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New early learning app buys Irish toon

The Day Henry MetA new interactive content app for preschoolers, Curious World, has acquired Monster Entertainment-sold toon The Day Henry Met..?.

Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt recently launched Curious World on the App Store, and has now added Wiggleywoo-produced .? and Canadian series Hippothesis, which comes from Yowza, to its offer.

The shows will be available to children in the US as part of Curious World’s line-up of games, videos and e-books, which are offered on a subscription basis.

.? launched at MIPJunior in October after launching on RTEjr in Ireland, Nick Jr in the UK and Australia (the ABC also has it in the latter territory), SVT in Sweden, YLE in Finland, Knowledge Network in Canada and Eesti in Estonia.

A second season of the 26x5mins series is going into production in January 2016.