Tamajii Inc. releases free version of top app, bookabi

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Tamajii Inc recently released its much anticipated free version of bookabi, an interactive storybook builder that allows children and parents to write their own stories using a collection of the app’s pre-loaded characters, backgrounds and stickers. Bookabi is available free in the iTunes App store for iPad for remainder of April.

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Over 20% of preschool children can play an app on a smartphone, we wanted to create something that would make it easier for them to share what’s in their imagination.

Since the release of bookabi’s free version, downloads have increased by over 250%, “bookabi has been a phenomenal hit among parents,” said Pascal Vantreponte, Co-founder “We are very proud of bookabi and look forward to adding more in app packs, backgrounds and characters for our users.” Users will be able to download additional backgrounds, characters and even share their stories with other bookabi users.

“Children are natural storytellers,” explains Laurent Domenech, CEO of Tamajii and father of two, “Over 20% of preschool children can play an app on a smartphone, we wanted to create something that would make it easier for them to share what’s in their imagination” Children are also able to share the stories they create in bookabi with friends and family with plans to include an audio feature in the next release that would allow a children or parents to record themselves reading the story.

Bookabi has been featured as in the top ten of Top Educational Apps and as one of the Great Canadian Apps. You can download the app , or watch a video demonstration of bookabi in action. Bookabi is free until the end of April and available worldwide through the App Store in the Education category.

bookabi features include:

  • 2D and 3D characters that you can pose, rotate and move
  • Easy-to-add text, speech bubbles, new pages and more
  • Pre-loaded backgrounds, objects and stickers
  • In-App store with additional content
  • Use your own photos to become part of the story
  • Save and share your story with the whole family

About Tamajii

Tamajii Inc. is a Toronto-based app development company that has been building apps that help unleash creativity since 2010. Their mission with bookabi is to leverage technology to encourage storytelling, imagination and creativity among youth. Tamajii Inc. brought you the widely popular Storyboards and soon to come Storyboard 3D.

If you’d like more information about this story, or to schedule an interview with one of the Co-Founders please call Amanda Parker at 647-705-6556 or email amanda(at)tamajii(dot)com.

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