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Discovery Kids and LivoBooks launch Doki’s Bookshelf App

Discovery Kids and LivoBooks launch Doki’s Bookshelf app in Apple Store

The bookshelf includes unreleased “Doki Explores Space” applications and offers, free of charge, “Doki Explores the Ocean”, a #1 seller in Latin America

Belo Horizonte, May 17, 2013 – The adventurer Doki debuts his bookshelf of applications in Apple’s online App Store. Jointly launched by Discovery Channel and LivoBooks, the app “Doki’s Bookshelf” brings to iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch stories and activities about Doki and his friends.

The bookshelf is free and includes shortcuts for downloading applications of this beloved character. The apps educate and entertain little ones in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

"Doki’s Bookshelf" — available in the App Store beginning today — will make it possible to download apps that cost between US$1.99 and US$3.99. Included on the list is the newly-released “Doki Explores Space”, both the interactive book and activity book versions, which teach principles of astronomy and show children, always in a fun and playful way, interesting facts and information about Earth and the solar system.

Once the bookshelf is downloaded, the user will not only gain access to new apps, but will also receive the interactive book “Doki Explores the Ocean”, a top seller across Latin America in the Education category of the App Store’s purchased applications 1. With intuitive and easy-to-use navigation, this app uses entertaining activities and games to teach about life at the bottom of the sea.

Other new apps coming soon to the portal include: “Doki ABC”, with content that aids in learning to read and write; “Doki 123”, about the world of math; and “Doki Sports”, about the importance of being physically active and presenting popular children's sports options of today.  All are available for iOS 5 or higher.

About LivoBooks

LivoBooks is a digital publisher that combines content with technology and innovation, delivering digital apps that provide global consumers with interactive, unique and rewarding experiences.  LivoBooks apps are available in English, Spanish and Portuguese, with word-by-word narration for use in translation. For more information, visit www.livobooks.com

DISCOVERY KIDS is Latin America’s pioneer in children’s television with 24 hours dedicated to the youngest members of the household. Through a combination of characters and captivating series, Discovery Kids motivates children to identify with real-life experiences offering a safe haven that nurtures their innate curiosity. 

©2012 Discovery Communications, LLC. Discovery Kids and its logo are registered marks of Discovery Communications, LLC.  All rights reserved.  To learn more about Discovery Kids visit us http://www.tudiscoverykids.com Twitter @Discovery_Kids facebook.com/tudiscoverykids.

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