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Harry Potter books come to Apple in exclusive digitally enhanced editions

Digital books feature interactive animations and annotations from J.K. Rowling

Digital versions of all seven Harry Potter books are now exclusively available on Apple's iBooks Store. The company announced the launch in a press release published today, adding that the "enhanced" digital versions of J.K. Rowling's novels feature interactive animations, custom covers, and annotations written by Rowling herself.

Previously, digital versions of the novels were only available on the Pottermore Shop, a dedicated website for all things Harry Potter. The "Enhanced Editions" of the books are available in English today for $9.99 each in 32 countries. French, German, and Spanish versions of the books will be available on November 9th, and can be pre-ordered starting today.

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"I'm thrilled to see the Harry Potter books so beautifully realized on iBooks for the digital world," Rowling said in a statement. "The artwork and animations in these enhanced editions bring the stories alive in a delightful new way."

Rowling's books are among the best-selling of all-time, and have continued to prove popular with readers eight years after the publication of the final installment, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. In 2014, Bloomsbury, Rowling's publisher, saw sales of the series increase by 29 percent after reissuing the novels with new covers.

The books are available for purchase on the iBooks Store.