Disney has just released a new storybook app on the App Store. The app is called Planes: Fire & Rescue, and it is, of course, based on the upcoming Disney 3-D computer-animated film of the same.
Planes: Fire & Rescue invites you, preferably with your little ones, to experience a retelling of the film right on your iOS device. Presented via read-along or audio narration, the story it offers is as interactive as it is adventurous, featuring as it does touch-optimized activities and games.
Planes: Fire & Rescue has the following key features:
Join in the action-packed adventure for FREE as the air attack team prepares to put out the massive wildfire! Complete story requires in-app purchase.
Enjoy your favorite characters: Dusty, Blade Ranger, Lil' Dipper, Windlifter, Cabbie, and the Smokejumpers.
Enjoy 3 free interactive games with download: Dusty's Training Room, Firefighting with Mayday, and Smokejumping.
Play 3 free jigsaw puzzles and scene builder activities within each game!
Additional games and jigsaw puzzles available for in-app purchase.
Complete heroic challenges and earn badges along the way!
Collect special character cards as you move through the story and play along!
“Planes: Fire & Rescue,” the movie on which the app is based, is scheduled to hit theaters a couple of weeks from now. It's the sequel to last year's “Planes,” which is a spinoff of Disney/Pixar's “Cars” franchise.
Aside from Planes: Fire & Rescue, Disney just releasedDisney Bola Soccer, the iOS revival of the now defunct Bola Facebook soccer game.