“we are pleased to give parents who want to expose their children to the language something they will appreciate”
NEW YORK — July 2, 2013 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Cupcake Digital is delivering on their promise to translate their existing roster of English language deluxe story apps into Spanish with today’s launch of “La Aventura de Wubbzy y Los Dinosaurios.” The company is giving parents high-quality apps that are designed to expose kids to Spanish by offering the option to switch language with a simple tap of a button. The new Spanish app is available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and the Barnes & Noble NOOK Store(TM) for $1.99 to download and is free to upgrade for those who already own the English language version.
“We have received a wonderful reception from parents who are so happy to have a bilingual option, and we look forward to offering even more of our popular story experiences to this growing market,” said Cupcake Digital Chairman Brad Powers. “These apps have given my own son a great tool for practicing Spanish with his bilingual mother, and we are so pleased to give parents who want to expose their children to the language something they will appreciate as much as we do.”
La Aventura de Wubbzy y Los Dinosaurios features:
— Fun 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
— Three original sing-along music videos taken from the popular Emmy(R) 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
The top-rated Wubbzy’s Space Adventure (La Aventura Espacial de Wubbzy) is already available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and NOOK App Stores, and Wubbzy’s vibrant and exciting adventures in other deluxe story apps will soon be available in Spanish. 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 with the intent of transforming children’s entertainment properties into enhanced story experiences infused with educational elements. The Company has created noteworthy, award-winning digital applications based on the Emmy(R) award-winning television series “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! (R)” and “Fraggle Rock,” as well as the Animal Planet brand. The company’s apps are consistently top-ranked among children’s book apps on the Amazon, iTunes and NOOK Apps Stores. Headquartered in NYC, Cupcake Digital was founded by proven professionals in the fields of technology, family entertainment, publishing and brand marketing. In October of 2012, Cupcake Digital received its first round of private funding and has since gone on to partner with additional major children’s entertainment properties. 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 Starz Media, LLC’s Film Roman Animation Studio.