iStoryTime’s Turbo Movie Storybook Races to No. 1 Top Paid Book App

By on Jul 26, 2013 at 5:20 am

Santa Barbara, California – Award winning children’s publisher iStoryTime today is pleased to announce that its Turbo Movie Storybook Deluxe app, based on DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo, is currently the top book on iPad in the U.S. as well as 16 other countries, including Australia, Canada and United Kingdom. The storybook also hit the top five for iPhone books in nine countries, including the U.S., Canada and Ireland and is featured in “What’s Hot” in the Apple App Store.

iStoryTime’s Turbo Movie Storybook Deluxe lets fans ride along with Turbo as he journeys from garden snail to Indy 500 champ. It’s based on the high-velocity 3D comedy about an ordinary snail who revs into overdrive when he miraculously attains the power of super-speed, Turbo has big dreams of becoming a race car driver like his hero, Guy Gagne.

“Turbo is a fantastic character and his story of courage and triumph is great for kids. We’re extremely excited to have the top children’s book app on the App Store,” said Woody Sears, Founder of zuuka.

The storybook features Auto Play, Read To Me, and Read To Myself narration options with highlighted text, as well as animations and genuine character audio from the film. In addition, the storybook features a Turbo-ize activity, which allows the reader to customize Turbo’s shell and watch videos from the film.

Pricing and Availability:
iStoryTime’s Turbo Movie Storybook Deluxe is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.

About Turbo
TURBO is a high-velocity 3D comedy about a snail who dares to dream big – and fast. After a freak accident infuses him with the power of super-speed, Turbo kicks into overdrive and embarks on an extraordinary journey to achieve the seemingly impossible: competing in the world’s fastest race, the Indianapolis 500. With the help of his tricked-out streetwise snail crew, this ultimate underdog puts his heart and shell on the line to prove that no dream is too big, and no dreamer too small.

DreamWorks Turbo (C) 2013 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S and iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd, 4th and 5th gen) and iPad
* Requires iOS 5.1 or later
* This app is optimized for iPhone 5
* 451 MB

Pricing and Availability:
iStoryTime – Turbo Movie Storybook Deluxe 1.0 is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.

iStoryTime – Turbo Movie Storybook Deluxe 1.0
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zuuka publishes zuuka Comics, iTalk and iStoryTime – an interactive storytelling experience delivered to the convenience of your mobile device – which features a series of illustrated and narrated books created by parents for kids. iStoryTime books have been highlighted in the New York Times, LA Times, CBS Early Show,, CNET and is decorated with Publisher’s Innovation Award, PTPA Media’s Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal of Approval, the Children’s Technology Review’s Editor’s Choice Award and Reader’s Choice for Best Apps for Kids. With over 200 products to choose from, including favorites such as The Smurfs, Puss in Boots, How to Train Your Dragon, WeeSing, Shrek and Kung Fu Panda, iStoryTime apps are excellent tools for both educating and entertaining children ages two years and up. These storybooks can be enjoyed in several different modes ranging from automatic to manual, depending upon the development and preferences of the user. Copyright (C) 2013 zuuka incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, iPod touch, and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.