LeapPad 2(TM) Honored As Top Holiday Toy By Walmart
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced LeapPad2(TM) was selected as a top toy on Walmart’s highly esteemed “Top 20″ Holiday list. LeapPad2, the next generation of the #1 kid’s learning tablet, provides an educational entertainment solution with a library full of content designed to help kids learn through play. This is the second consecutive year that Walmart has recognized LeapFrog’s award-winning LeapPad tablets on its “Top 20″ list.
“We were thrilled to learn that LeapPad2 made Walmart’s highly competitive and coveted ‘Top 20′ Holiday toy list,” said John Barbour, chief executive officer at LeapFrog. “We are extremely proud of the unique educational entertainment LeapPad2 provides children as the ultimate kid’s tablet experience. Our team of educational experts is involved in every stage of product development to ensure we provide learning solutions that are both age-appropriate and entertaining. Being on Walmart’s ‘Top 20′ list for two consecutive years is a testament to our focus on creating fun and engaging top quality products at LeapFrog.”
LeapPad2 offers kids more engaging learning experiences than ever before. New features include front-and-back cameras and video recorders, a faster LF 2000 processor, double the on-board memory (4GB) and a longer battery life, all wrapped in a high-tech styled kid-tough tablet design. LeapPad2′s extensive library of hundreds of games, music, videos, eBooks and more are carefully designed and approved by LeapFrog’s highly experienced team of educational experts. These include a combination of LeapFrog’s top quality educational entertainment and engaging content from the biggest names in children’s entertainment. LeapFrog’s own learning content is grounded in the latest research and draws on a comprehensive curriculum that covers more than 2,500 skills across 100 skill categories.
LeapPad2 is sold at MSRP $99.99 and is recommended for children 3 to 9 years. The LeapPad2 Disney Princess Bundle is sold at MSRP $129.99. Downloads are priced at MSRP $5.00 and up and game cartridges at MSRP $24.99. New accessories for LeapPad2 include a video display case (MSRP $19.99), fashion handbag (MSRP $19.99), car adapter (MSRP $14.99), gel skins (MSRP $9.99) and much more. An optional recharger pack is also available at MSRP $39.99. LeapPad2 is now available at leapfrog.com, online and at major retailers in the U.S., Canada, UK and Ireland, and in other select other countries such as Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore, Philippines, Korea, Thailand and other Asian countries later in the fall. The LeapFrog App Center can be accessed through the LeapFrog Connect Application for the LeapPad2 tablet. For more information on LeapPad2, visit
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. is the leader in educational entertainment for children. LeapFrog’s award-winning product portfolio helps millions of children achieve their potential by delivering best-in-class curriculum through engaging content, fun multimedia learning platforms and toys. The Learning Path, LeapFrog’s proprietary online destination for parents and extended family, provides personalized feedback on a child’s learning progress and offers recommendations to enhance each child’s learning experience. Through the power of play, LeapFrog’s products and curriculum help children of all ages prepare for school and life success. LeapFrog’s products are available in more than 45 countries and have been used by teachers in more than 100,000 U.S. classrooms. LeapFrog is based in Emeryville, California and was founded in 1995 by a father who revolutionized technology-based learning solutions to help his child learn how to read. Come see the learning at leapfrog.com.
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