Google is buying the kids app-maker Launchpad Toys, the startup announced Wednesday.
LaunchPad Toys makes a handful of popular mobile apps for children including an augmented reality app called TeleStory and an animation storytelling tool called Toontastic
The San Francisco-based startup was founded in 2010 and took part in Y-Combinator in 2011. It is backed by high-profile investors including Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.
A Google spokesperson confirmed the deal to Mashable but declined to give further details
While it remains to be seen what exactly the search giant has in mind for the acquisition, the deal appears to be part of the company’s bid to entice a much younger crowd with more kid-friendly products …