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Mobile Platform Speakaboos to Launch App for iPhone and iPod Touch

Mobile Platform Speakaboos to Launch App for iPhone and iPod Touch

Speakaboos, an award-winning mobile education platform has launched a Speakaboos App for iPhone and iPad touch. The platform brings children's stories to digital devices through interactive storybooks. 

The compnay also announced new titles from the Jim Henson Company, HIT Entertainment, and Scholastic Media/Weston Woods. The app will include user-friendly character navigation and an optimized design for smaller screen sizes. It also will feature new additional reading categories: Robots and Dinosaurs. The app is free to download and users can explore their first three stories for free, and an unlimited subscription service is available for $4.99 a month, $26.99 for six months, and $49.99 for a year. 

Speakaboos will feature new stories from the Henson Company including three new "Sid The Science Kid" titles, "Rollie Pollies", "Reused Robot", and "Hello Doggies." Others from the Scholastic Media's Weston Woods videos include "Wheels on the Bus," "I Stink!" and "Is Your Mamma A Llama?" The new titles will be live on the Speakaboos App in August, and this fall, Speakaboos will release titles from HIT Entertainment including stories from Thomas and Friends, Angelina Ballerina and The Next Steps.

"We've seen over 1 million books read on our iPad app since our launch a year ago, and we're thrilled to give kids one more way to engage in reading on the iPhone and iPod touch," says Noelle Millholt, COO & Co-Founder at Speakaboos. "We are honored to work with highly acclaimed partners like The Jim Henson Company, Scholastic, and HIT Entertainment to help bring favorite characters and beloved stories to Speakaboos."

Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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