Thursday, 3 November 2011

BREAKING NEWS!! - Rockford's Rock Opera

With the launch of its fourth App (for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch) the amazing story of Rockford's Rock Opera reaches its thrilling conclusion.

Currently No 6 in the App Book Charts this home made ecological musical about and boy and a dog from Battersea how save the world is now challenging the might of Disney in the App popularity stakes.

Created by Sweetapple and written by Steve Punt, this ecological musical story is one of the world's most popular children's apps with nearly 100,000 downloads to date. And, on the web, the audio story - which features music pictures and CGI animation ­ has been downloaded more than a million times.
It's also a film favourite in more than 15,000 schools around the world where the unique story and materials are used to teach about ecology and extinction

As Apple Apps the story is available in four parts. Part One (over an hour
long) is FREE, and Parts 2, 3 and 4 cost £2.99 each.

Co creator of Rockford's Rock Opera, Matthew Sweetapple, said:

"Apps have proved a wonderful way to welcome a whole new audience to Rockford's Rock Opera. As many parents have told us, they originally download the story to keep their kids happy (and quiet) but soon the whole family are hooked. This really is a story for all ages - it's funny, sad and with an important and original message."

The success of Rockford's Apps to date have brought the home spun project to the attention of some big names in the USA.

"I really can't say much at present" says Matthew. "But there's is a celebrity version of Rockford's Rock Opera now in production, featuring some very famous names from the world of music and film."

A film is also planned... So watch this space.

Rockford's Rock Opera Part One App can be downloaded FREE here:

Part Two (£2.99)

Part Three (£2.99)

Part Four - Final Part. (£2.99)

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