The 2011 App Store Rewind Award Winner Part 3 of "Little Piyo" picture book series released!

Phyzios, Inc. (President: Kentaro Suto; hereafter, “Phyzios”) released "Little Piyo's Adventure," an iPhone/iPad interactive picture book jointly developed with Gakken Education Publishing Co., Ltd. (President: Haruki Suma)
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Feb. 8, 2012 - PRLog -- ■ About "Little Piyo's Adventure"
"Little Piyo's Adventure" is an interactive picture book for iPhone/iPod touch, iPad.  It is based on Gakken's multi-million seller "Little Piyo" picture book series. (Illustrator: Satoshi Iriyama)

This application is the third installment in the series following part one, "Little Piyo's Friend", and part two, "Good Night, Little Piyo", which were ranked number one in Paid Apps and Top Sellers in the iPad App Store Education Category, and chosen for the 2011 App Store Rewind iPhone App in the Education category.

Movements of characters are based on physics simulation technology researched and developed at The University of Tokyo. Water droplets and swaying plants are realistically reproduced when children touch and move them.  This installment includes many new scenarios never before seen in the series, like "Enjoy strawberry picking with Little Piyo", "Help Running Bear go faster" and "Cake decoration with strawberries".

Experience touching the "Little Piyo Story" with your child!  They are sure to be amazed!

▼ Special website with promotional video
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■ Overview of "Little Piyo's Adventure"

Title: "Little Piyo's Adventure"
Developer: Phyzios, Inc.
Release date: January 25, 2012
Supported devices: iPhone (excluding 3G), iPod touch (third generation or later), iPad
Supported iOS: iPad iOS 4.0 or later
Price: US $8.99

■ Gakken’s Million-seller “Little Piyo” Picture Book Series
The series has sold a total of 2 million books, as first picture books for ages 0 to 6.  There are multiple lines of books to match a child’s growth, including touchable picture books and pop-up picture books in which kids can touch the fluffy and cute Little Piyo and other animals or see Little Piyo and friends pop up, as well as story-oriented picture books that illustrate adventures and interactions with Little Piyo’s friends and family.

■ About the Author, Satoshi Iriyama
Satoshi Iriyama was born in Tokyo.  After time spent in character design and as a greeting card designer, he set out as a freelance designer. His representative works include the “Little Piyo” series (published by Gakken), Midori no Kuma to Akai Kuma (published by JIVE Ltd.), and direct-sale nursery picture books.

■ Inquiries
Phyzios Inc. Public Relations Email:
Tel: +81-3-3830-4870 (Representatives: Hidaka )

*Apple, iPad, and iPod touch are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc.

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■ About Phyzios
Phyzios adapts particle-based physics simulation technologies researched and developed by Tokyo University to the entertainment field, and provides places for users to play, create and interact in new ways. Phyzios has released many iPhone/iPod touch, iPad applications, including "UKIYOE-Wood-cut-"(No. 1 for iPad) that was selected for the 2011 App Store Rewind, "Sandbox!!"(No. 1 for iPad), "Little Piyo's Friend"(No. 1 in iPad Education category, jointly developed with Gakken Education Publishing Co. Ltd.), "Discover Science"(No. 1, jointly developed with NHK Educational Corp.), "AquaForest"(No. 1 in Paid Apps for both US and Japan, jointly developed with Hudson Soft Co. Ltd.), "Sanrio Character Sand Painting Party"(jointly developed with Sanrio Co. Ltd.), "Phyzios Studio", "Phyzios Sculptor"(No. 1 in Italy, No.2 in Japan in Free Apps).

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