Atlantyca Entertainment and Moonscoop have signed publishing and home video deals with Malaysia-based Pelican Publishing for preschool property Dive Olly Dive!.
The publishing deal includes the sale of translation rights to Pelican Publishing for six titles created by Atlantyca and licensing rights for 10 new titles. At the same time, Moonscoop has granted home video rights to Pelican for the DVD distribution of the first two seasons of Dive Olly Dive!.
The three-year agreement includes 52 x half-hour episodes that will be available in both English and Mandarin-language versions from Pelican. Both deals include distribution rights throughout Malaysia and Singapore. The first three DVD titles and books are slated for a fall release.
Set to premiere a second season on Disney Channel in Asia this July, Dive Olly Dive! follows the underwater adventures of Olly and Beth, two young, unmanned research-submarines-in-training.