Starz Digital Media has released the first full-feature app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch around Ludorum's CGI-animated kids show Chuggington.
Based on the series that airs on Disney Junior programming block on Disney Channel, The Chugginton: Terrific Trainee! app is available for $1.99 on the iPhone and iPod touch and for $2.99 on the iPad. These apps are available at the iTunes Store or www.itunes.com/appstore.
The Chuggington: Terrific Trainee! app features 16 missions starring the favorite characters from the train series -- Wilson, Brewster, Koko and Action Chugger. Preschoolers can activate a number of train features during game play with a simple press or swipe of the finger, including jump, speed boost, grow, fly, switch tracks to avoid obstacles, load/unload deliveries, make pickups and more. The app also guides children through leveled game play, where they can earn bronze, silver, and gold badges .
Published by Starz Digital Media, the digital and on-demand licensing arm of Starz, the Chuggington: Terrific Trainee! app is developed by Out of the Blue Digital, a division of children's entertainment company Out of the Blue Enterprises.
"The Chuggington: Terrific Trainee! app is another way for fans to interact with the most loved Chuggington characters anywhere they want to play," said Megan Buecher, director of licensing, Ludorum, in announcing the app. "Preschoolers can play to earn badges just like the trainees do on the show."