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Now Nickelodeon's Dora dances onto Nintendo Wii

Team Umizoomi and Dora & Kai-lan's Pet Shelter also get video games treatment.
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2K Play and Nickelodeon are lining up a number of video games featuring key properties such as Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go and Team Umizoomi.

Nickelodeon Dance for the Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360 Kinect is the first children's dance game to feature characters and music from Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go, The Backyardigans and The Fresh Beat Band.

In addition, Team Umizoomi is making its video game debut on the Nintendo DS, while Dora & Kai-lan's Pet Shelter for DS will promote pet care and adoption.

"Nickelodeon Dance is guaranteed to have everyone in the family on their feet dancing and singing along with their favourite Nickelodeon characters," said Steve Lux, VP business development at 2K Play. "On Nintendo DS, we're thrilled to debut Team Umizoomi for the first time as a video game, where kids can practice their math skills, and the new Dora & Kai-lan game which promotes caregiving and cooperation."

Sherice Torres, SVP, Nickelodeon DVD, DTO and video games, added: "The new games from 2K Play bring to life the Nickelodeon shows that pre-schoolers love. Kids and families can join their favourite characters in new interactive adventures that encourage active play and promote social and cognitive development."

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