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Wubb Games Offer Good Clean Fun with Arcade-Style Action
NEW YORK, NY (September 18, 2012) – Following the success of Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure, recently a top ranked storybook app on iTunes and Amazon, Cupcake Digital, Inc. introduces a series of new mini-game apps based on the popular Wubb Games. This collection of games, inspired by the Emmy® Award winning Nick Jr. TV show “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!®,” is now available for only 99 cents each. Disco Dancin’ Wubbzy and Wubbzy’s Kooky Kostume Kreator are available now on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play, and Wubbzy’s Mash the Bot and Talking Wubbzy will follow soon. These apps are the first to be released by Cupcake Digital, a collaborative integrated media company that has partnered with Wubbzy’s producers to bring the lovable character to this exciting medium.
“Wubbzy’s vibrant graphics, fun sound effects, and playful animations translate into great games designed specifically for educating and entertaining young children with the same positive and fun-filled tone in Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!,” said Brad Powers, Chairman of Cupcake Digital. “As more parents share their smartphones and tablets with their kids, they can be assured their young children will have fun with these new digital Wubb Games. We’re excited to continue to bring high-quality apps to the millions of fans of the series.”
Wubb Games available now include:
Disco Dancin’ Wubbzy – Kids will enjoy dancing along with Wubbzy as they help him stay in step with the squares on the lighted dance floor in this interactive memory game that will help teach pattern recognition in an entertaining way!
Wubbzy’s Kooky Kostume Kreator – Mix and match silly costumes with Wubbzy! The game offers tons of dress-up options and several colorful backgrounds directly from Wuzzleburg, so players can use their imaginations to complete Wubbzy’s special look.
Fans also can interact with Wubbzy and friends at iWubbzy.com and enjoy lots of free, fun-filled activities and music videos from the television series. Wubbzy and his friends are also on Facebook, Twitter , Pinterest and on Google+ as iWubbzy.
About Cupcake Digital
Cupcake Digital, Inc. was formed in June 2012 under the guiding principle that a digital experience designed to make kids smile can also make parents happy. When a child interacts with a tablet, smartphone or e-reader we know they are being given a way to play, laugh, learn and grow. We love being part of that experience. Cupcake has partnered with the property owners including the creators of the Emmy Award winning series “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” to develop mobile apps including the successful “Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure” storybook app.
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.
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Wubbzy and His Pals Swashbuckle
Their Way Into a New Storybook App
Pirate Treasure Marks First Release of a Storybook App featuring Characters from the Popular Children’s Television Series “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!®”
NEW YORK, NY (March 1, 2012) – Ahoy mateys! Wubbzy, the lovable character from the Emmy® Award-winning Nick Jr. TV show “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!®” always has a new adventure in store, and now he is bringing his vibrant brand of fun and play to parents and kids everywhere with Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure, a new storybook app available now on the iTunes store. The app is now available for the introductory price of $1.99 and will retail for $3.99. This app is the first of several collaborations between Bolder Media, Inc. and GoodTalk Apps to bring Wubbzy’s stories to iTunes and the Android Market in the coming months.
“I’ve always felt Wow! Wow! Wubbzy was a perfect show to adapt as a storybook app. It’s colorful, action-filled, positive and just right for the kids who are using their parent’s tablets for entertainment and learning,” said Susan Miller, CEO of Bolder Media.
In Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure, Wubbzy and his friends, Walden, Widget and Daizy find a map, and their quest to find the spot marked “x” makes for a great adventure for kids of all ages. Readers will be delighted to explore Wubbzy’s whimsical world in a wonderfully narrated story filled with tappable moments, playful sound effects, fun music videos, games, and 100+ animations. For special quiet time, the Just a Book mode let’s kids experience the storybook app like a good, old-fashioned picture book by turning off interaction and sound.
“We are excited to be partnering with Bolder Media to bring Wubbzy and his friends to the world of mobile applications,” says GoodTalk Apps CEO Brad Powers. “We’ve been sharing Wubbzy’s world with fans via social media for some time now, and we know from this experience that Wubbzy is a much loved character with kids and parents. Wubbzy and his friends are known worldwide for their positive stories and lighthearted colorful world. This translates into a fun, interactive storybook app, and we can’t wait to keep bringing his stories to fans.”
Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure includes Wow! Wow! features:
- • Three Reading Modes:
- • READ & PLAY: In this mode, children can tap and interact on each page as the story is read.
- • READ TO ME: The narrator reads the book and a child can tap and interact with the story.
- • JUST A BOOK: It turns off interactive elements, sound and narration. Perfect for bedtime and quiet time.
- • Four mini-games (Pirate Dress-Up, Froggity-Frogs, Rockity-Rocks, and Snappity-Snap Turtles) within the storybook to further engage.
- • Sing-a-long music videos (Pirate Treasure, Wubbzy Wiggle, and You’re a Star) to make kids want to get up and dance.
- • Bookplate Personalization to add a child’s picture and name to the main menu.
- • Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure concludes with a Grown Ups Corner to guide parents in discussing the story with their kids
Wubbzy and friends are also building a presence at iWubbzy.com for parents and kids to extend their experience and enjoy lots of free, fun-filled activities and music videos from the television series. Wubbzy and the gang are also interacting with fans on Facebook at facebook.com/iwubbzy and on Twitter @iwubbzy.
“Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!,” a worldwide hit with young viewers and their families since its 2006 TV premiere on Nickelodeon®, currently airs daily on Nick Jr. Wubbzy is a fun, lovable, curious little guy who just likes to play, play, play with his friends in the eye-popping town of Wuzzleburg. The top-rated series supports preschool social skills – sharing, listening, compromising, helping and appreciating others, self-awareness and the use of humor as a coping skill.
Although their world is more fanciful and imaginative than our own, Wubbzy and his friends deal with the same social and developmental issues faced by preschoolers. They learn how they fit into a group, to understand their own feelings and those of others, to get along with one another and about 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. It is a worldwide hit that is broadcast in 100+ countries. 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.
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. (www.boldermedia.com)
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Blast Off With “Wubbzy’s Space Adventure,” the Second “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” Storybook App from Cupcake Digital
NEW YORK, NY (October 16, 2012) – Fans of the Amazon and iTunes top rated Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure and the recently released Disco Dancin’ Wubbzy and Kooky Kostume Kreator WubbGames apps will be excited to experience Wubbzy’s Space Adventure, the latest storybook app inspired by the award-winning Nick Jr. TV series “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!Ò”. This is the second storybook app featuring the lovable character and his friends to be released by Cupcake Digital. Young space explorers will love the story, based on a popular episode of the show in which Wubbzy, Daizy, Walden and Widget must help wake up the Man in the Moon so they can see the sun rise in Wuzzleburg. The app is now available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and for NOOK for the introductory price of $1.99 and will retail for $2.99.
“Space Adventure is a fun story for kids of all ages, brought to life in an exciting digital storybook format that allows Wubbzy’s youngest fans to play, laugh and learn as they help Wubbzy and his friends throughout their journey,” said Brad Powers, Chairman of Cupcake Digital. “Parents and kids will be very satisfied with the high value this vibrant and exciting app brings to their smartphones and tablets in terms of quality, entertainment and bonus elements.”
Wubbzy’s Space Adventure Wow! Wow! features include:
- Three reading modes for allows a child to either read the book and enjoy the interactive fun, or turn on the narration with highlighted words and play along. The Just a Book mode acts as a good, old-fashioned picture book. It turns off interaction and sound, which is perfect for quiet reading time without interactivity.
- Experience two exciting mini-games within the storybook.
- Three original sing-a-long music videos will make kids want to get up and dance.
- Kids will be delighted to paint their favorite characters in fun coloring pages.
- Wubbzy’s Space Adventure concludes with a Grown-Up’s Corner to guide parents in discussing the story with their kids.
Parents can visit iWubbzy.com to find lots of free downloadable activities and videos from the series. Wubbzy and the gang are also interacting with fans on Facebook at facebook.com/iwubbzy, on Twitter @iwubbzy, on Pinterest at http://pinterest.com/iwubbzy/ and on Google+ under iWubbzy.
About Cupcake Digital
Cupcake Digital, Inc. was formed in June 2012 under the guiding principle that a digital experience designed to make kids smile can also make parents happy. When a child interacts with a tablet, smartphone or e-reader we know they are being given a way to play, laugh, learn and grow. We love being part of that experience. Cupcake has partnered with the creators of the Emmy Award winning series “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” to develop mobile apps, including the successful “Wubbzy’s Pirate Treasure” storybook app.
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