Genius Brands International, Inc. "GBI" (OTCQB: GNUS), a global brand management company dedicated to providing entertaining and enriching 'content with a purpose' for toddlers to tweens, and LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc., the leader in educational entertainment, are pleased to announce the launch of the first Baby Genius® and Warren Buffett's Secret Millionaires Club content available on the award-winning LeapPad™ line of kids' learning tablets, including LeapPad3 and LeapPad Ultra XDi.
"LeapFrog provides easily accessible and fun content options for kids, and we are excited to be launching our titles for Baby Genius and Secret Millionaires Club, the first of many more to come," commented Amy Moynihan Heyward, President, GBI. "These shows are interactive in nature and lend themselves perfectly to the LeapFrog platforms. With our like-minded companies' commitment to providing quality entertainment experiences for kids, we look forward to introducing more titles together in 2015."
"We are excited to offer this great content on our award-winning LeapPad learning tablets," said Greg Ahearn. "For nearly 20 years, we have been helping children achieve their potential. Our library of more than 1,200 games, apps, ebooks, videos, music and more have all been developed or approved by our in-house full-time team of learning experts to offer children fun and engaging learning experiences."
Join a group of school kids and their secret advisor Warren Buffett in two episodes that give practical life lessons and inspire entrepreneurial thinking. Discover how Secret Millionaires Club began in the Secret Millionaires Club: New Beginnings app. And, in Secret Millionaires Club: Rhythm and Responsibility, go on a globetrotting adventure to learn basic business principles from one of the world's top investors. Both Secret Millionaires Club apps are now available for download for $5.00 via the LeapFrog App Center for LeapFrog LeapPad learning tablets.
Sing, dance and learn along to two delightful, Baby Genius musical videos. Join a cast of loveable friends to explore numbers and the alphabet. Or, relax into a soothing world set to timeless music in Baby Genius Mozart & Friends app, currently available for digital download for $5.00.
And in Baby Genius' A Trip to the San Diego Zoo app, available for digital download for $5.00 on December 9, gaze at gorillas, wave at hippos and more as you watch the world's endangered animals swing and splash around in their happy habitats. Children are even invited to watch one of the zoo's happiest moments: the birth of their first giant panda, Xiao Liwu. Then go on a musical, magical safari through the Wild Animal Park to see giraffes, monkeys and more.
For more than ten years, Baby Genius® has earned worldwide recognition for creating award-winning products for toddlers. Its catalogue of 500 songs, 125 music videos, and music-based toys features classic nursery rhymes, learning songs, classical music, holiday favorites and more. Expanding the timeless appeal of Baby Genius offerings, Genius Brands International is re-launching Baby Genius in 2015 with fresh, new designs, new entertainment and an array of new toddler products.
Secret Millionaires Club, created in partnership with and starring an animated Warren Buffett, empowers kids by helping them understand the world they live in, teaching them about the impact their decisions have on their own lives and encouraging them to have the confidence to be the best they can be. The series makes it fun for kids to learn to think like entrepreneurs and features a robust list of guest talent including, Bill Gates, Jay-Z, Shaquille O'Neal, Nick Cannon, Gisele Bündchen and Kelly Rowland who play themselves, provide their own voiceovers and share their own life experiences in the context of stories that are relatable and inspirational to kids. The series airs in the U.S. on Discovery Family Channel.
In addition to the television series, Secret Millionaires Club features 26 webisodes, a series of DVDs, a book titled Secret Millionaires Club: Warren Buffett's 26 Secrets to Success in the Business of Life and an online store (secretmillionairesclubshop.com). Secret Millionaires Club also extends beyond media and retail and into classrooms with the "Grow Your Own Business Challenge," an annual national competition open to kids 7-14-years-old, that encourages and guides kids to create their own original businesses, now in its 4th year.