Carved pumpkins, cobwebs and creepy crawlies are out in force as Halloween approaches, so we've rounded up some spooky apps for your iOS devices to celebrate this frightening occasion.

Martha Stewart CraftStudio

PRICE: £2.99, plus £1.49 per theme pack

Martha Stewart's CraftStudio app lets you make cards, invitations, scrapbooks, keepsakes and more on your iPad, using papercraft-like materials such as stickers, glitter, cut-outs, markers and textured borders. Special Halloween themes have been added in celebration of the spooky occasion, including a Haunted House and Pumpkin Carving theme

Frankenstein, for iPad and iPhone

PRICE: £1.49

The story of Frankenstein has arrives on iOS devices in the form of an interactive app, where users can read the classic tale and make choices to guide Victor Frankenstein as he creates his monster. It also includes 65 illustrations and the full text of the original 1818 story. It's also fully Retina optimised.

Real Solitaire Free for iPad


Solitaire has been haunted! Real Solitaire is a free iPad app bringing the classic card game to your fingertips. The app's Halloween theme has an animated wallpaper, and comes complete with a full-moon, wicked witch, black cat, haunted house and glowing pumpkins. Plus, once Halloween is over, there's a Christmas theme ready and waiting.

Make A Zombie


With this fun, free app, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch owners can create their very own zombie, complete with crazy outfits, creepy accessories, weapons, hairstyles and apocalyptic backgrounds. Plus, if you feel like it, you can even get your zombie printed onto a t-shirt or hoodie from within the app.

The Simpsons: Tapped Out


Sticking to the zombie theme, help Homer Simpson rebuild the Springfield after he manages to destroy it with a nuclear meltdown. Unfortunately, the undead have are roaming the city, so Homer needs to save Marge, Bart and Lisa from being eaten! It's free to play but faster progression requires in-app donut purchases.



Gameloft's Zombiewood is a dual-stick shooting game set in LA for the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. It may be frightening, but it's also funny, with silly outfits to mix and match and quirky weapon upgrades to buy. Plus, being set in Hollywood, there are lots of movies to be made, and what better way to make them than to film the Zombie apocalypse?

The Haunt 2

PRICE: £1.49

Escape the spooky possessed town of Crimson Hill, through a series of puzzles and mini-games. Find clues and tools that will help your escape in the mysterious locations dotted around the game. The Haunt 2 is a sequel to the popular The Haunt, and is available for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

Mikey Shorts Halloween

PRICE: Free for a limited time

It's Halloween for Mikey Shorts, as he comes to iOS in four brand new levels through two new creepy environments. In this new game, Mikey has more than 90 disguises to wear as he sets out to rescue people and collect coins in this retro-feel side scroller.

Zombie Rollers

PRICE: 69p

Hop into your Zombieball and start taking out the walking dead by squishing them flat. There are different Zombieballs to travel in with different functions, such as the zombie attracting 'Meatball' and the bouncy 'Beachball'. Chillingo has created ten characters to play as too, including an ape…

Stupid Zombies 2

PRICE: 69p

More Zombie killing, this time in a side scrolling puzzler sequel, Stupid Zombies 2, for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. There are 300 levels, two characters to play as, new weapons and scary-looking environments to play in, and it's also compatible with Game Center so you can compare your scores with friends.

Don't have an iOS device? Aspyr is offering a selection of its first person shooter games for Mac at half price. Offer ends at midnight on 31 October.