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Thursday, August 15, 2013

The Jim Henson Company and Cupcake Digital Release Fraggle Rock Game Day

New York, NY;
Hollywood, CA (PRWEB)

The celebration of the 30th anniversary of “Fraggle Rock” continues as Cupcake Digital announces an all-new interactive story adventure app based on the beloved series created by Jim Henson. Fraggle Rock Game Day stars the adorable, pig-tailed Red as she does loads of laundry, makes the biggest splash, and picks radishes on her way to having a record-breaking game day. While Red is busy on her quest to be the best of the best, Junior Gorg captures her Fraggle friends. Will Red also be able to save Boober, Gobo, Mokey and Wembley? The full story is available today for $2.99 on the Apple App Store, Amazon, Google Play and the Barnes & Noble NOOK Store™ for iOS, Android, NOOK and Kindle Fire platforms.

In addition to the playful story app, Cupcake Digital is making Fraggle Friends Forever available for free (regularly $2.99) from August 15-19 on iTunes and Amazon. This first Fraggle Rock enhanced story app was introduced in May 2013, and has been a top-rated app ever since.

“We remain committed to releasing Fraggle Rock apps that continue to bring this wonderful world to life for fans everywhere. With Fraggle Rock Game Day, the second story app in our series, we capture the timeless qualities of the television series in a meaningful story and exciting games built for shared family time,” said Susan Miller, president of Cupcake Digital.

“After 30 years, Fraggle Rock continues to delight viewers of all ages. We think our second collaboration with Cupcake Digital will engage the children of parents who have been Fraggle fans since their childhood as well as introduce new families to the franchise,” said Melissa Segal, executive vice president of global consumer products, The Jim Henson Company.”

Fraggle Rock Game Day includes vibrant animations, learning games, coloring pages, and other features, including: 

Text highlighting, synced narration, silly sound effects, and three reading modes: Read & Play, Read to    Me, and Just a Book for quiet reading time

Games and skill-building activities, include Whack-A-Radish, Doozer’s Crossing and Alpha Suds, designed to help young learners with spelling, letter recognition, shape identification and counting

Creative coloring pages with fun Fraggle Rock scenes straight from the story

A Common Core Corner detailing educational experiences infused within the app to help prepare children for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

The Grown-Up’s Corner offers thoughtful questions about the story designed to spark open-ended conversation and reinforce reading comprehension

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