LeapFrog's LeapPad™ Platinum Wins Highly Regarded Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Award

The most advanced LeapPad to date wins top toy industry honor in 2015 Holiday season

Dec 15, 2015, 05:30 ET from LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc.

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in innovative learning solutions for children, announced today that LeapPad™ Platinum has been honored as a  Platinum level award winner from the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio. LeapFrog's most durable and advanced LeapPad tablet yet has been recognized as one of the most inventive and engaging new products of the year when paired with LeapFrog Imagicard™, a ground-breaking digital and physical learning experience for kids.

"With LeapPad™ Platinum, LeapFrog has taken last year's great tablet and upgraded it with a sleeker design and all-new packaging, which pairs perfectly with the exciting new LeapFrog Imagicard™ set of interactive cards that are purchased separately and can be used with other LeapPad tablets," said Stephanie Oppenheim, co-founder of toyportfolio.com. "Together, both products scored top ratings with our testers for offering quality educational content that presents children with fun and new ways to solve problems that come to life on their LeapFrog tablet."

The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, led by industry veterans Joanne and Stephanie Oppenheim, is the leading resource and guide to the best in children's entertainment. Since the founding of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Awards program in 1997, LeapFrog has received more than 70 awards including 20+ Platinum Awards. Platinum award winners represent the most innovative, engaging new products of the year, and Gold Seal awards are given to outstanding new products that enhance the lives of children. The SNAP award is given to products that can easily be used by or adapted for children with special needs.

"LeapFrog's commitment to creating innovative ways for children to explore and grow is perfectly showcased in our new LeapPad™ Platinum tablet and LeapFrog Imagicard™ game", said John Barbour, chief executive officer at LeapFrog. "We are extremely honored and excited to receive this prestigious award from the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio validating our ongoing mission of helping children reach their potential through fun and engaging play. 


LeapFrog Imagicard (MSRP $24.99 per game, for children three to eight years old) is available online and at major retail locations. The LeapPad Platinum tablet (MSRP $129.99, for children three to nine years old) is available in green and purple online and at major retail locations.

About LeapFrog

LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. is the leader in innovative solutions that encourage a child's curiosity and love of learning throughout their early developmental journey. For 20 years, LeapFrog has helped children expand their knowledge and imagination through award-winning products that combine state-of-the-art educational expertise led by the LeapFrog Learning Team, innovative technology, and engaging play – turning playtime into quality time. LeapFrog's proprietary learning tablets and ground-breaking developmental games, learn to read and write systems, interactive learning toys and more are designed to create personalized learning and development experiences that encourage, excite and build confidence in children. LeapFrog is based in Emeryville, California, and was founded in 1995 by a father who revolutionized technology-based learning solutions to help his child learn how to read. Learn more at www.leapfrog.com. LeapFrog Ahead™.

About the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio

The independent consumer organization rates the best children's toys based on a number of criteria including quality, innovation and whether a toy is fun and engaging. Toys are reviewed by child development and toy experts Joanne and Stephanie Oppenheim as well as their network of family testers all over the United States. The Oppenheims are Contributors to NBC's TODAY Show. The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum, Gold and SNAP (special needs) Awards for 2015 are available at www.toyportfolio.com.

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