanted to create with their stories not just sit there and be entertained," says Storypanda's CEO Bains.

"We spent our careers trying to come up with hit content when we worked for Disney, MTV and ABC, but now we focus on creating technology tools for kids to create with proven hit content from the biggest publishers in the world," adds Chutter, Storypanda's Chief Creative Officer.

Storypanda is funded by Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups and a slew of angel investors with previous digital media successes from SAY Media, Adobe, and WPP.

With new stories being added to the Storypanda Books every couple of weeks kids and parents will always have a new book to read, create and share together. Storypanda Books can be downloaded from iTunes or by going to http://get.storypanda.com.

About Storypanda Storypanda is a kids interactive media company that creates digital tools to turn kids from content consumers into content creators. The team comes from an extensive background in video game development and digital media; having worked for companies like Nintendo, Disney, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Activision and more. http://www.storypanda.com

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Pavel Bains