Speakaboos Announces Partnership With soapcentral.com

November 4, 2009

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Speakaboos (www.Speakaboos.com), a publisher of exceptional digital content for kids, today announces its collaboration with soapcentral.com, a leading soap opera website that provides recaps, behind-the-scenes scoops, and much more to passionate soap fans.

Exclusively through soapcentral.com, fans of ABC’s “General Hospital” will be able to see the full-length behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the Speakaboos’ “General Hospital” album, recorded by stars from the cast of the popular daytime drama. Also exclusively through soapcentral.com, fans will be given the opportunity to partake in a contest to win autographed copies of the storybook scripts read by talent, as well as other limited-edition items.

The “General Hospital” Album storybook releases include:

Each story includes its own related educational activities and games.

For behind-the-scenes footage and contest details, please visit www.soapcentral.com/speakaboos

About Speakaboos

Speakaboos (www.speakaboos.com) is a publisher of children’s digital content that celebrates classic literary properties such as Curious George, Snow White, Arthur and Aesop’s Fables through the voices of today’s biggest stars including Kelly Ripa, John Krasinski and Nick Cannon. For children, we feature storybook videos online with original illustrations and music accompanied by educational activities, games and contests. Parents and teachers can draw on story guides, lesson plans based on national standards, worksheets and other resources to reinforce educational lessons at home and in the classroom. Speakaboos.com has been described as an “impressive”, “indispensable” and “valuable” resource that can help children “develop literacy skills” while introducing them to technology in a “controlled and entertaining” environment. Our first release, the Arthur Celebrity Audiobook, earned a Teacher’s Choice Award from Scholastic and was featured in Parenting and Family Circle, as well as on PBS Kids and “The View.” At least fifteen percent of Speakaboos’ revenue is contributed directly to charities supporting children’s causes.

The entire Speakaboos library is available for viewing online for free on Speakaboos.com and available for download on the website at $0.99. Select titles that are combined into albums are available for the price of $8.99 per album. All Speakaboos audio tracks are also available on iTunes.com.

About Soap Central

soapcentral.com is a full-service web site for the soap opera enthusiast, providing daily recaps, scoops and spoilers, actor and character profiles, and the latest news for all of daytime’s popular drama series. In addition to catching up on the latest marriages, evil twins, and back-from-the-dead resurrections, visitors to soapcentral.com can interact with other fans on message boards, try their hand at being a commentary columnist in soap-themed blogs, and review exclusive photos and interviews.

In its 15 years online, soapcentral.com has become the largest and most popular destination for soap opera fans in the world.

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