Electric Friends (http://www.BeMyElectricFriend.com) has announced the immediate availability of its line of animal-themed iOS speakers at Staples.com and JR.com, with additional national retailers scheduled for the fall.

The collection includes Sing Sing the Panda, Chew Chew the Dog, Kwack Kwack the Duck and Ki Ki the Cat. each sport two 5-watt speakers and two 40 mm full-range neodymium drivers. Touch controls are located on the ears and let you adjust volume level.

The Electric Friends collection offers a built-in charging dock for an iPod or iPhone. A 3.5mm stereo auxiliary input lets you connect other audio devices.