Currently Being ModeratedJan 21, 2012 7:28 AM (in response to Thom_D)
Yes. According to an article in USA Today:
Apple has owned up to the issue. In a statement provided to USA TODAY Saturday morning, the company said, "We're aware of a small number of iBooks 2 users having issues with the playback of the introduction movies when opening iBooks textbooks. It will be fixed soon in an upcoming software update."
Currently Being ModeratedJan 25, 2012 4:41 AM (in response to Thom_D)
I got exactly the same problem with that book. My workaround was to quickly swipe while the book was loading (force-quite iBooks first to be able to restart it properly) with two/three fingers to the left, and it managed to get itself unstuck...