Disney Publishing Worldwide Brings the Magic of Disney Storytelling to
Story-Based Apps Featuring Popular Disney Franchises Available for the First
Time on Google Play; Achieve Top 10 Ranking in “New Paid Apps” Category on
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GLENDALE, Calif. -- September 16, 2013
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
*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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are property of their respective owners.
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
Disney Publishing Worldwide
Amelia Lukiman, 818-544-0125
360PR for Disney Publishing Worldwide
Mike Rush, 617-585-5792
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