iPad Mini Review – Hansel and Gretel – Epic Tales
By Simon Burns On 10 Aug, 2012 At 11:39 AM | Categorized As iPad, Mini App Review, Reviews | With 0 Comments

Our Mini App Reviews are quick looks into apps that may well have passed under your radar, but may in fact be worth a look, and possibly even a purchase. Have a peek at today’s app and see if you think it is worth your time and money.

Hansel and Gretal – Epic Tales interactive storybook

This app is an interactive storybook of the highest order. With beautifully animated scenes, lovely artwork and a great retelling of an ancient tale, Hansel and Gretal is one to get, especially if you have children.

Here, in the words of the developer, are the best features of the app:

Epic Tales, the interactive storyteller has chosen to bring off their version of one of the Brothers Grimm’s most celebrated fairy tales.

Hansel and Gretel- Epic Tales animated storybook offers a world filled with whimsical characters ranging from pesky gnomes to witty dwarfs; from brave children to mean stepmothers and cunning witches. The tale is digitally hand-drawn by award winning animators and features stunning 2d animations and cut scenes, professional voice actors, original music scores, and spellbinding interactive environments that are sure to draw readers even deeper into the story.

What are you waiting for? The amazing tale of Hansel & Gretel comes alive and pops off the page on the App Store. The wacky fairy tale world of the Brothers Grimm is waiting for you!

Feature set
•Classical tale, original adaption
•Produced and animated by award winning animation studio
•Professional storytelling and voice acting
•23 chapters filled with beautiful hand drawn environments
•Over a 100 interactive and dynamic surprises
•Cinematic cut scenes
•Original music score and sound effects
•Intuitive navigation
•Options : Read to me, Read by myself or Play around

The app is well presented, and the elements wit and intelligence in the script really help to bring the tale to life, almost as much as the technical features do. It really is a visual treat, so I can heartily recommend this to anyone.


Hansel and Gretel - Epic Tales animated storybook - Epic Tales

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Simon Burns

About - Simon Burns is the editor and founder of VoxelArcade and The Smartphone App Review. He has been a fan of technology for over twenty five years and loves playing with gadgets and spending time with his family. You can get in touch with him via the ‘contact us’ section of the site or on Twitter by following @smartappreview

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