Nickelodeon cartoons now available for free across the Middle East

Episodes of 'SpongeBob SquarePants', 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' and 'iCarly' will now be available for free

Nickelodeon is home to popular shows 'SpongeBob SquarePants', 'Dora the Explorer' and 'Paws Patrol'. Courtesy DCT
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If the children are tiring of too many Netflix re-runs after such a long time pent-up indoors, they can now tune into their favourite Nickelodeon cartoons instead.

The Nickelodeon Play App is now be available to residents of the UAE free of charge.

SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, iCarly, School of Rock and plenty more will now be on hand to entertain the children when tired mums and dads need a break.

ViacomCBS Networks International has decided to provide the Nickelodeon Play App free for use to everyone in the Middle East for 30 days – in both English and Arabic.

You'll now be able to access shows, videos, games and entertainment content, using the app, which is available on the Google Play and App Store.

The Nickelodeon Play App, powered by OSN, offers access to both full-length episodes of much-loved Nickelodeon series and shorter video content.

Of the announcement, OSN's chief content officer Emad Morcos said: “We are pleased to be working alongside Nickelodeon to offer families hours of entertainment this month.

"Not only is the Nickelodeon Play App safe but it’s educational and suitable for children across all age groups. With people now spending more time at home, we hope this will bring younger members of the family endless fun.”