Barnes and Nobles today released the Nooks Kids application for the iPad for free. The App plans to extend the well-established and popular children’s digital reading experience to the iPad. Nook Kids is available for download via the App Store and includes a massive collection of books specially for children.
The AliveTouch technology allows kids to find a favorite story and easily get engrossed with the book by swiping their fingers to flip pages, pinching to zoom in and looking at some amazing graphics using the iPad.
“Since creating an in-store experience for kids decades ago, Barnes & Noble has helped millions of children and their parents discover books and ignite a love for reading, so we could not be more pleased to bring that experience to new platforms and expand our NOOK kids offering even further,” said Jamie Iannone, President of Digital Products, Barnes & Noble. “Since NOOK kids first became available some seven weeks ago on NOOKcolor, parents, grandparents and children continue to tell us they love our winning combination of color, touch and timeless stories. We’re excited to extend another best-in-class reading experience to iPad owners, and give parents and children more access to timeless classics and new favorites wherever they go.”