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iPad’s Swampy to get his own Disney toon

Swampy to get his own show, in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, has confirmed that they are going to release a 12-episode animated “Swampy” show on their website. The webisodes will be 3 to 4 minute each, and will be released on a weekly basis starting with a sneak peek in December, before the official launch in January, 2012. Swampy originally came from Disney Interactive’s 99 cent iPad app, Where’s My Water?, which has accumulated 1 million downloads since its launch last September. The game puts players in the shoes of the alligator who hates being dirty and wants nothing but to get clean water to his underground apartment.

PBS Kids brings Super Why to Apple’s iPad

PBS Kids brings Super Why to Apple's iPad

Apple’s latest tech crazy device, the iPad, has been out for a few months now, selling like hot cakes and driving everyone into an app-happy frenzy! Joining up on the downloadable band wagon, PBS Kids hopes to launch a number of new applications on the platform, giving kids a reason to sign up and play. First up in the new batch is the Super Why! app in iTunes. Developed as part of the PBS Kids Raising Readers initiative, the $3 app is based on the Out of the Blue Enterprises series, with a number of interactive games using art from the CG animated toon.

With the iPad come the Disney Apps, Toy Story, Phineas and Ferb, and more

With the iPad come the Disney Apps, Toy Story, Phineas and Ferb, and more

The iPad launched with tremendous success over this past weekend, letting Apple’s jumbo-sized iPhone device finally make its stance to challenge laptops and notebooks. Eager to hitch itself to the popularity of the new system, Disney is launching a series of applications for fans to enjoy. Included in the list are two different Toy Story apps (one free, the other $9/month) offering read-along stories and a number of other interactive features based on the Pixar franchise. Phineas and Ferb are also getting into the mix with their own Phineas and Ferb Arcade app. If you didn’t want an iPad before, do you want one now?

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