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Club Penguin gets Frozen

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Mike the Knight feature rides onto Hulu

HIT Entertainment and kids home entertainment distributor NCircle Entertainment are exclusively premiering the knight-in-training’s new movie on US-based streaming service Hulu next week.


SuperAwesome intros tool for kid-safe ads

UK-based kids and teen marketing platform SuperAwesome has released an SDK that lets developers add COPPA-compliant ads to apps with a single line of code.


MCN Fullscreen’s live event Intour is not a quick cash-in

Several seats at Saturday’s show are reserved for corporate execs as the tween- and teen-skewing MCN sets out to prove the mainstream potential of its YouTubers.


Educational iPad apps still popular with nine to 11s

Looking at some of the top paid iPad apps around the world for the nine to 11 demo right now, it appears kids are transitioning to more open-play adventure games, casual/social games and puzzle/creative games, but are still invested in a variety of educational apps.


Netflix picks up Ankama’s Wakfu

Netflix has picked up the French indie Ankama’s Wakfu (52 x 26 minutes) globally. The fantasy-adventure is based on a video game of the same name from Ankama Animation.


Imira scores first Hulu deal

Spanish production and distribution company Imira Entertainment has inked its first deal with Hulu for animated series Lola & Virginia.


Magazine

Check out the summer edition iKids Digital! We’ve got the scoop on app market consolidation, how technology is changing the Maker Movement and where to find some of the most innovative startups in North America.

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