Bolzano, Italy – The app “Tino the Triangle”, made specially for the little ones, was nominated by KIRKUS Reviews as one of the best books in the categories “Best International Apps & e-Books” and “Best Apps & e-Books for the littlest Digerati”. Whilst the app on Otzi the Iceman, made in collaboration with the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology and aimed at school-age children, has been awarded by Italian as “best app for iPad in the educational category”. These prestigious awards confirm the validity of the publishing program that takes into account the specific needs of different age groups and offers a targeted use of multimedia interaction, inspiring the pleasure of reading and discovery, stimulating the imagination and encouraging early learning of languages.

With the exclusive app for kids dedicated to Otzi the Iceman, the young and young at heart can take a fun and unforgettable journey into the Neolithic Age. Tino’s adventures tell of a fun-filled journey, meeting animals, shapes, colors and sounds along the way. Specially developed for little ones, this app is a unique combination of story-telling and a funny peekaboo game designed to foster creativity and make the learning experience enjoyable.

* Interaction: various types in relation to the story
* Sound and touch effects
* User-friendly interface
* Texts: designed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
* Easy-to-read formats
* Illustrations: all original artwork
* Sound design: original composed soundtracks
* Atmospheric sounds and effects
* Languages: English (American and British), German and Italian
* Age: 3 and up (Tino), 7 and up (Otzi)

Device Requirements – Tino
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
* This app is optimized for iPhone 5
* 60.3 MB

Device Requirements – Otzi
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
* 194 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Tino the Triangle 1.0.1 is Free and Otzi 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books and Education categories.

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Located in Bolzano, Italy/South Tyrol (Dolomites) LARIXPRESS was founded in 2011 by Giuliano Righi. The company produce reading applications for children that can be downloaded on smartphones and tablet computers. All the stories have been written specifically for publication on these new devices. They have been developed through close collaboration between authors, illustrators, programmers and the LARIXPRESS team. In this way they have managed to fully exploit the potential of digital technology, with the aim of producing truly interactive and multimedia applications. What sets their publishing products apart is the special attention given to each page’s written format and graphic layout. Their main objective is to encourage reading from a very young age, with high-quality material. All Material and Software (C) 2011-2014 LARIXPRESS / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, the iPod logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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