“With Wubbzy’s Train Adventure, we continue to provide exceptional storybooks in Spanish with valuable educational components that parents and their kids are sure to love." said Cupcake Digital Chairman Brad Powers.
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New York, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2013
Cupcake Digital continues to translate their English language deluxe story apps into Spanish with today’s launch of Wubbzy y El Tren Loco. The company is committed to providing opportunities for exposing children to a new language with the option to switch from English to Spanish with the simple touch of a button. Wubbzy y El Tren Loco features a fun-filled story in which Wubbzy and his friends overcome silly and surprising obstacles when their train breaks down on its way to the Kooky Karnival. This wonderful app for big and little kids is available today for $2.99 on the Apple App Store, Amazon, Google Play and the Barnes & Noble NOOK Store™ for iOS, Android, NOOK and Kindle Fire devices. The English/Spanish version can be downloaded new or the addition of a Spanish language option is a free upgrade for those who already own the English version.
“With Wubbzy’s Train Adventure, we continue to provide exceptional storybooks in Spanish with valuable educational components that parents and their kids are sure to love." said Cupcake Digital Chairman Brad Powers. “This Wubbzy story is one of my son’s favorites now he can practice my wife’s native language. I hope that our fans benefit similarly and utilize these bilingual apps as a bonding experience.”
Wubbzy y El Tren Loco features:
- Playful mini-games within the story and added learning games for practice of number, letter and sight word recognition
- Professional narration of the same story in English and Spanish is a good introduction for initiating natural language acquisition
- Individually highlighted words in the app are designed specifically for teaching the basics of spelling and vocabulary and can be used to practice Spanish
- Three reading modes: Just a Book for quiet reading time, Read to Me and Read & Play
- Spanish subtitles have been added to three original sing-along music videos from the popular Emmy®award-winning series
- Coloring pages with scenes straight from the story
- A Grown-Up’s Corner to guide parents, teachers and caregivers in discussing the story with kids
Cupcake Digital’s top-rated apps, Wubbzy’s Space Adventure (Wubbzy en una Aventura Espacial) as well as Wubbzy’s Dinosaur Adventure (La Aventura de Wubbzy y Los Dinosaurios), are already available in bilingual versions for purchase on the Apple App Store, Amazon, Google Play and the Barnes & Noble NOOK Store™. Wubbzy’s vibrant and exciting adventures in other deluxe story apps will soon be available in Spanish as well. Wubbzy and friends are also interacting with fans on Facebook as iWubbzy, iDaizy, iWidget and iWalden. For more information, visit http://www.cupcakedigital.com/apps-en-espanol/.
About Cupcake Digital
Cupcake Digital, Inc. was established in June 2012, and has been successfully transforming children’s entertainment properties into enhanced story experiences and learn & play apps, giving kids an opportunity to interact with the characters they love. The Company has created noteworthy, award-winning digital applications based on the Emmy®-winning television series “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!®” The Jim Henson Company's “Fraggle Rock,” American Greetings' Strawberry Shortcake as well as Discovery’s Animal Planet brand. The company’s apps are consistently top-ranked among children's book and education apps on the Apple App Store, Amazon, Google Play and the Barnes & Noble NOOK Store. Headquartered in NYC, Cupcake Digital was founded by proven professionals in the fields of technology, family entertainment, publishing and brand marketing. In October 2012, Cupcake Digital received its first round of private funding and has since gone on to partner with leading children's entertainment properties worldwide and has received four Parents' Choice Awards and two Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards. For more information about Cupcake Digital Inc., please visit http://www.cupcakedigital.com.
About Bolder Media
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. “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! ®” is produced in association with the Film Roman animation studio of Starz.
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