zuuka Releases Interactive iBook Title

Just in time for Halloween, Santa Barbara-based zuuka, the firm behind the iStoryTime line of interactive books for the iPhone, said it has launched a title called Five Little Pumpkins, which it says is the first interactive title for Apple's iBook app. According to zuuka, the book was released in partnership with HarperCollins Children's Books, and features animation and sound, which was recently added by Apple to iBook via its EPUB 3.0 technology. zuuka said it has added animation and sound to illustrations by Dan Yaccarino, featured throughout the book. zuuka was founded by Graham Farrar. The new title runs on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.