TONY-TIGRE is the tractor-tiger character adopted by Antonio Carraro* as its company mascot. This is the story of a cartoon multi-purpose tractor who can do all kinds of things on the farm run by Father Nani, Mommy Mary, and their 3 children Oscar, Anna, and Jimmy.
The application for iPhones and iPads is an interactive audiobook published in 5 languages (Italian, English, French, German, Spanish) filled with educational content and “soundtrack”.
Read it, touch it, tilt it, shake it, and listen: Tony-Tigre is a multi-faceted friend to be discovered by young and (and older) readers. The application also contains a section called “Play with Tony-Tigre” that offers every little reader finger-painting fun. And every creation can be sent online, modified, shared, or erased.
AUDIBLE PAGE TURNER: readers get the feeling of reading a real book by giving a slight tap when they’re ready to turn the page. The turning of each page is accompanied by the “crunching” sound of paper pages turning
BOOKMARK: readers can mark the page they stop reading, close the book, and then go right back to where they stopped the next time
360° READING: the book can be read anywhere with the iPhone or iPad held vertically or horizontally
ILLUSTRATED BY HAND: illustrations by Fred, the famous Italian comedy theatre artist (the narrator’s voice is featured in the Italian audio version)
NARRATION in 5 languages
SHARING POSSIBILITY on social networks like Facebook
The section called “PLAY WITH TONY-TIGRE” offers budding artists from 1-13 years old a “step by step” guide to drawing that lets them play with Oscar and Tony-Tigre by finger-painting to their heart’s content.
Select DIFFERENT LINES to draw with
Select 8 DIFFERENT COLORS
ERASE all or part of your drawing
SEND the drawing by e-mail
SHARE the drawing on FB
Tony-Tigre is an educational game application that brings younger readers into a fantasy-filled world of tractors and life in the country, a life filled with time-honoured values and feelings that is just as valid today and as today’s families, friendships, helping those in need, goodwill, and satisfaction in bringing forth the fruits of the earth. The Preface offers an instructive summary of the history of mechanized agriculture in words a child can understand.
*Antonio Carraro Spa has long been a world leader in the production of multi-purpose tractors for specialized agriculture, landscape and roadside maintenance.
Tony-Tigre creator and author: Liliana Carraro
Developed by Alvise Susmel, GsFactory Team
- iPod Touch