Sunday, September 26, 2010

Children's Bible 2.0 Released

BCNmultimedia has announced the release of Children's Bible 2.0, updating their internationally successful free app for iPhone OS so that it works with iPad. Each week, the app provides you free access to a different full-color Children's Bible comic book, presenting a classic story from the Old or New Testament. Published in seven languages, it has ranked in the top 50 of the most downloaded books in the US App Store from the first day of its release in 2009. Premium content is also available as an in-app purchase.

Children's Bible contains comic books on the Bible for children between ages 3 and 13. The content of Children's Bible covers the most important passages of Sacred History and the Gospels. BCNmultimedia has designed an app that offers a free comic book changing every Monday, so that teachers in Sunday Schools and catechists can plan their lessons around them. Each free comic book presents 30 full color pages, taken from the company's library of paid comic books: The Genesis, The Exodus, Kings and Prophets, Birth of Jesus, Parables and Miracles, Passion of Jesus Christ, Old Testament (compilation), and New Testament (compilation).

The app, colorful and easy to navigate, has garnered over 175,000 downloads in the past nine months, and supports the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Catalan. The comic books themselves have received widespread acclaim for their clear writing, brilliant color, realism and drama.

The latest version features the new iPad comic reader to enjoy the comics in full page mode or scene mode. Users can read the comic books in their iPhone, iPod or iPad. The new version 2.0 introduces the sharing feature for favorite scenes. Users can share their favorite pictures of the Bible by e-mail, Twitter and Facebook.

Feature Highlights:
NEW! Children's Bible 2.0 is a free universal app for iPad, iPhone or iPod touch
NEW! Full page mode for iPad and scene mode for iPhone and iPad
NEW! Share your favorite frames by e-mail, Twitter and Facebook
* Every Monday a new 30 page full color comic is available for free
* Children ages 3 - 13 will enjoy reading and viewing these timeless stories
* Top 50 of the most downloaded books in the US App Store from the first day of its release in 2009
* European Top 50 of the most downloaded ebooks: France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Switzerland and Portugal
* More than 175.000 downloads!
* Premium contents available as an in-app purchase
* Auto notification when new comics are available
* New, fast and reliable downloading on 3G or WiFi
* Full page edition of comics available

Due to their overwhelming popularity with young children, the nine Children's Bible comic books are now available in iBookstores of USA, United Kingdom, France, and Germany, with additional stores added monthly. Also available are versions for Kindle, Blackberry, Windows and Macintosh.

"As a child grows up, there are no stories more important or more powerful than the timeless lessons of The Bible," stated Publishing Manager Toni Matas. "Our writers and artists are overjoyed with our success, particularly in the ever-growing field of electronic media."

Pricing and Availability:
Children's Bible 2.0 is free of charge, and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category. Premium content is available as an in-app purchase, and is priced from $1.99 (USD or equivalent in other currencies) to $4.99. The full page iBooks are also available for iPad in the iBookstores. Review copies are available upon request.

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