Vancouver, Canada – Rival Schools and Loud Crow Interactive today are pleased to announce the release of their second digital application collaboration, unveiling The Great Sasquatch to Apple and Android customers worldwide. The second standalone storybook app in Rival Schools’ Bramble Berry Tales collection, The Great Sasquatch brings the oral histories of the Sto:lo Nation to life through interactive elements and animation techniques.

Inspired by traditional Indigenous languages and histories, Rival Schools’ latest creation is one part entertaining story and one part educational resource. Fully localized in English, Spanish, French and the original Halq’emeylem language, The Great Sasquatch exposes readers to the origins of what many believe is the Pacific Northwest’s greatest mystery.

“Thousands of years old, Halq’emeylem has less than a dozen fluent speakers,” explains Roy Husada, Principal at Rival Schools. “It’s our hope that The Great Sasquatch will help to not only preserve the endangered language of the Sto:lo Nation, but also breathe new life into its study.”

Readers of The Great Sasquatch will enjoy the same 3D renderings and digitally painted landscapes that made the first Bramble Berry Tales release, The Story of Kalkalilh (an Apple App Store Editor’s Choice in 22 countries) so memorable. Other engaging features include:

* A new and original story world
* Charming and humorous narration that guides you through each page
* Educational word highlighting and definitions for young readers
* Responsive touch, tilt and slide interactions that bring the story to life
* A fully optimized user interface for iPhone 5s and retina display

Story Synopsis:
After a day exploring the wonderful west coast Thomas learns that sometimes little sisters can teach the most valuable lessons of all. Follow Lily and Thomas in an adventure sure to capture any child’s imagination as they encounter one of the most reclusive and mysterious creatures of all, the Sasquatch. Learn the history and origin of the Sasq’et (Sasquatch) as their mooshum (grandfather) relates the oral history of this giant creature and teaches them the valuable lesson of not judging a book by its cover.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* 155 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Bramble Berry Tales – The Great Sasquatch 1.0 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. There is also an Android version available. For more information, visit Bramble Berry Tales and Rivals Schools online. For more information on the technical features of The Great Sasquatch, contact Tom Mara.

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Loud Crow Interactive Inc. is a Canadian digital book publisher based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The company was founded by a group of former video game developers with over three decades of experience in interactive media. Loud Crow is currently exploring partnerships to expand its PopOut! series of interactive children’s books and to build new lines of interactive e-book products. Visit the company’s website for more details. Copyright (C) 2013 Loud Crow Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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