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EPIC! ADDS FRENCH CONTENT TO ITS DIGITAL LIBRARY FOR KIDS

More than 500 French Books Added from Groupe Bayard and Other Leading Publishers
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RedwoodCity,CA(October25,2017)-- Epic!, a leading digital media brand for kids, today announced it has added more than 500 French language children’s books to its popular digital library, which now includes content in English, Spanish, French and Chinese, providing kids even more ways to read and learn on Epic!.

Launched in January 2014, Epic!’s award-winning subscription service provides kids unlimited access to more than 25,000 curated, high-quality books and videos. Reaching over 5 million children through its ever-growing network, Epic! encourages kids to explore their interests and learn in a fun, safe, kid-friendly environment. Kids on Epic! have access to picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, non-fiction titles covering thousands of topics, “read to me” books, learning videos, quizzes and more.

“French is one of the most widely-learned foreign languages in the world, and we’re thrilled to expand our offering to now include books in French, providing French speakers and those with a desire to learn French instant, immediate access to these books as part of Epic!’s library,” said Kevin Donahue, Co-founder of Epic!. “We’re grateful to be working with leading French publishers like Groupe Bayard to curate this outstanding collection of French books and deliver even more value to young readers on Epic!.”

Monthly subscriptions to Epic!’s unlimited library of 25,000 high-quality books and videos is available for USD$7.99/ month for up to four children. Epic! also offers Epic! for Educators free for elementary school teachers and librarians. For more information and to get started with Epic!, visit www.getepic.com.

AboutEpic!
Founded in 2014 and based in Redwood City, CA, Epic! is a kids digital media brand for kids 12 and under. Epic!’s award-winning subscription service includes unlimited access to 25,000 books and 2,500 videos from leading publishers such as HarperCollins, Macmillan, National Geographic Kids, Groupe Bayard, Smithsonian Enterprises, and Encyclopaedia Britannica. Kids on Epic! are encouraged to explore their interests and learn in a fun, safe, and engaging environment that includes fiction and non-fiction titles, “read to me” books, learning videos and teacher-created quizzes and reading lists. Epic! is used in 87% of U.S. elementary schools and consistently a top app in the Apple App Store. Epic! was founded by Suren Markosian, founder of several successful technology startups, and Kevin Donahue, former YouTube, Google and Disney executive, with the support of top tier investors and veterans of the children’s publishing industry. To learn more about Epic!, visit http://www.getepic.com , or follow Epic! on Facebook and Twitter. 

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