WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Jun 28, 2012) - Indie developer Megapops, maker of the popular "Millie Was Here" kids book apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, today released major updates to its "Meet Millie" and "Millie & The Lost Key" titles which add narration and text in Spanish, as well as high-resolution graphics optimized for the Retina display on the new iPad.
View the :30 second Millie Was Here Trailer
Megapops partnered with Chile-based studio Play Tech to reinterpret the "Millie Was Here" series for a Spanish-speaking audience. "Play Tech brilliantly fine tuned every aspect of the narration, text, and artwork to create apps that really resonate with Spanish speaking parents and children," said Randy Lowenstein.
The Millie Was Here series features a fully interactive story and new ways for children to read, explore and have fun with the world's furriest explorer, Millie. Children embark on an outrageous adventure with Millie as their guide, developing creativity, language, and motor skills through beautiful, original artwork, dramatic narration and exciting interactivity.
Pricing and Availability
The "Meet Millie" App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch at www.itunes.com/appstore.
The "Millie & The Lost Key" App is available for $1.99 from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch at www.itunes.com/appstore.
To see the Spanish versions of the apps, US users simply adjust their device language settings to Spanish (under General Settings, in the International Section).
For more information, visit MillieWasHere.com.
Megapops creates and develops original, interactive children's entertainment designed expressly for touch-based devices. Founded in 2010 in New York City by a pair of web/television creative executives, this independent studio launched its debut property, the "Millie Was Here" book app series, in August 2011. "Millie Was Here" apps have been selected for the App Store's "New & Noteworthy" category, and have won awards and media praise from groups including The Children's Technology Review (Editor's Choice), The Washington Post, Kirkus Reviews, the iPhone Mom, Parent Tested Parent Approved, Common Sense Media, and Cool Mom Tech.
About Play Tech
Play Tech is a company based in Chile which develops and localizes apps for the Latin American market. Its primary focus has been in the areas of education, entertainment and the retail industry. Branching out of a well-recognized advertising firm, Play Tech works with a number of large companies within Chile and throughout the continent, and is in a strategic position to become a premier producer of apps at the regional level.