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  MY CAT PIP APP AVAILABLE NOW ON iPAD
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04/01/2014
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

My Cat Pip  for iPad is the very first game app based on the cheeky little black cat created by author and illustrator Karen Bendy.  Offering jigsaw and hidden object fun for children aged three and up, the new app is available From Tues 1st April from the app store for just £1.99p.

Players can join  Pip as he has fun in lots of locations including the park, outer space, the sports field, the sweet shop, the circus, the farm and many, many more. The  My Cat Pip app features 24 levels of jigsaw-based fun, each with its own set of hidden objects to be found once complete. There are 1200 jigsaw pieces to be placed and 1400 hidden objects to be found.

As well as  My Cat Pip-themed jigsaws for children to complete and enjoy, the new game features 24 sticker backgrounds to be used for picture making. The pictures can be saved to a photo stream and then emailed to friends. There are also 240 stickers to be unlocked and three levels of difficulty against the clock.

An easy to pick up and play interface makes  My Cat Pip perfect for little hands, while the beautiful graphics and animation, along with specially created music composed and performed by Jamie Bendy and a voice-over by Mimi Bendy, perfectly capture the magic and humour of  Pip, his world and his friends.

Originally launched as a greetings card range in 2006,  My Cat Pip has become a global success with products including a hugely popular book range, bags, mugs, apparel and stationery.

The  My Cat Pip  game will be featured in the Apple App Store in the children’s 0-5 age category and contains no in-app purchases or data collection. In addition, parental gates exist to prevent inadvertent web access by the child when playing. The app is created by  Daredevil Development , who have built a reputation for developing high quality children’s apps through their work on brands including  Paddington Bear, Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, Bob the Builder, Postman Pat, Tinga Tinga TalesGuess With Jess and  Tilly and Friends.

My Cat Pip creator Karen Bendy commented: “We’ve had an enormously positive response to Pip and look forward to giving fans another way to interact with and enjoy the humour, fun and charm of our popular little black cat!”

You can download the app here –  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-cat-pip/id791775504?ls=1

KEY FACTS:

App Name: My Cat Pip

Developer: Daredevil Development

Price: £1.99p

Format: iOS (iPad)

Age: 0-5yrs

Language: English

Available: Worldwide

App store links:

UK -  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-cat-pip/id791775504?ls=1

US -  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-cat-pip/id791775504?ls=1&mt=8

App Description:

My Cat Pip is the charming new app based on the little black cat created by Karen Bendy and published by Over the Moon Limited. Pip’s first app features a massive 24 levels of jigsaw fun, each with its own set of hidden objects to be found. Pip has fun in lots of locations including; in the park, in space, playing sports, in the sweet shop, at the circus, at the farm and many more! Each jigsaw has three difficulty settings to allow for different age ranges and abilities.

Game Features:

·         24 different  My Cat Pip themed jigsaws for children to complete and enjoy

·         1200 jigsaw pieces to be placed

·         1400 hidden objects to be found

·         24 sticker backgrounds to be used for picture making

·         Pictures can be saved to your photo stream and then emailed to friends

·         240 stickers to be unlocked

·         3 levels of difficulty against the clock

·         Hours of fun for all ages

·         Easy pick up and play interface

·         Bursting with beautiful graphics and animation from the  My Cat Pip world

·         Original music created for the app by Jamie Bendy.

·         Voice over by Mimi Bendy