ShoPro and Picoton Announced That Newly Updated “Sea Animals Set” of Dora-Kids SHUFFLE FUN Is Now Available For App Store

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“Dora-Kids x SHUFFLE FUN” for iPhone and iPad is an intellectual education app for kids to learn and play with animals and dinosaurs. It has now reached 410,000 downloads worldwide.

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Children can play and combine more than 10,000 patterns of animals, dinosaurs and sea animals.

Picoton Co., Ltd. (“Picoton”) announced new feature “Sea Animal Set” was added to the “Dora-Kids x SHUFFLE FUN,” which is the intellectual education app co-developed by Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co., Ltd. (“ShoPro”) and Picoton.

With this “Sea Animal Set,” the users are able to replay with the sea animals that children made over and over again.

“Dora-Kids x SHUFFLE FUN” was released in July, 2012 as one of “Edupli” series. “Edupli” series are the education app that a parent and a child can play and learn together, and have been downloaded over 410,000.

What is “Dora-Kids x SHUFFLE FUN” for iPhone and iPad?

It is the intellectual education app of cute animations made for one- to six-year-old children. It enables children to learn the names of animals and dinosaurs as they combine the three pieces of separate body parts.

The purpose of creating this app is to create the time for a parent and a child to enjoy communicating together.

Since the release in July 2012, this app has been downloaded in over 140 countries and is now ranked on No.2 in education category at iTunes App Store in Japan. The fact that it was downloaded 100,000 only in one month shows its popularity.


1. Collaboration with “Dora-Kids” and “SHUFFLE NURIE” series.

“Dora-Kids x SHUFFLE FUN” is the newest shuffle app series for kids.

It was developed as a collaboration app with “Dora-Kids” by ShoPro and with “SHUFFLE NURIE” series by Picoton.    

“Dora-Kids” is an educational program for early childhood run by ShoPro.


2. Children can play and combine more than 100,000 patterns of animals, dinosaurs and sea animals. Children can expand their imagination and have fun in creating unique combinations.

[For more information]
YouTube: (for kids playing), (for app details)

About Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co., Ltd. (ShoPro)
ShoPro is a subsidiary of Japan’s largest publishing houses, Shogakukan Inc., Shueisha Inc. and Hakusensha Inc., They distribute the majority share of the most popular magazines and comic books in Japan.

About Picoton Co., Ltd.
Picoton is a specialized company of planning and developing events and apps for children putting much value on children’s imagination. Picoton distributes the apps of “SHUFFLENURIE” series for iPhone and iPad all over the world.

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