Thomas & Friends, Fireman Sam, Angelina Ballerina and Mike the Knight join the digital bookstore.

Reading app Caribu signs deal with HIT Entertainment

Caribu, the reading app for families, has signed a new deal with HIT Entertainment to add a range of Thomas & Friends, Fireman Sam, Angelina Ballerina and Mike the Knight titles to its digital bookshop.

Caribu customers can now download and read Thomas & Friends picture books from within the app, with more titles from all four brands set to be added over the coming weeks.

“It’s really exciting to be working with HIT Entertainment to bring their world-class portfolio of brands to Caribu," said Ben Mallett, CEO and co-founder of Caribu.

"They’re passionate and excited about exploring the digital space, and I’m over the moon to bring this fantastic selection of brands and titles to our customers.”

Henry Hsiao, senior director, marketing and digital media at HIT Entertainment, added: “We’re always looking for new and exciting ways to engage our fans, and Caribu fits perfectly with our commitment to storytelling through an exciting and unique new platform that brings families together.

“Whether near or far, we’re glad that kids can connect with parents, grandparents, and all other significant adults in their lives with HIT storybook content and Caribu.”

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