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A mighty darkness is unleashed on the Library, a force that tests the limits of even Arthur’s great power. Oliver is lost amidst this raging storm of magic. Celia and Eugene have a plan to save him and the Library, but time is against them.

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** 2017 Youth Media Alliance Grand Prize Winner: Best Production, All Categories **
** 2017 Youth Media Alliance Winner: Best Original Interactive Content **
** 2016 Banff Rockie Awards Winner: Interactive Content for Kids & Youth **
** 2016 Kidscreen Awards Winner: Best Kids Game App - Tablet **
** 2015 App Store App of the Year Runner-Up (Canada) **
** App Store Editors’ Choice **
** 2015 Digi Award Winner: Best in Mobile Entertainment **

"This ebook puzzler is a unique, enchanting experience. Though it's part ebook, it also feels like a highly replayable game." — Common Sense Media

“If your kids are Harry Potter and The Golden Compass fans, they are going to love this app! Filled with fantasy creatures, a robotic butler, creative gadgets, magic and mysteries, kids won’t want to put this book app down.” — Tech With Kids

"An excellent opportunity for extending a child’s reading and will help a reluctant reader discover the joys of reading to deepen their understanding of the narrative by interaction." — Educational Apps Store

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A rumour of magic, a glimpse of the impossible, a door to a world where the imagined is real… “The Incredible Tales of Weirdwood Manor” is a unique interactive book series for creative minds and busy hands, 6-12 years old.

A fantasy tale in the tradition of “Harry Potter” and “The Golden Compass”, “The Incredible Tales of Weirdwood Manor” is also a beautifully illustrated picture book, a stunningly animated movie, and a challenging series of games and puzzles. Over 30 minutes of story and activities in Book 1; 60-90 minutes in each of Books 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.

It's much more than a regular eBook — it’s a ‘Living Novel’!

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FEATURES

+ Stunning 3d characters and artwork
+ Hidden objects to find in every book
+ Beautiful sketches and artifacts to collect
+ Challenging games, puzzles, and riddles to solve
+ Glowing words to help young readers
+ Hours of reading and play time
+ Giggles, surprises, pride, and wonder!
+ Original music by award-winning composers Lodewijk Vos & Joseph Murray
+ Optimized for iPads with Retina displays

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Our story follows the adventures of three children who, while all misfits, each have special talents. Talents they can’t quite control yet…

* Oliver is an orphan who loves to draw
* Celia is a confident and gifted writer
* Eugene is a sci-fi nerd who loves making gadgets

The children win a trip to Weirdwood Manor to meet their reclusive hero — the eccentric writer and inventor, Arthur Weirdwood. Naturally, there’s also a robot butler, a ghost boy who haunts the Manor, and a librarian with more than a couple secrets of her own to hide.

Full of mystery and adventure, our story aims to inspire children to celebrate their uniqueness, recognize their talents, and embrace their imagination.

“The Incredible Tales of Weirdwood Manor” was born out of 5 complementary objectives:

* Tell a great story
* Foster a love of reading
* Promote playful interaction
* Challenge the mind
* Inspire creativity

But most of all, we wanted to bring ‘play’ to storytelling.

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Enjoy the app? Please RATE US and SHARE YOUR REVIEW! If you're not ready for a 5 star rating, reach out at hello@weirdwood.com and let us know how we can improve the app.

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CONTACT US
For any technical issues, don't hesitate to email us at hello@weirdwood.com

Recommended Ages: 6-12
Categories: Books, Education

What’s New

Version 1.7.2

Fixed a bug in Book 6 to tame an unruly Kirin that was causing a crash.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
249 Ratings

249 Ratings

Editors’ Notes

This delightful set of interactive books takes kids into the world of Arthur Weirdwood, a mysterious author and inventor who helps uniquely talented children realize their powerful potentials. These magical tales are beautifully illustrated and animated, and they’re peppered with dozens of fantastical beasts, surprising secrets, stunning locations to visit, and clever puzzles to solve—all catalogued in a mesmerizing digital journal. Engrossing, entertaining, and completely enchanting.

DeeDerDee ,

We love this game! But....

I’ve had this app for several years and thoroughly enjoyed everything about it. The artwork is especially pleasing and the hidden objects and puzzles add a great element to the story. I very seldom buy a game or in app purchases and kept putting off the inevitable purchase of the remaining books. I played thru the first two books a couple of times and each time decided I liked it enough to break my rule. But It wasn’t until my 5 yr old granddaughter got interested enough to actually play the game and needed my help that I finally bought the remaining 4 books. She is so excited, as am I, that we can continue this adventure!

Imagine my frustration as she skipped happily away to her Princess Tent to open book 3, and I picked up my iPad to start over from the beginning and play clear through the whole series, only to find that my purchase of the last 4 books is not recognized!! What’s up with that?? I can’t find a place to tell the app that I already purchased them! What kind of a rip off is happening here?

Developer Response ,

Hi there, glad to hear you and your granddaughter are such big fans! Please send an email to help@weirdwood.com and we’ll help you restore your purchase of the other four books.

Minipawsvoluteer ,

I can’t wait any longer....

Dear Developers,
So in your response to a reviewer you stated that the second volume would be coming out that spring/summer. That was 2 YEARS AGO... I know that coding and development is a pain and not easy, but when you tell your fans to expect the next stage out in a few months, and 2 yrs later, we’re STILL waiting, you lose those who’ve held on! Like myself!
I absolutely love this book! I can’t find any other book out there that’s as interactive, interesting, creative, as this one! I’ve had this app on all my iPads for more that 3 yrs. I’ve sent requests asking how much longer and get the same response!
Please release the second app!

To anyone who hasn’t played this interactive book.. GO NOW AND DOWNLOAD IT!
There are things in every scene to do so make sure you pay attention and find all the hidden items in each scene! You must play this one before playing the new one when they finally release it! It will play off of the ending of the first volume.. this one..
Good luck on your search of Weirdwood Manor! See you in Volume 2... If it ever comes out!

Btw, Please dot give an app or game a 1 star review because you can’t figure out how to pause or skip! That’s ridiculous!

Information

Seller
All Play, No Work Inc.
Size
321.5 MB
Category
Books
Compatibility

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English

Age Rating
4+
Copyright
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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