Ten Sesame Street Titles Featuring Favorite Friends Including Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby and More Launch on the Premier Digital Storybook Library
NEW YORK, N.Y. – February 9, 2016 – Speakaboos announced today the addition of ten Sesame Street music videos to its award-winning platform, which supports literacy skills and sparks a love of reading in children. The selection of content features popular characters such as Elmo, Cookie Monster and Abby Cadabby as well as iconic educational and entertaining Sesame Street vignettes, including “Ladybugs’ Picnic” and “I Love My Hair.” The timeless music videos can be accessed through the Speakaboos digital storybook library at home and on the go via the web or on the Speakaboos app for both iOS and Android mobile devices.
The Sesame Street titles on Speakaboos will be enhanced with read-along word highlighting in the platform’s unique “Read to Me” mode to support literacy skills and encourage a love of reading. The Sesame Street content joins the extensive Speakaboos library of over 200 expertly curated digital storybooks categorized by high-interest topics featuring popular licensed characters, storybook classics and original interactive stories.
“Sesame Workshop is the gold standard for high-quality educational media, and Speakaboos is thrilled to welcome Sesame Street content to our award-winning digital reading platform,” said Neal Shenoy, CEO and co-founder, Speakaboos. “Speakaboos subscribers will now be able to support their children’s literacy skills with the help of Elmo, Cookie Monster and others in an extensive collection of engaging, enhanced sing-along music videos.”
This launch of Sesame Street content on Speakaboos is the first licensing agreement between Sesame Workshop and the New York-based edtech company. The growing Speakaboos library has been recognized with numerous honors and awards by industry analysts as well as by parents and educators across the country who have seen their children and students engage in reading – and reading more – with Speakaboos.
“Sesame Street and Speakaboos are closely aligned in their missions to provide high-quality educational media to young children, making the company’s unique digital educational platform a natural fit to feature our beloved characters,” said Scott Chambers, SVP North America media and licensing. “We’re excited to see Sesame Street content reach even more young learners on the Speakaboos platform, helping them grow smarter, stronger and kinder.”
Parents and educators are invited to register for a Speakaboos account at www.Speakaboos.com and receive a free trial before signing up for a monthly or annual subscription. The Speakaboos app featuring the entire library for mobile devices can be downloaded for iOS through the App Store or for Android through Google Play.
The complete list of Sesame Street titles launching on Speakaboos include the following, listed by roll-out date:
February 18, 2016:
February 22, 2016
March 7, 2016
March 28, 2016
Click here to watch a video on our Youtube channel about this exciting new addition to the Speakaboos digital library or click play to watch it below:
*Sesame Street content on Speakaboos is only available to users in North America.