Enjoy the wonderful world of Wallace and Gromit with a series of great book apps on Apple devices. Wallace and Gromit are the main characters in a series consisting of four British animated short films and a feature-length film by Nick Park of Aardman Animations. All the characters are made from plasticine modeling clay on metal armatures, and filmed with stop motion clay animation. Wallace, an absent-minded inventor living in Wigan, Lancashire, is a cheese enthusiast (especially for Wensleydale). His companion, Gromit, is an anthropomorphic intelligent dog.
Veteran actor Peter Sallis voices Wallace; Gromit remains silent, communicating only through facial expressions and body language. Because of their endearing personalities and their widespread popularity, the characters have been described as positive international icons of modern British culture in particular and of the British people in general. BBC News has called them “some of the best-known and best-loved stars to come out of the UK”. The short films The Wrong Trousers and A Close Shave and the full-length feature The Curse of the Were-Rabbit received Academy Awards. The first short film A Grand Day Out was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film, but lost to Creature Comforts, another animated creation of Nick Park, and the most recent short film. We thought it would be a good idea to let the public know about some great Wallace and Gromit apps compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Wallace & Gromit 1: The W Files by Titan Publishing is a free app that celebrates their first ever digital comic with 59 full color screens. In an X Files style, storyline Wallace and Gromit investigate the paranormal and alien activities when there are strange shapes and flashing lights seen in the night sky. Wallace and Gromit are the paranormal investigators that can solve the problem. To find out more information, visit the iTunes App Store.
Wallace & Gromit 2: Parts and Labour by Titan Publishing is the second installment providing the viewer with a great storyline containing 45 color screens. Find out how Wallace makes his amazing inventions and follow the pair of them with their fun gadgets and gizmos. Available at the App Store for £0.69/$0.99 this application will allow the user to get to grips with the parts and labor involved in Wallace’s crazy inventions.
Wallace & Gromit 3: Big in Japan by Titan Publishing is accessible at the App Store for £0.69/£0.99. In this story Wallace and Gromit, travel to Japan to meet Wallace’s biggest fan — Hiro Worship. See how the pair deal with some monster-sized problems with 63 full color screens.
Wallace & Gromit 4: Where There’s Muck, There’s Brass by Titan Publishing continues this fun series with a fun story about Wallace’s aim to bring back brass music to his community. When he finds out his local brass band is breaking up he decides to make a madcap and potentially dangerous invention. This application is also priced at £0.69/$0.99 downloadable through the App Store.
Wallace & Gromit 5: Road Trip by Titan Publishing is a great story about Wallace’s mobile home. Wallace discards the idea of any normal type of mobile home and creates a small house on wheels, complete with front door, living room and extendable patio. What can go wrong? With 66 full color follow Wallace and Gromit as the remote control feature starts the mobile home driving on its own. Watch the mayhem as poor old Gromit is trapped on board as the runaway bungalow goes in its travels. Available at the App Store for £0.69/$0.99, this is another enjoyable part of the wonderful world of Wallace and Gromit.
Have fun with the endearing pair and view all there crazy mishaps with easy to use apps. Marvel in the world of Wallace and Gromit and see how their funny relationship continues to keep people amused.
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