Downloaded Over 130 countries! Picoton Announced New Update “Picture Book” Is Available For FREE In “ Dora-Kids x SHUFFLE FUN”.

TOKYO, October, 2012 — Picoton Co., Ltd. (“Picoton”) announced “Picture Book” which is able to replay animated animals and dinosaurs that children made over and over again is added to the “Dora-Kids x SHUFFLE FUN” which is the intellectual education app co-developed by Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co., LTd. (“ShoPro”) and Picoton.  It was released on July, 2012 as the one of “Edupli” series which is the education app to play and learn together with parent and child and downloaded over 550,000.

What is “ Dora-Kids x SHUFFLE FUN” for iPhone and iPad?

It is the intellectual education app made for one to six year-old children and is enable them to learn the name of animals and dinosaurs with cute animations by combining body parts separated three pieces.

The purpose of creating this app is to create the time to enjoy communicating together with parent and child.

Since released in July 2012, this app is downloaded over 130 countries and ranked No.2 in education category at iTunes® App Store™ in Japan as well as reached 100,000 downloads for just a month.


1. Collaboration with “Dora Kids” and “SHUFFLE FUN”

  “SHUFFLE FUN” is the newest shuffle app series for kids created by  

  “Dora-Kids”, the leading Japanese educational program for early childhood  

  developed by ShoPro and the app “Shuffle Nurie” series, the winner of 2011


2. You can play and combine more than 3,000 patterns of animals and dinosaurs.  

  Expand your imagination and have fun in creating unique combinations.

For more information:


YouTube: (for kids playing), (for app details)

About Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co., Ltd.

ShoPro is a subsidiary of Japan’s largest publishing houses: Shogakukan Inc., Shueisha Inc., and Hakusensha Inc. together, they distribute the majority share of the most popular magazines and comic books in Japan. 

About Picoton Co., Ltd.

Picoton is a specialized company for child contents and planning and development of child events and apps themed on the rearing of the imagination of children.  We are distributing the apps of “SHUFFLEURE” series for iPhone and iPad all over the world.


Picoton Co., Ltd.

Dai Tanaka, +81 90 8347 4060


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