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Q Pootle 5 blasts onto DVD with Abbey Home Media

Snapper Productions has signed a deal with Abbey Home Media for the UK home entertainment rights of the hit pre-school animated series Q Pootle 5.

The first DVD title to be released under the new partnership will be Pootle The Explorer and will hit shelves on April 11, this year. The DVD will feature seven episodes from the series.

Based on the best-selling books by children’s author and illustrator Nick Butterworth and follows the adventures of Q Pootle 5 and his friends.

The series has been nominated for a British Animation Award and airs on CBeebies in the UK.

“Q Pootle 5 is now a firm favourite among young audiences n the UK and we are so pleased to be partnering with Abbey Home Media to offer more viewing choice to fans of the series,” said Ben Butterworth, Snapper Productions.

“With their vast experience of the children’s market they are an ideal partner for us.”

Emma Evans, sales and acquisitions director, Abbey Home Media, added: “We are thrilled to have signed Q Pootle 5, the superb animated children’s space based series, and are looking forward to establishing this exciting pre-school property on DVD.”

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