Zodiak Kids has secured a worldwide deal with LeapFrog Enterprises, excluding Australia and New Zealand, that will see the first 52 eps of preschool series Tickety Toc made available on the LeapPad family of tablets including LeapPad Ultra and LeapPad2 Power plus gaming system LeapsterGS.
The first bundle of episodes will be available in the US starting next month. Further episodes will launch in the US as downloadable content at LeapFrog’s App Center throughout 2014, with new releases occurring throughout the year. The series will launch on LeapFrog devices in the UK, and in other territories throughout the world, later in the year.
Tickety Toc was created and is directed by Korea-based FunnyFlux Entertainment founder and president Gil Hoon Jung. Executive producers are Nigel Pickard and Vanessa Hill for The Foundation and the series producer is Karina Stanford-Smith.
Zodiak Kids control all worldwide rights for Tickety Toc except in Korea and Japan.
LeapFrog, for its part, has been consistently boosting the presence of children’s animated content on its devices. Last year, for instance, Nickelodeon licensed series Team Umizoomi, Go, Diego, Go!, Ni Hao,Kai-lan, SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Bubble Guppies and Wonder Pets! to LeapFrog’s App Center in France, Belgium, Switzerland and Canada.