|By Business Wire||
|September 16, 2013 09:05 AM EDT||
Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) announced today that storytelling apps from The Walt Disney Company’s most beloved franchises are now available for the first time for Android™ devices on Google Play™.
“This launch is a natural next step for us given the rising popularity of Android tablets and smartphones among families around the world,” said Andrew Sugerman, executive vice president, Disney Publishing Worldwide. “We are excited to bring the magic of Disney storytelling to life on Google Play and add it to our growing portfolio of apps for smartphones and tablets that inspire and entertain families in the way only Disney can.”
Owners of Android smartphones and tablets can now enjoy interactive storytelling from Disney, including digital storybook, activity, and creativity apps that invite families to read, play, and create with characters they know and love. Launching with eight apps that achieved a Top 10 Ranking in the “New Paid Apps” category on Google Play, DPW will release new apps in waves each month.
Disney Publishing apps now available for the first time on Google Play are:
- Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Paint & Play - Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Paint and Play is a magical 3D coloring book that lets kids bring Mickey’s Clubhouse world to life. Kids will paint everything they see, including Mickey and Minnie!
- Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Wildlife Count Along – Kids are invited to join Mickey and the gang on a globe-trotting trip to Mickey Beach to take pictures while counting animals and learning about wildlife habitats.
- Minnie Bow Maker – Based on Disney Junior’s popular animated television series, “Minnie Bow-Toons,” Minnie Bow Maker offers Minnie a bow for every situation, and kids and families can help her choose the material, color, shape, pattern, and style of bow and then watch their creation take shape!
- Disney Princess: Story Theater – Kids are invited to create their own animated movie starring their favorite princesses, including Cinderella, Ariel, and Belle, and some of their very best friends. Kids can choose their setting, characters, props, and actions, then record their voice to bring their magical tale to life.
For more information, visit DisneyBookApps.com. To download apps from Disney Publishing Worldwide for Android, visit Google Play.
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About Disney Publishing Worldwide
Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) is the world's largest publisher of children's books and magazines with over 700 million products sold each year. DPW consists of an extensive worldwide licensing structure as well as vertically integrated publishing imprints, including Disney Book Group in the U.S. and Disney Libri in Italy. DPW publishes a range of children's magazines globally, as well as Disney kids magazines in the U.S. Disney English is DPW's English language learning business, which includes Disney English learning centers in China and a worldwide retail-licensing program. DPW's digital products include bestselling eBook titles as well as original apps. Headquartered in Glendale, California, DPW publishes books, magazines, and digital products in 85 countries in 75 languages. For more information visit www.disneypublishing.com.