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Sesame Street, PBS Kids roll out Cookie Monster app

In a first-time collaboration, the two kids education giants are teaming up to launch the Cookie Monster’s Challenge.

Fred Figglehorn returns with revamped channel

Lucas Cruikshank, ex-Nickelodeon star, teams with Collective Digital Studio brings back his signature character with a revamped YouTube channel for tweens and their families that currently has 2.3 million subscribers.

Education, creativity rate in top paid apps for six to eights

iKids Weekly takes a look at the top apps for kids ages six to eight across the US, Canada, UK, Spain, Russia and Germany. Education- and creativity-based apps get top marks, according to analytics database App Annie.

Vibrant TV brings global content to the US

New international content network Vibrant TV is launching a 24-hour channel in the US. Also rolling out on Hulu, the channel includes kids content like Australia’s Double Trouble (pictured).

The Gruffalo gets playful with new app

Magic Light Pictures launches Gruffalo: Games on the UK App Store with six puzzle games.

Sprout gets into the tablet game

US kids network Sprout is getting into the touchscreen game, with a new tablet made just for kids that will retail exclusively at Walmart for US$99.


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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