May 30, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises Inc., the leader in educational entertainment, and Zinkia Entertainment (Zinkia), brand creator and producer of the hit global multiplatform brand
, today announced a partnership to bring content from the award-winning animated children's series
to the LeapPad™ -- the #1 learning tablet for kids.* The agreement was negotiated by Evolution, the North American licensing agent for
. The content will be available this summer through the LeapFrog App Center.
The LeapFrog and Zinkia brands are popular among both kids and parents. The beloved
character brings curiosity to children around the world and inspires them to explore, discover and learn. LeapFrog's award-winning multimedia platforms paired with familiar characters and popular television episodes will bring engaging entertainment to children. LeapFrog will make episodes from the first two seasons of the
television series and the special,
and the Space Circus,
available in English and for the first time Spanish, through the LeapFrog App Center.
"We are excited to partner with the endearing children's property
to provide more fun and engaging learning experiences, furthering our mission to help children reach their potential," said
, vice president of multimedia learning at LeapFrog. "
is a wonderful complement to our existing educational entertainment offerings and we think our consumers will be delighted to find his exciting adventures in our growing App Center."
are an ideal match," said
, managing director of brand and business development for Zinkia Entertainment,
creator. "Evolution is seeking out the types of products and services that feel like organic extensions of the
brand and LeapFrog is definitely a grand slam."
"LeapFrog's multimedia learning platforms are an ideal vehicle for delivering
episodes to young fans on the go," said
Travis J. Rutherford
, president licensing & retail, Evolution. "Utilizing the LeapFrog App Center, parents can be assured that their children are safe while also learning through laughter with