What's New

[ IMPORTANT: This app is not recommended for the iPad 1 due to memory limitations. ]

We've made various performance tweaks and substantially reduced the size of the application to be under the 3G download limit.

App Description

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From acclaimed author and illustrator Christoph Niemann comes this interactive picture book. Swipe and tap the 21 animals and be surprised at how they react. This app combines the charm of hand made animations and Niemann's wry humor with state of the art technology. What would an elephant in your bathroom do? Can a dog breakdance? A storybook app unlike all others!

• Thousands of frames of hand-drawn animation
• Playful, musical sounds for each animal
• Fun for all ages, from infants to adults
• No english required; animals don't speak english

[IMPORTANT! This app is not recommended for the iPad 1 due to memory limitations. If you're using the ipad 1 and experience crashes, try turning off transitions.]

===== Praise for Petting Zoo =====

"Moms and dads will likely find that the app’s interface is not just fun for the kids, but also enjoyable for adults as well." — WIRED

"Absolutely adorable" — USA TODAY

"A Quirky and absolutely charming app" — CNET 5/5

"Fizzing with character, craft, and humor" — THE GUARDIAN

"An alligator’s teeth become guitar strings, an octopus’s arms serve as a mandolin. It’s adorable, goofy, and immensely entertaining." — FASTCOMPANY

"Possibly the loveliest app you'll download this week/month/year." — CREATIVEREVIEW

“Four little thumbs-up in my household for this one.” — KOTTKE

"Delightful" — DARINGFIREBALL

"Petting Zoo is one of those rare apps that brings out the kid in all of us." — MACLIFE

Gizmodo App of the Week

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

January 29, 2014 New version 1.3
October 10, 2013 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
September 26, 2013 New version 1.2
June 03, 2013 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
November 30, -0001 Initial Release