Following the recent first anniversary of The Beatles catalog’s worldwide digital exclusivity iTunes, an exclusive Beatles ‘Yellow Submarine’ book that lets readers tap their iPad, iPhone and iPod touch to immerse themselves in the legendary film’s colorful sights and sounds is available for free download on Apple’s iBookstore worldwide starting today at www.iTunes.com/iBookstore.
The iBookstore’s exclusive ‘Yellow Submarine’ book takes the reader on a kaleidoscopic, music-filled journey with The Beatles to an underwater dreamland featuring animated illustrations and text from the 2004 book, 14 full-color video clips from the original 1968 film, audio clips of classic Beatles hits and Sir George Martin’s original score, original dialogue from the film, “read aloud” functionality to follow along as actor Dean Lennox Kelly narrates, as well as interactive features that let you tap the story’s wild array of butterflies, starfish and sea monsters to make them come alive. A video trailer for the book is available for free streaming starting today at www.iTunes.com/TheBeatles.
The vibrantly illustrated book was designed by Fiona Andreanelli using Heinz Edelmann’s original artwork from the film, and its story has been adapted by Charlie Gardner from the film’s original screenplay, co-written by Lee Minoff, Al Brodax, Jack Mendelsohn and Eric Segal.
Check out the links above to download the book, watch the trailer and see the stunning artwork.