‘Ultimate Sharks’ Is Top Grossing iPad Book App This Week

To prepare for Mediabistro’s upcoming Publishing App Expo on December 7-8, we will be spotlighting the top grossing book apps every week–helping our readers discover and analyze successful content.

Ultimate Sharks by Discovery Communications is currently the Top Grossing iPad app in the books category. The app came out last week, as part of the Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” feature, which is airing this week. Marvel Comics, Comics and DC Comics also made the list this week, as did two different Cars 2 book apps from Disney.

Below, we’ve listed the top ten grossing iPad apps of the week. We’ve linked to the online pages for the individual apps so you can explore the content without opening iTunes.

Top 10 Grossing iPad Book Apps

1. Ultimate Sharks

2. Marvel Comics

3. Comics

4.DC Comics

5. Cars 2 World Grand Prix

6. Bible+

7. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

8. VIZ Manga for iPad

9. Dark Horse Comics

10. The Elements: A Visual Exploration