News & Trends: App Watch
Application: The Little Mermaid
Produced By: Auryn Inc.
Description/Features: Billed as "the first-ever underwater storybook experience," The Little Mermaid iPad app features the classic children's book by Hans Christian Andersen with illustrations by Lisbeth Zwerger. To help simulate the experience of reading underwater, the app includes sounds and visuals such as interactive water ripples and splashes, and interactive fish that guide children from page to page.