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And the iKids Awards 2015 finalists are…

Along with Kidscreen Awards, check out who made the shortlist for the third-annual iKids Awards, which recognize the market’s best digital media products and platforms for children.


Penguins of Madagascar slide into new app with JumpStart

With the latest film in DreamWorks Animation’s popular Madagascar franchise hitting US theaters today, game developer JumpStart has launched a mobile app based on the cunning birds, Penguins of Madagascar: Dibble Dash.


Maker Studios signs five toy review channels

Acknowledging that channels dedicated to toy reviews and product unboxing have become one of the fastest-growing genres of family programming online, Maker Studios has cut a deal to syndicate five of the largest ones across its extensive multichannel network.


codeSpark brings out The Foos to get kids coding

Co-founded by a former creative director at Disney’s Internet Group, California-based startup codeSpark has launched new learning game The Foos to teach kids the basics of coding. The new title will be featured in nonprofit Code.org’s upcoming global Hour of Code event that expects to draw 40 million kid participants.


Ella Bella expands mobile presence with new app

Happy-go-lucky Ella Bella, star of preschool series Ella Bella Bingo, has bounced her way into new iOS/Android app Ella Bella BICYCLE THIEF.


Planet Nemo launches BeeBooks

Paris-based Planet Nemo Interactive, the sister company of toon producer and distributor Planet Nemo Animation (What’s the Big Idea?, Groove High), has launched BeeBooks, a new line of fully interactive book apps.


Magazine

Our fall edition of iKids Digital is now available! We’re taking a look at the migration of virtual worlds to mobile, how to find success in the mobile education space, wearable tech for kids and much more.

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