Spotify to Launch 'CoComelon Story Time' Podcast Featuring Educational and Beloved Tales

CoComelon Story Time — which launches Jan. 24 — will feature storybook classics with a “CoComelon twist” 

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CoComelon is getting a podcast!

Spotify announced Tuesday that the streaming service is partnering with the hit children's series CoComelon — popular fare on YouTube and Netflix, among other streaming hubs — on a new podcast, CoComelon Storytime, PEOPLE can exclusively announce.

CoComelon Story Time, launching Jan. 24, will be an interactive storytelling show for preschoolers featuring 42 "playful and educational" stories told by CoComelon characters JJ and Cody, according to a release.

The trailer for CoComelon Story Time features teasers from beloved stories like Humpty Dumpty, Jack and the Beanstalk, Three Little Pigs and other stories from around the world, which will be available in English, Spanish, German and Brazilian Portuguese.

"We're thrilled to announce CoComelon's first spoken word format with Spotify, the premier partner in audio," said Patrick Reese, general manager at Moonbug Entertainment, which produces CoComelon. "CoComelon's goal has always been to inspire positivity and nurture a growth mindset for kids around the world, and this helps create a fun and new way to entertain and support our global audience."

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"We look forward to creating more content beyond the screen that speaks to children and parents as they learn and grow together," he added in a release.

"We are so thrilled to be entering into this partnership with CoComelon to produce a series of original and exclusive content tailored to families," said Max Cutler, head of new content initiatives at Spotify. "This is a major win for us as we continue to expand the scope of our podcast ambitions and help to drive the exponential growth of the audio industry."

"Spotify is the only platform with the scale and infrastructure necessary to enable a partner like CoComelon to grow beyond their millions of highly loyal, passionate and engaged fans and transcend into podcasting. With their popularity and Spotify's ability to distribute and amplify it in the audio space, the potential for the show's reach is limitless," he added.

Along with CoComelon Story Time, Spotify has also announced three upcoming original series: Gardenkeeper Gus (Jan. 31), 100 Cinderellas (Feb. 14) and Deep Blue Sea (Feb. 28).

All shows will be available to parents on the main Spotify app within the Family and Kids Hub, as well as on the Spotify Kids app, exclusive to Spotify Premium Family subscribers.

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