Robot Whimsy is an interactive storytelling app. A classic picture book experience for you to enjoy with your child, enriched with unique, interactive, multimedia elements. Read it just like a traditional picture book, or have it read itself to your child. Every page comes alive with beautiful animation and interactive elements.
Robot Whimsy tells the story of a boy who discovers that all kinds of robots are mysteriously appearing in the beautiful valley where he lives. They all work together, crushing and lifting and bashing and welding - gradually replacing the grass, trees and rocks with some kind of gigantic machine. But for what purpose? Each robot is designed for a specific role, clearly meant to be a part of the mechanical construction team. All except for one. An odd little robot by the name of Whimsy.
Follow our hero, Benjamin Gibbon, on a whimsical journey that takes him far from the warm summer meadows of his home, to a mysterious mechanical landscape which reaches high up into cold dark space. Along with his friend the robot Whimsy, he discovers that while not everybody's role in the world is immediately clear, you can still make a difference just being who you are and doing what you are good at.
Written exclusively for this digital ebook format, Robot Whimsy spans 26 beautifully animated pages, filled with fun interactive storytelling elements. An entirely original heartwarming story about friendship, accepting each other's differences, the joy of playful adventure and the importance of just being yourself. A fun filled experience which will help to grow your child's vocabulary as well as their imagination.
With its original soundtrack, enchanting animation and fun intuitive interactive elements, Robot Whimsy has been commended by educational professionals dealing with special educational needs (SEN) children for the unique way in which it engages readers, by simultaneously appealing to a range of senses.
The "Read to Me" feature allows younger children to enjoy the adventure alone, and the new text highlighting system helps emerging readers to follow along. Audio and visual and cues prompt when interaction is needed or it is time to turn the page. The whole user experience is tailored to joyfull frustration free storytelling.
But as with all good picture books, Robot Whimsy is best enjoyed by an adult and child reading together. Sound and music can be disabled for quieter times, such as bedtime, and the "Choose a Page" feature allows you to jump into your favourite moment at any time.
The Robot Whimsy features:
An all original story written exclusively for this digital format.
A unique graphical style blending traditional picture book illustration with modern computer generated techniques.
Beautiful film-like full screen animation on every page.
A huge cast of entertaining robotic characters, each suited to a specific purpose, with their own unique traits.
An original musical score which develops as the story progresses, bringing the whole whimsical adventure to life.
A simple, elegant, frustration free ebook storytelling experience.
Seamless interaction with the story using multi-touch gestures.
Intuitive animated "teases" to let you know exactly how to interact with each element.
The sparkling “charm” animation provides an audio/visual cue to let you know when an interaction has been triggered.
Crisp clear text rendering looks beautiful and readable on any screen.
The new “highlight as you read” system enhances the storytelling experience and makes it easy for emerging readers to follow along.
Professionally recorded voice-over, for when you are unable to read with you child.
A single simple menu page provides access to access all of this storytelling app's features.