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App Specs
File size:
27.15 MB
February 23, 2011
January 9, 2013

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  • Selected by Apple in "iTunes Rewind 2011" as a top 5 Paid iPad Book app on the App Store (France)
  • Winner of the iLounge 2011 iPod/iPhone Kids' App of the Year award !
  • Winner of a 2010 Best App Ever award, Best Kids App category (iPhone Division) !
  • Winner of an Editor's Choice Award for Excellence in Design, Children's Technology Review !
  • Longlisted for a 2010 DBW Publishing Innovation Award, Children's Book category !
  • Featured by Apple in "New and Noteworthy" in the US, France, Germany and others !
  • Featured by Apple in "What's Hot" in the UK !
  • Number 1 Book App in the US, France and Germany !
  • Featured by Apple in Apple Stores around the world as a demonstration app on iPad2 / iPhone4 !
  • Featured on iLounge as an iPhone + iPad Gem !

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  • "I wondered who was going to get pop-up books right, and [StoryToys] wins by a long shot. I recommend this app quite highly and know that little ones will come back to it again and again. Great work all around!" ~ David Winograd, TUAW

  • "...Ideal Binary has near-brilliantly rethought children's books with Grimm's Rapunzel - 3D Interactive Pop-up Book. ...this application evolves the very concept of what a story can be." ~ Jeremy Horwitz, iLounge

  • "Grimm's Rapunzel - 3D Interactive Pop-up Book is a superb interactive version of the classic story..." ~ Chris Morris,

  • "This is a stunning interactive book that is beautifully illustrated in a pop-up style, with cute activities throughout." ~

  • "My daughter and I loved the story of Rapunzel and enjoyed all the interactive features included in this modern version of the book." ~ Cristi, PadGadget

  • "Rapunzel's 3D pop ups are as magical as those in Rumpelstiltskin... I'm very pleased to see what [StoryToys] has done with their concept and I hope they continue with future apps" ~

  • "Interact with the story in an entirely new way" ~

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    ♥ Escape into a rich fantasy world with Grimm's Rapunzel ♥

    StoryToys has taken the Grimm Brothers classic and updated it with modern language, a host of dazzling, fully interactive pop-up scenes, wonderful music, narration and humorous sound effects.

    Building on the PopIris™ eBook engine, Grimm's Rapunzel pushes the envelope further. Watch and interact as each pop-up scene brings the story to life by presenting simple tasks to perform, effectively weaving the reader into the fabric of the story. Carefully designed to keep young readers entertained, Grimm's Rapunzel is sure to delight!

  • Fully narrated in each language by professional actors
  • Read to Me, Read it Myself, and Autoplay modes
  • Full 3D experience - It's just like a real book
  • 30 beautifully presented pages of text
  • 9 double-page interactive 3D pop-up scenes with simple tasks to perform
  • Wonderfully illustrated, with beautiful, colorful imagery
  • Orient the book by dragging to see the 3D pop-up scenes in all their glory
  • Click or drag interactive elements and perform tasks in the 3D pop-up scenes
  • Open and close the book on the reading desk
  • Features a beautiful musical score and lots of amazing sound effects
  • Highly optimized for smooth, seamless execution on all platforms
  • Language Support for English, French, German and Spanish

    Grimm's Rapunzel is powered by PopIris™ from StoryToys. This brand new technology enables compelling and interactive 3D pop-up scenes to be created on the pages of our 3D eBooks. The first eBook to use PopIris™, Grimm's Rumpelstiltskin, was chosen by Apple as iPad App of the Week in twenty countries around the world. Grimm's Rapunzel sees the PopIris™ technology advance even further.

  • What's New
  • Added "The End" banner to the curtain call scene.

  • Removed social buttons from main menu.


    We just released Grimm's Hansel and Gretel, our most fun and action packed adventure so far! Available now on iOS and Mac!

  • Grimm's Rapunzel (com.idealbinary.rapunzelmac) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/Grimms

    Minimum OS version: 10.6.6

    Copyright: (c) 2011 Ideal Binary, Ltd.