Leap Frog Enterprises, the creators of LeapPad2 series of learning tablets, do not offer any free apps for the device except for those that come bundled with the device upon purchase. The basic LeapPad2 tablet comes with five free apps that are valued at $40, while LeapPad2 Power Learning tablet comes with nine free apps that are worth $50, as of 2015. The LeapPad2 series was released in 2012.
Based in Emeryville, California, Leap Frog Enterprises was founded in 1994 by Michael Wood and Robert Lally. The company launched its product, the Phonics Desk in 1995, which was soon carried by major retailers, such as Toys "R" Us, FAO Schwartz and Target.
The first LeapPad learning tablet was released in 1999 and its simple operation involves dragging a stylus on a word displayed on the screen to have it read out by the device. It became the top selling toy in 2001 to 2002 and its peripherals became the top selling accessories for the following year.
LeapPad2 tablet was released in 2012 and the device features a 550 MHz processor, a 5-inch backlit resistive screen display and front and back cameras. The device runs on a batter that can power the tablet for 9 hours. For the LearningPad2 Power Learning tablet, the bundled apps include Pet Pad, Art Studio, Photo Lab, LeapFrog Learning Songs and one app chosen by the buyer.