The Penelope Rose

1.3 27 Apr 2011

Stunning interactive 3D storybook.


Developer website: Mobad Games

The Penelope Rose is a stunning 3D experience that will encourage reading and entertain your child with animations and interactivity on every exquisitely crafted page.

The Penelope Rose is a magical fairytale of how roses were saved and fairies became the artists of the winged world. Enter an enchanted forest filled with stunning illustrations, amazing characters, and fantastic animations presented in a dazzling 3D world that can be experienced without the need for special glasses.

This is a revolutionary form of storytelling that you and your loved ones will cherish for years to come. The Penelope Rose can be purchased for your own Mac or given as a gift to someone you love by selecting "Gift This App" from the "Buy App" options on the left.


  • Ultra-immersive 3D - No glasses needed!
  • Original illustrations, environments and characters
  • Beautiful narration, soothing music, hilarious vocals, and environmental sound effects
  • "Read To Me" highlights the words to improve reading skills
  • "I Can Read" allows reading at your own pace
  • Individual words can be tapped and multiple words selected to hear that section of the story played back
  • An enchanted forest filled with fairies, gremlins, pixies, gnomes, bunnies, numbats, fireflies, and other woodland creatures
  • Giggling pixies hiding on every page waiting to be discovered
  • Touch, slide, fling, fly, and paint with the characters to bring the pages to life
  • Painting the roses improves color recognition in younger children
  • Hints are available to discover all of the interactive features

What's New

Version 1.3:

Note: 1.3 is the version number of the commercial version; the free version is at 1.0.

  • General improvements.
  • Use escape key to exit full screen mode.
  • Rating and registration built in.


OS X 10.6.6 or later


Current Version (1.x)


Version Downloads
Education / Language
27 Apr 2011
OS X / Intel 32