Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! ® is a perfect show to adapt as an enhanced storybook app,” says Susan Miller, CEO of Bolder Media, Inc. “It’s colorful, action-filled, positive, and just right for kids who are using tablets for entertainment and learning.
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New York, NY (PRWEB) March 13, 2012
Wubbzy, the lovable character from the Emmy® Award-winning Nick Jr. TV show “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!®” is bringing his vibrant world of fun and play to the iPad, iPhone and Android phone and tablet in Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure, a new storybook app available now in the iTunes App Store and Android Market. The app retails for $3.99, and is currently available for a special introductory price of $1.99. This app is the first of continuing collaborations between Bolder Media, Inc. and GoodTalk Apps that will bring Wubbzy’s stories to the iTunes App Store and the Android Market in coming months.
“Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! ® is a perfect show to adapt as an enhanced storybook app,” says Susan Miller, CEO of Bolder Media, Inc. “It’s colorful, action-filled, positive, and just right for kids who are using tablets for entertainment and learning.”
In Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure, readers join Wubbzy and his friends Walden, Widget and Daizy on a quest to find a special and surprising pirate treasure in a wonderfully narrated adventure filled with tappable story moments, playful sound effects and over 100 animations. Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure includes four games within the storybook that engage readers, three sing along music videos that will make kids want to get up and dance, and three reading modes for different levels of interactivity. There is also a parents’ guide with discussion questions to spark conversation and reinforce story lessons for young readers.
“We are excited to partner with Bolder Media to bring Wubbzy to the world of mobile applications,” says GoodTalk Apps COO Kevin Smith. “We’ve been sharing Wubbzy’s world with fans via social media for some time now, and it has shown how loved Wubbzy is by kids and parents.”
Wubbzy and friends are also building a presence at iWubbzy.com for parents and kids to extend their app experience and enjoy lots of free, fun-filled activities and music videos from the television series. Wubbzy and friends are also interacting with fans on Facebook at facebook.com/iwubbzy and on Twitter @iwubbzy.
About “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!®”
“Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!®” has been a worldwide hit since its 2006 TV premiere on Nickelodeon® and is now broadcast in 100+ countries and airs daily on Nick Jr. The top-rated series supports preschool social skills such as sharing, listening, compromising, helping others, and the value of friendship and community.
“Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! ®” is produced by Bolder Media, Inc. in association with Starz Media’s Film Roman Animation Studio. Susan Miller Lazar (co-producer of Ella Enchanted) and Fred Seibert (executive producer of The FairlyOdd Parents) are the executive producers of the show created by Emmy® Award winner Bob Boyle.
GoodTalk Apps partners with media property owners to develop enhanced storybook applications and create comprehensive digital marketing ecosystems around them. The company’s programming, design, marketing, technology and media experts team with early childhood education specialists to provide children and parents with storybooks, activities and digital destinations, designed to create good times and good talks while promoting reading skills and good values. (http://www.goodtalkapps.com)
About Bolder Media, Inc.
Bolder Media, Inc. is a joint venture formed by veteran producers Susan Miller and Fred Seibert for the development of books, television series, movies and digital media for young boys and girls. Susan Miller of Bolder Media, Inc. and Mixed Media Group and Fred Seibert of Bolder Media, Inc. and Frederator Studios are executive producers on “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!®” Bob Boyle is the creator and executive producer of the series. (http://www.boldermedia.com)
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