Montreuil (France), June 20th, 2012. French publisher Anuman Interactive is targeting all parents and their kids with the release of the "My Puzzles with Garfield" application on iPhone and iPad.
“One good thing about lethargy. You don't have to work at it.”said Garfield in the comic book Garfield lave plus blanc (1986). This is also one of the best things about the Garfield applications, as they give kids aged 5-12 the chance to solve puzzles and math questions accompanied by one of their favorite comic-book characters, which means that they have great fun while they learn.
In “My Puzzles with Garfield” kids start by choosing the difficulty level of the puzzles they want to try: 9 pieces, 16 pieces or 36 pieces. They can then choose from among 15 puzzles starring Garfield. They have to complete the puzzle by using their finger to drag the pieces to the right part of the picture.
The “My Puzzles with Garfield” application is available on AppStore in the Education category from June 18th, in EFIGS (English, French, Italian, German and Spanish).
"My Puzzles with Garfield" (Universal: iPhone and iPad)
Size: 158 MB On Appstore: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-puzzles-with-garfield/id519685876?mt=8
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About Anuman Interactive
Created in 2000, Anuman Interactive is a French publisher of software, applications and video games for the general public, and is best known for its Architecture, Highway Code and Creative Activities titles. With the experience and know-how of its teams, Anuman Interactive has widened its sphere, which mainly includes practical and edutainment titles, and now encompasses adventure video games, an industry in which it is becoming a major international player, thanks to the Microïds (Amerzone, Dracula, Still Life, Syberia) brand.
At the end of 2009, Anuman Interactive joined the Media-Participations group, the 3rd largest publishing group in France and the top comic book publishing group in Europe, as a subsidiary company, and has shared its multimedia expertise with the different companies within the group to consolidate its progress in the development of new technologies.
Today, Anuman Interactive develops, publishes and distributes applications, as well as video games, on a number of different platforms (PC, Mac, Consoles, iPhone, iPad, Android etc.), thanks to a rich and varied license catalogue. As both a major player in Apple's AppStore, and as the partner of globally known download platforms like Steam or Big Fish, these are certainly exciting times for Anuman Interactive!
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GARFIELD was born on the comics pages on June 19, 1978. The mastermind of cartoonist Jim Davis, GARFIELD is a humorous strip centered on the lives of a quick-witted orange cat who loves lasagna, coffee, and his remote control; Jon Arbuckle, his owner; and Odie, a sweet but dumb dog. GARFIELD was introduced to the world in just 41 newspapers and is now the most widely syndicated comic strip ever, appearing in 2400 newspapers.
The success of the comic strip spawned a popular animated TV show, Garfield and Friends, which appeared on CBS-TV from 1988 to 1995, and is currently in worldwide syndication. In 2009, The Garfield Show debuted on Cartoon Network USA and now airs in 135 countries. PEOPLE magazine called the show, "One of the Year's Best New Kids' Shows" in 2009. In 2004, Twentieth Century Fox invited Garfield to star in his first-ever full-length feature film, Garfield: The Movie. A sequel, Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties was released in June 2006. The movies earned over $340 million at the box office. Garfield has also starred in three CGI animated movies, all penned by Jim Davis. Fox released Garfield Gets Real (2007), Garfield's Fun Fest (2008), and Garfield's Pet Force (2009) on DVD and in limited theatrical release.
Garfield also entertains his fans on a popular web site, garfield.com, and engages kids in interesting and pedagogically sound activities to promote literacy at professorgarfield.org. English, Science and Life Skills are among the topics Garfield and his pals address at learninglab.org, a public service of the Virginia Department of Education. Garfield has long been considered a “classic” or “evergreen” property because he has not only endured, but continues to be fresh and funny after nearly 35 years in the limelight.
Follow Garfield, along with 3.5 million other fans, on Facebook (facebook.com/Garfield) and Twitter (twitter.com/Garfield).
About Paws, Inc.
Cartoonist Jim Davis’ company, Paws, Inc., located near Albany, Indiana, was founded in 1981 to handle the creative end of the Garfield licensing business. Today, Paws is the sole owner of all copyrights and trademarks for the Garfield property, and controls not only the creative angle of the fat cat’s flourishing empire, but also the licensing, marketing, and brand management of Garfield and the Garfield characters.
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