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Hopster snags Octonauts, Thomas for Oz

Kids-logo-460_2Hopster has added a raft of content to its SVOD service in Australia and New Zealand, including hit series Octonauts and Thomas & Friends.

Hopster-Main-ImageThe UK-based SVOD service has expanded in numerous international markets, launching in Australia and New Zealand last year.

It has now inked a deal with ABC Commercial, the distribution arm of Australian pubcaster the ABC, for a package of series.

As well as Octonauts and Thomas & Friends, Hopster will add and Ready, Steady, Wiggle to its line-up.

Miki Chojnacka, chief creative and content officer of Hopster, said: “We are very careful in our selection of content and believe that ABC’s line-up fits in perfectly with our values, providing high quality preschool entertainment that is fun, beautiful and educational.”