Interactive entertainment agency Smashing Ideas has released an enhanced version of The War of the Worlds for the iPad.

The enhanced eBook is based on H.G. Wells sci-fi classic is the first release from Smashing Ideas’ new ePublishing division. The app includes a story based on text from the 1898 Wells story, along with additional audio, and interactive elements. This video demonstrates these capabilities. The app is now available for $3.99.

The release follows Smashing Ideas’ new partnership with Random House. In September, Smashing Ideas said that it is working with the publisher to develop book-based children’s Apps for mobile devices.