FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the Groundlings book about?
This is a children’s story about an underground creature named Clado. It is for all ages, but recommended for ages 5 – 10.
How long is the Groundlings Book 1?
Groundlings – The Abandoned Burrow is 45 pages long and can take between 30 minutes to 2 hours to go through depending on age and speed.
How do I get a copy of the Groundlings book?
It can be downloaded from the Apple iBook Store as an Apple iBook.
What do I need to be able to read your books?
Our books will play on the following platforms: Apple iPad 2, iPad 3rd Generation, iPad 4th Generation and the iPad mini. It can be played on all regular and Retina display iPad devices. You will need at least 80MB of free space and be running at least iOS 6.1 on your device and iBooks app 3.1. If you don't have the iBooks app, you can download it for free from Apple's App Store. CyberTales' books can also be viewed in iBooks on a Mac Desktop or Laptop running Mavericks (OS X 10.9.x).
Do you have any other books besides Groundlings?
CyberTales, Inc. is currently in the process of turning all of our stories into interactive eBooks. There are currently 4 separate series in development and many short stories on the way.
Why are your books only available in the Apple iBook Store?
All of our eBooks are highly interactive. They feature multiple animations, sounds, character voices, narrator voices and interactive touch areas on each page. Some pages also include small game like activities. Currently, only the Apple iPad can handle this technology in book form. We will make books for other platforms when it is possible.
Why does the sound from the Groundlings book continue to play when I return to the Home screen?
In order to fully close the Groundlings book in your iBooks app you must click on the "Circle x" in the top left corner of any page.
What can I do if my book is running a little slow?
You may want to try closing other apps you have running or try refreshing your iBooks app. To reset any app on the iPad, go back to the iPad's home screen and press twice on the Home button. This will bring up the Task Bar and you will see all of the apps running on your iPad along the bottom of the screen. Press and hold the iBooks app icon (or any other app to close it) until you see the icons shake and a red circle with a minus sign inside. Tap on the red circle next to the app to close it. To exit the Task Bar, click on the Home button to stop the shaking of the icons and then click the Home button again to return to the home screen. You can then re-open the iBooks app and the book.
How do I reset my Groundlings book and go back to Page 1?
On any page, you can touch the "Menu" button on the bottom left corner. When the "Menu Options" screen pops up, touch the "Reset Book" button and it will bring you back to Page 1 of the book.
How do I navigate through my Groundlings book?
On any page, you can touch the "Menu" button on the bottom left corner. When the "Menu Options" screen pops up, touch the "Instructions" button and it will walk you through how to navigate the Groundlings book.