WowWee has announced a master toy agreement with global entertainment company Moonbug Entertainment to produce toys based on the upcoming “ARPO Robot Babysitter” series.
“We’re thrilled to collaborate with Moonbug’s world-class content and licensing teams on such a unique property for the preschool audience,” says Emily Chacra, preschool brand director, WowWee. “Parents are always looking for activities to encourage problem solving and foster early learning, and we look forward to incorporating these same qualities and sense of humor from the show into the new line.”
Following the series launch on Amazon Kids+ this fall, ew “ARPO Robot Babysitter” plush toys will be available at Amazon in the U.S. in time for the 2021 holiday shopping season. Additional North American and international retailers will carry the extended line in 2022, which will include robotics, STEM and early learning toys, as well as other figural items based on characters from the series. WowWee has tech applications planned to bring the “ARPO Robot Babysitter” line to life for young fans of the show.
“The new ‘ARPO’ series is sure to be a hit with families – and this new toy line will bring those new adventures to life for all the fans,” says Simon Philips, senior in-house advisor, global consumer products, Moonbug Entertainment. “‘ARPO’ is a very special show that makes children all over the world laugh and we couldn’t be more excited to work with WowWee, a leader in the toy industry, to find new ways for kids to connect with the characters they love.”