Washington D.C. — December 6, 2011— Get ready to blast off today with Jolly Blast: Soccer , available now for download in the App Store. Join Jolly Blast Productions along with NFL All-Pro Tony Gonzalez, as “Coach Tony” teaches Holly and Jolly Blast, along with their many outer space friends, the fundamentals of soccer.
Children and parents can follow along in the immersive, visually stunning intergalactic world, where soccer is the main way to combat boredom.
The Jolly Blast adventure series features an animated version of Tony Gonzalez, five-time NFL All-Pro tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons,who as “Coach Tony” will encourage children to get active and spark a lifelong love for games and movement.
“Jolly Blast’s mission is to teach kids and parents that participating in sports is a fun way to build self-esteem, get some exercise as well as learn teamwork and sportsmanship,” said Gonzalez, who is the second leading receiver in NFL history. “Whether it’s an organized sport, a school playground activity or a made-up backyard game, kids who are physically active develop solid health and fitness practices that enrich them for a lifetime.”
In Jolly Blast: Soccer , the story follows Holly and Jolly who are on a mission to save their home planet ‘Blah’ from boredom by finding new activities to play, such as soccer. With Jolly Blast’s first sports adventure app, children will get up and move while learning basic soccer rules, moves and terminology. Kids will also gain life lessons in an easy, entertaining environment.
“We designed Jolly Blast: Soccer to help parents teach children the importance of sports and healthy living,” said Jeffrey Eagle, Chairman and CEO of Jolly Blast Productions, an integrated media and entertainment company that advocates movement, youth sports and healthy activities for young children. “By engaging young minds with interactive media and giving parents the basic tools needed to be active with their children, Jolly Blast is revolutionizing youth sports.”
Children bring the story to life on the iPad by utilizing the interactive touch screen to trigger eye-catching graphics and giggle-inducing sounds. Kids become friends with the Jolly Blast crew and follow them on a soccer journey, with more sports adventures to come.
For more information on Jolly Blast Productions, its products and sports camps, please visit www.jollyblast.com.
Jolly Blast: Soccer is available for $1.99 in the App Store at http://www.apple.com/ipad/from-the-app-store/
About Jolly Blast Productions:
Jolly Blast Productions, LLC (“Jolly Blast” or the “Company”) is an integrated media and entertainment company focused on developing character-based content that celebrates and advocates sports for children aged 3 to 7. At the core of this content are two animated siblings, Jolly and Holly Blast, whose fun-filled adventures introduce children to the world of sports. These characters and their stories are leveraged across various media outlets as well as massive merchandising and licensing opportunities. Through its compelling characters and content, Jolly Blast Productions pursues the dual mission of entertaining children and opening their lives to the countless benefits that come from being active and staying healthy.
Jolly Blast Media Contacts
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