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VeggieTales Interactive Storybook Collection Now Available on iPad Via Storypanda and Big Idea Entertainment Agreement

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Storypanda Digital Publishing announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Big Idea Entertainment, a subsidiary of DreamWorks Animation to bring the entire Veggiecational book catalogue of the popular children's series 'VeggieTales' to the iPad using Storypanda's unique interactive storytelling delivery system.

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Children have been learning with Larry the Cucumber and Bob the Tomato for decades and this alliance provides today's tech savvy kids the same opportunity.  The collection includes five educational titles, covering the subjects of the alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes and telling time, all within a simple to use VeggieTales bookshelf app. The first three books in the series released on the iPad by Storypanda are VeggieTales: Bob and Larry's ABC's, Junior's Colors and How Many Veggies?

The Storypanda team has adapted the VeggieTales series to allow kids to change elements of the books as they read, create and share each story. They can swap in different fonts, colors, characters, and props to create new and engaging stories that enrich the learning process.

"This collaboration with VeggieTales ® solidifies Storypanda's position as a leader and innovator in the digital publishing space" says James Chutter, Storypanda co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, "We continue to work with incredible partners on bringing their established characters to life and look forward to sharing the VeggieTales characters with a whole new audience."

The agreement is the second large scale publishing collaboration Storypanda has entered into in recent weeks. They recently announced an agreement with Peanuts Worldwide LLC to produce a series of titles within their proprietary story delivery system.  Additional past publishing partners have included Anorak, Sleeping Bear Press, Hachette and over 100 independent authors and illustrators.

To read, create and share with VeggieTales, you can now purchase Bob and Larry's ABC's, Junior's Colors and How Many Veggies? for $2.99 each by downloading them from the iTunes Store on the iPad. All five books will be available in a VeggieTales bookshelf app in Spring 2014.

About Storypanda Digital Publishing
Storypanda Digital Publishing is a kids interactive and media company that builds products and tools to help kids become content creators not just content consumers. Its first product Storypanda Books allows kids and their parents to read, create and share interactive stories on the iPad. Storypanda has helped create over 10,000 stories and the company has partnered with some of the biggest kids media brands. The team comes from an extensive background in video game development and digital media; having worked for companies like Nintendo, Disney, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Activision and more. 

About DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by FORTUNE® Magazine for five consecutive years. In 2013, DreamWorks Animation ranks #12 on the list.  All of DreamWorks Animation's feature films are produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 27 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, Puss In Boots, and The Croods.

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