Last updated on September 9th, 2018

An interactive children’s story about building an imaginary vehicle, “The Crankamacallit” is filled with stunning interactive animation and surprising sounds.

Using playful, rhythmic language and rhyme “The Crankamacallit” draws the user into the fantastic 3D world of an inventor’s workshop.

A great iPad app for kids, who  love all the unpredictable moving parts of “The Crankamacallit”. In an adventurous tale for the picture book crowd, 3-8 year olds (and their parents!) will be mesmerized by the step-by-step process of the Crankamacallit’s creation and become active participants in the story by using the many interactive features, making unexpected discoveries, exploring 360-degree panoramas, using the hidden drawing tool and more.

Part poem, part story, this rhythmic 3D fantasy was written by Mimi Cross, animated by Juergen Berkessel and narrated by acclaimed singer songwriter Robert Burke Warren, aka “Uncle Rock”.Listeners will laugh out loud at the nuances of Warren’s performance.

Features

  • Unique 3D artwork and unusual illustrations
  • Music and mechanical sounds
  • Animation and video
  • 360 degree panoramas
  • 3D interactive rotational objects
  • Pan and zoom chart
  • A hidden picture scratch off scene
  • Drawing widget
  • “Secret” hotspots

Come visit our gallery to get a taste, check out the developing posts, and watch out for a number of related announcements in the coming days.

Today I will build you a Crankamacallit

With pieces and parts from my carpenter’s kit.

With buttons and levers and yes, of course—CRANKS!

With switches and gears and an old baseball mitt.

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