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iPoe Collection, by Play Creatividad, receives the Publishing Innovation Award in New York for the Best App Book

BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (Marketwire) -- 01/16/13 --

Editors Note: There is a video associated with this press release.

Play Creatividad team, a small studio from Barcelona, has been honored with the Publishing Innovation Award for the best App in Fiction Category for "iPoe Collection: The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe Collection", for iPad and iPhone that gathers some stories from the master of horror, Edgar Allan Poe, enhancing it with illustrations, animations, interaction and original soundtrack.

iPoe Collection has been developed within Play Creatividad team, from the first sketches to animation and music. An awesome work that will allow young and adults enjoy the legendary horror as never have done before. iPoe Collection offers a unique experience to discover the capacities of your iPhone or iPad, where horror and technology makes up the perfect award-winning team.

"It's an honor to receive an award such as the Publishing Innovation, it reinforces the dedication, emotion and implication of the hole team to create an outstanding work and enjoy it more every day" have said Efren Garcia, CEO of Play Creatividad.

After the launch in December of the second volume of the App (iPoe Vol. 2, Available on the App Store), they are considering adapting it to the Android system and have also created an official iPoe Collection merchandising store in Zazzle.

Information about 'Play Creatividad' and the brand 'Play Attitude':

Play Attitude, Play Creatividad's publishing imprint, was created in 2009 and is specialized in creating and producing illustrated books in different formats: conventional, e-books and book apps. Play Attitude has a range of wonderful illustrated books in Spanish and have made agreements with other local Publishers to coproduce their books in countries such as Italy or Korea.

Their first book app, iPoe Collection, reached top #1 Books in the AppStores of Spain, Mexico, France and other 11 countries. On December 2012 the second volume of the app 'iPoe2' and 'Forgotten Colors', inspired in their first self released publication, were launched. Forgotten Colors is a compendium of optimistic stories that makes the reader reflect and smile.

More information: www.playattitude.com

Information about 'Publishing Innovation Awards':

'Publishing Innovation Awards' from Digital Book World, that cele- brates its 3rd edition this year, rewards the most innovative e-books, enhanced books and book apps in 14 categories assessing quality, but also design and interactivity. The mission of the contest is high- lighting authors and editors to inspire new ways of understanding the reading experience in the digital era.

More information: www.publishinginnovationawards.com

Promotional videos:

iPoe 1: www.youtube.com/watch?v=uicxjgYYOL4

iPoe 2 - The Black Cat: www.youtube.com/watch?v=lskyUgMhBgA

iPoe 2 - Hop-frog: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhzCuDY5u2g


Feature highlights:                                                         
(i) Includes four stories: The Oval Portrait, The Tell-Tale Heart, Annabel  
Lee and The Masque of the Red Death.                                        
(i) Terrific illustrations by David Garcia Fores                            
(i) Interactive elements that bring the stories to life                     
(i) Original Soundtrack by Teo Grimalt                                      
(i) Text in three languages: English, Spanish and French                    
(i) A collection of the illustrator's sketches                              
                                                                            
Language Support:                                                           
(i) American English, French, Spanish                                       
                                                                            
Device Requirements:                                                        
(i) iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch                                             
(i) Requires iOS 4.3 or later                                               
(i) Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices                  
(i) 242 MB                                                                  

Pricing and Availability:

iPoe - The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe Collection 2.5 is only $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category.

iPoe Collection Website

Download graphic material of 'iPoe Collection'

Play Creatividad

Official Press Release

Buy iPoe Collection Volume 1

Buy iPoe Collection Volume 2

Official Press Release (with images and logos) link here!

To view the video associated with this press release, please visit the following link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=uicxjgYYOL4.

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