The charming, vibrant and multi award-winning animated preschool series Pocoyo, already an international hit, is now brought to life for American preschoolers!
Created by Spain’s Zinkia Entertainment, and broadcast in over 100 countries across the globe, the Pocoyo TV series airs in the U.S on Nick Jr. (seven days per week at 4.25 pm); PBS stations across 80% of the U.S.; Univision’s Planeta U (Saturday mornings at 8.30 am); and Discovery Familia. Narrated by British actor Stephen Fry (Dr. Gordon Wyatt on Bones), the series follows the adventures of three-year-old Pocoyo (“little me” in Spanish), an inquisitive and fun-loving boy and his animal friends, Elly (the elephant), Pato (the duck) and Loula (the dog). The show, packed with music, dance, and humor, engages the audience, encouraging children to learn through laughter. Pocoyo, co-produced by ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment and Zinkia, has attracted a host of accolades including a prestigious BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) for Best Animated Preschool Series, three Pucinella Prizes at the Italian Cartoons on the Bay Festival and Best TV Series at the Annecy Cartoon Festival.
The brand new Pocoyo toy line has debuted for the first time in the U.S. at Toys”R”Us stores across the country. The line includes:
· Bump n’ Go - Pocoyo just loves to zoom around in his racing car! Press Pocoyo's head and off he zooms with music coming from the car! Press Pocoyo's head again and the music accelerates! When the car hits an obstacle, it stops, moves back and makes a U-Turn! NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 25 TOYS FOR INFANTS AND PRESCHOOLERS BY TOY INSIDER!
· Squeeze n’ Play Plush - Plush Pocoyo, Elly and Pato play popular music from the show when preschoolers squeeze their tummies
· 6-Inch Mini-Plush Assortment - Preschoolers can take Pocoyo and his friends Elly,Pato and Loula where ever they go
· Pocoyo Water Taxi - Scuba Pocoyo and friends can float in the tub or be pushed along the floor
· Bath Figures - 2.5-inch figures of Pocoyo and Elly have a special water squirting chamber, while Pato floats along