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JibJab brings kids' ebooks to the iPad (images)

JibJab founders, best known for its songs of political satire, bring their skills for iPad-based ebooks where anyone can be the star.
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JabJab, first known for its online songs of political satire in the 2004 Bush-Kerry campaign, is branching out into childrens ebooks for the iPad. In another sign that ebooks are the future, co-founders Gregg and Evan Spiridellis found that their children enjoyed reading ebooks on the iPad better than the traditional bound copies, so they decided to make their own.

The JibJab ebooks are available on the iTunes app store.

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To personalize the book, select the name and skin tone of the "star."

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Choose the character to play the lead.

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Make some final adjustments.

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And see the results.

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Here's what a typical page looks like.

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Another personalized page.

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The Spiridelli brothers made headlines in 2004 when their comic video, This Land, spoofed both candidates and became an instant online hit.

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You can join their site and use your own photos to make your the star of popular movies such as this 1:56 version of Star Wars: The Empires Strikes Back.

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JibJab also features ecards where in one of them several presidents will give congratulations.

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Or you can show off your six pack in a Chippendale's dance routine.

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