Petting Zoo by Christoph Niemann: Official App Trailer

The Petting Zoo app by Christoph Niemann features thousands of hand-drawn animation frames, and playful, musical sounds for each animal, for hours of fun.

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"Petting Zoo by Christoph Niemann" is an interactive picture book for iPad and iPhone, designed by highly acclaimed illustrator Christoph Niemann.


Petting Zoo by Christoph Niemann is available from the iTunes store.


Click here for the international edition.


Click here for the special South African edition.

Christoph Niemann's first interactive picture book is a delightful menagerie of 21 illustrated, animated animals. Swipe and tap each unique creature and be surprised at how they react. This app combines the charm of handmade animations and Niemann's wry humor with state-of-the-art technology. What would an elephant in your bathroom do? Can a dog breakdance? Could you play a crocodile's teeth like a xylophone?


  • 21 unique interactive animals
  • Thousands of hand drawn animation frames 
  • Fun for all ages 
  • Playful, musical sounds for each animal 
  • No English required (animals don't speak English!)


  • Concept and animations: Christoph Niemann
  • Developer: Jon Huang
  • Music and Sound Design: Markus Wormstorm
  • Executive Producer: Design Indaba

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