SOURCE: Captain McFinn and Friends, LLC

Captain McFinn and Friends, LLC

November 19, 2012 06:00 ET

"Dive Into Bully Prevention" With Captain McFinn and Friends Interactive Book App for Apple®, Android™, NOOK™ and Kindle® Platforms

Free App Available Now to Help Young Kids With the Battle Against Bullying

NILES, OH--(Marketwire - Nov 19, 2012) - Captain McFinn and Friends, the original, innovative and educational brand that was developed to teach young children about kindness, friendship and bully prevention, announces the expansion of the Captain McFinn and Friends world with the debut of a FREE interactive book app for Apple, Android, NOOK by Barnes and Noble and Amazon Kindle platforms. Additionally, iBook™ versions are available exclusively on the iBookstore™. 

The Captain McFinn and Friends app allows children to dive into a "Finn-tastic" adventure with Captain McFinn and the Undersea Friends! Download the FREE app and enjoy a complete interactive version of the first story in the series, The Legend of Captain McFinn and Friends. McFinn, who was once one of the biggest bullies on the reef, learns that being a friend is always better than being a bully. Kids can use finger swiping, tapping and dragging to make the Undersea Friends swim and dance around, bring sunken treasures to life or even make the bullies let out an evil laugh.

Free key app features include:

  • Complete interactive story book: The Legend of Captain McFinn and Friends
  • A "Read-to-Me" feature for less advanced readers
  • Two full-length Friend-Ship band songs incorporated into each interactive book
  • Awesome camera feature that allows you to save, email and print customized Captain McFinn themed photos
  • A Captain McFinn and Friends Anti-Bullying Pledge to share on Facebook

The second interactive storybook in the series, Captain McFinn and Friends Meet Coral Rose, is available as an in-app purchase for $2.99.

The free functions in the app and The Legend of Captain McFinn and Friends iBook have been incorporated into the Captain McFinn and Friends S.H.A.R.K. Patrol Bully Prevention K-3rd grade classroom educational program. The read-to-me feature, along with touch interaction, provides an added dimension to the classroom as well as an unobtrusive accommodation for students with disabilities. The S.H.A.R.K. Patrol program is a total solution that includes a teacher's guide, lesson plans, puppets, books, sing-a-long music CD, a reward system and more! 

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