Top 5 Apps for World Book Day

Chopsticks, Upgrade Soul, iPoe 2, War Horse and Neomad are the interactive books we’ve highlighted for World Book Day

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Chopsticks, Upgrade Soul, iPoe 2, War Horse and Neomad are the interactive books we’ve highlighted for World Book Day

Chopsticks Novel


The current holder of our App of the Year crown, Chopsticks is a stunning and unique presentation of digital fiction, with no narrative text to follow, readers instead have to examine interactive items belonging to the characters in order to uncover the story. It's an unforgettable experience and truly one of a kind on iOS.

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Upgrade Soul


Filled with some great artwork, Upgrade Soul has made a real impression on the digital comic community thanks to it's 3D visuals and very cool soundtrack. Upgrade Soul also has an ace up it's sleeve in that it can be mirrored using Apple TV. Another great reading experience.

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iPoe 2 - The Raven, The Black Cat and Other Edgar Allan Poe Interactive Stories


The undisputed master of horror writing Edgar Allen Poe is given a completely new existence on iOS with this second collection of selected stories. Combining menacing artwork and animation with sinister music, the stories in this app immerse readers like few others, and can be genuinely scary on occasions. Pages full of interactivity generously add to the reading experience, this one not to be missed if you love a good fright.

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War Horse Interactive Edition


This is a great all round experience that caters for readers of all ages, with a full, illustrated edition of the story as well as a very impressive amount of extra content. The app includes a documentary section with multimedia content that covers the entire First World War, and there is also a live performance of the story by author Michael Morpurgo, complete with folk musicians.

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NEOMAD Interactive Comic for iPad


A bold and bright interactive comic, NEOMAD is a celebration of sci-fi and indigenous culture complete with live action films as well as stunning, neon filled pages. An update has added a second chapter as well as a behind-the-scenes documentary on the making of this very cool interactive story.

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As an added bonus, be sure to also check out the official World Book Day app, which this year is geared towards young adults. The app comes full with short stories written by young people from all over the world and serves as a fantastic starting point for anyone looking for some new stories.

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