Bubble Guppies: On The Job DVD Review and Giveaway

Calling all preschoolers! A new Bubble Guppies movie is coming to DVD February 5th, 2012.

Bubble Guppies

It’s all work and no play in the new Bubble Guppies second adventure packed DVD. On The Job includes more episodes than the first released DVD for a grand total of six underwater, fintastic episodes and over two hours of fun entertainment. The Bubble Guppies will go on field trips to learn about different things they can be when they grow up. They learn about construction, explore all kinds of ball games, dive into a day at a restaurant and visit a hospital. But that’s not all! They will also visit with dentists and join firefighter Gil on a rescue.

Episodes Include:
-Fishketball
Join Team Guppies to explore all the aspects of Fishketball as they prepare for the big game.

-Build Me a Building:
It’s going to be the best doghouse EVER! But before Bubble puppy can move into his new doggy digs, the Bubble Guppies have to build it and learn about construction too.

-The Grumpfish Special!
Follow along with the Bubble Guppies as they work at their restaurant and even have to serve one of the most difficult customers yet. Do you think anything on the menu can make Mr. Grumpfish smile?

-Call a Clambulance!
When Oona’s friend Avi breaks a bone in his tail, he needs to visit the Doctor. Mr. Grouper helps the Guppies learn that it’s a doctor’s job to make everyone fill better.

-Firefighter Gil to the Rescue!
Can Firefighter Gil and his water-breathing dragon stop the fire breathing dragon from burning down the Bubble Guppies Royal Kingdom.

-A Tooth on the Looth:
Demma has a loose tooth. She will visit the dentist to discover all about healthy smiles before the tooth fairy comes when Deema’s tooth falls out.

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Bubble Guppies: On the Job! is about 138 minutes long and includes lot’s of great episodes that every preschooler will love. The timing on this DVD was perfect because Aubrey has been learning all about community helpers at preschool and even took her first field trip today. She was excited to see that the Bubble Guppies were doing some of the very same things that she has been doing at school.

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*I received a copy of Bubble Guppies: On the Job! to review. All opinions expressed are my own.

Nickelodeon Favorites: Rootin’ Tootin’ Wild West! DVD

I always love it when a DVD is released with a variety of my kids favorite characters. Nickelodeon Favorites: Rootin’ Tootin’ Wild West will be released on DVD January 29th, 2013 exclusively at Walmart for around $14.99. This DVD is great because it features all of the most popular preschool characters from Nickelodeon.

Nickelodeon Rootin Tootin Wild West DVD

DVD Features:
Bubble Guppies- The Cowgirl Parade
Molly wants to be a cowgirl like Dusty, the riden-est, ropin-est cowgirl in the parade! But when Dusty’s calf gets into trouble, Molly has to use everything she’s learned to save the day.

Team Umizoomi-Shooting Star
Shooting Star is the tiniest horse at the race. More than anything he wants to be BIG like the other horses. Team Umizoomi take Shooting Star on a mission to find four magical horseshoes that will make Shooting Star grow.

Dora the Explorer-Pinto, The Pony Express
Cowgirl Dora and Cowboy Boots are riding through the Wild West on Pinto the Pony Express. They have to deliver a special package of cowboy cookies to Benny the Bull. But they’ss have to be on the lookout for Swiper, because that fox sure loves cowboy cookies.

The Freshbeat Band-Hip Hop Hoedown
The Fresh Beats are having a hoedown today! They’re going to play county music and square dance. Twist really wants to play his mix tables, but they don’t fit with the country music style so he has to figure out what to play.

Go, Diego, Go!-The Great Roadrunner Race
Diego’s at the Desert visiting his friend Roady Roadrunner, whho’s about to compete in the Great Roadrunner Race. But Roady is a little nervous cause he’s never done this before. On their way to the race, Diego helps Roady duck under the giant cactus arms, jump over tumbleweeds and shake, shake, shake off all the sand from the sand storm.

The Wonder Pets!-Save the Pony Express
The Wonder Pets must help a young Pony in the old west make her first delivery as part of the famous Pony Express.

The Wonder Pets! Help the Groundhog
The Wonder Pets travel to snowy forest to help a shivering groundhog get warm.

Our Thoughts:
Aubrey loves this collection of Wild West shows featuring all of her favorite shows on Nickelodeon. The DVD Runs about 137 minutes so we will watch a show or two and then come back to the rest at another time. She’s already watched the whole movie and loves the Wild West theme. This DVD will release on DVD exclusively at Walmart on 1-29-13 so be sure to be on the lookout if you have a preschooler. This is really fun collection for their age group.
*I received a copy of this DVD to review. All opinions expressed are my own.

Big Time Rush Movie and Rags Double Movie #Giveaway

The Boys of Big Time Rush and KeKe Palmer are bringing the latest smash original Nickelodeon TV Movies to DVD. The two hours of musical fun include Big Time Movie where the boys save the world with an awesome Beatles soundtrack as well as the Rags movie, a musical retelling of the classic Cinderella story with a twist. Don’t miss the appearances in Rags by other beloved Nick stars like Max Shneider (How to Rock), Avan Jogia (Victorious), and Drake Bell (Drake & Josh). Big Time Movie and Rags: Double Movie hits shelves on DVD August 28th, 2012.

 

Big Time Movie and Rags: Double Movie Synopsis:

Big Time Movie:
In Big Time Movie, Kendall, James, Carlos and Logan head to London for their first big world tour, but instead get mixed up in a mission to save the world. With their bags switched at the airport, they in advertently gain possesion of a fearsome device that in the wrong hands, could destroy the world.

Rags:
What would happen if Cinderella were a guy instead of a girl? Rags introduces us to Charlie, a super talented singer songwriter who can’t seem to catch a break. He’s an orphan living with his mean stepfather and not-so-bright stepbrothers and his dream is to finally be recognized. Everything changes when he meets Kadee, the amazing singer and daughter of a music mogul, who also wants the world to see her true talent.

Big Time Movie and Rags: Double Movie Fast Facts:
Release Date: 8/28/12
Suggested Retail Price: $14.99
Running Time: 156 Minutes

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Nickelodeon Floam and Gak Review

For many kids growing up in the 90′s, myself included, there were a few toys that just stuck out among all of the rest. Two of these  popular products are back and better than ever. Nickelodeon Floam and Nickelodeon Gak have been completely reformulated and ready to provide hours of entertainment and creative play.

 We received a few containers of Gak and Floam in a variety of colors. I asked both of my kids which product they wanted to play with first and they both unanimously decided on the Gak. The Gak comes in a fun container which is sealed with a lid so you can put your Gak back after your done playing with it and it stays soft. The first time we opened up the containers I had a little bit of trouble getting all of the Gak out, but once it was out and activated it was fine.

Gak can be squeezed, squashed, stretched, twisted, rolled or even blown into bubbles! We grabbed a straw from the kitchen and had competitions on who could blow the biggest Gak bubble.

The New Nickelodeon Gak is made with a different formula than it was 20+ years ago so it’s easier to use and less messy. I will warn you though it can get pretty sticky so I would definitely put down a play mat so that it doesn’t get all over your table. Gak is really easy to clean up with water though, so if it does get everywhere it doesn’t take much to wipe it up. Gak is available in Rebel Red, Goo Green, You Blue It, Yakkity Yellow, Purple Panic, and Tickled Pink. Each container will run you around $6.99 Each.

After about an hour of playing with the Gak we moved on to the Floam. This one was by far my favorite because it’s almost mess-free. The Floam is a reusable molding compound that can be used to make different creations. This textured floam can be squeezed, squashed, flattened and molded to be transformed into a masterpiece.

As a mom of a preschooler I can really appreciate products that can allow Aubrey to play and create things without me having to spend forever cleaning up afterwards. We made several things with our Floam including a Snake, Flower, and Ice Cream Cone. I even got out the cookie cutters and we made shapes out of the Floam. My kids had a blast and when they were done, we put the Floam back in it’s container for the next time. If your child makes something that they want to keep, you can leave the Floam creation out over night and it hardens up.

We had a great time playing with these new and Improved Nickelodeon Products and it was great to play with a product that I loved as a child with my children. Floam is available in Rockin Red, Blazin’ Blue, Electic Yellow, Glimmer Green, Posh Pink, and Purple Power. Each container will cost you around $6.99 Each.

Nickelodeon Gak and Floam are non-toxic, non-staining, phthalate, latex and BPA free. They are available for purchase at Target, Toys R Us, Bed Bath and Beyond, A.C Moore and Walgreens.

Disclosure: I was sent both Gak and Floam for in exchange for my honest review. All opinions expressed are my own and no other compensation was received.

Nickelodeon’s Bubble Guppies DVD Review and Giveaway

Cartoons have sure come along way since I was a kid when there were only a handful of educational options on television. Now days Nickelodeon has taken things to a whole new level by providing entertaining shows for preschoolers that allow them to learn as they watch their favorite characters. Last year Aubrey was introduced to the Bubble Guppies which soon became one of her favorite shows to watch in the mornings. What I love about Bubble Guppies is that it the show promotes school readiness by helping kids to learn social skills, science, math, literacy and more.

About the Movie:
Bubble Puppy’s Fin-tastic Fairy Tale:
When a Witch turns Bubble Puppy into a frog, Molly and Gil team up with famous fairy tale friends to undo her mean green spell and help everyone in the Enchanted Forest live happily every after. This DVD also has 2 Bonus Episodes which include “Bubbly Puppy” and “Bubble Bites”.

Special Features Include:
-Karaokee Music Videos
-”Where’s Bubble Puppy” DVD Game
-Song Selection
-Full Format
-Dolby Digital -English Stereo

This is a great DVD filled with fun adventures and learning. The entire DVD lasts about 88 minutes and includes fun music and dancing and of course all of the great bonus features. Aubrey really enjoyed it even though  she has already seen all of the episodes

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Nickelodeon’s Victorious:The Complete Second Season on DVD Review and Giveaway

Victorious: The Complete Second Season 2-Disc DVD Set

Release Date: March 18th, 2012

Running Time: 312 Minutes

Tori Vega and the students at Hollywood Arts High School shine even brighter in Victorious: The Complete Second Season. This set includes all 12 episodes from the second season of Nick’s hit live-action series Victorious. Adventures include the gang re-auditioning for their spots at Hollywood Arts, getting ready for prom, a Ke$ha concert and driving a giant cupcake through the streets. Plus there is more music, drama, and hilarious behind the scenes bloopers included on this DVD set. Also for a limited time, receive $1 off Nickelodeon Gak or Floam with the purchase of Victorious: The Complete Second Season DVD.

Victorious is created and executive produced by Dan. Schneider, who also created other hit Nickelodeon shows like iCarly, Drake & Josh, Zoey 101, The Amanda Show and Kenan and Kel. The show follows teenager Tori Vega who attends the prestigious performing arts high school, Hollywood Arts. From her first day at the school, however, Tori feels out of place among the amazingly talented students, especially mean diva Jade. With the help of her older sister Trina and new friends including the musically gifted Andre, brooding bad boy Beck, eccentric Car and lovable but psychologically scrambled ventriloquist Robbie, she soon she realizes that she was born to perform. Victorious launched in April 2010 and has quickly become the number one program in its timeslot on all TV with kids ages 6-11, tweens 9-12 and teens 12-17.

Victorious: The Complete Second Season DVD Includes:

Disc 1:

Beck falls for Tori- After exaggerating on her resume, Tori lands a job as a stunt double. Her stunt? To fall off a building!

Helen Back Again- When Principal Eikner leaves Hollywood Arts, the school hires a new principal who makes all the students re-audition in order to keep their spots.

Locked Up! (Part 1 and 2)- Tori scores a free trip to Yerba for everyone, but the vacation goes from bad to worse when the gang ends up in prison.

Tori Gets Stuck-Jade wants Tori’s starring role in the school play. Meanwhile Robbie gets rushed to the hospital. Is this another one of Jade’s schemes.

Tori Tortures Teacher- The kids take Sikowitz to the theater to celebrate his ten year teaching anniversary, but something happens that sends Sikowitz into a deep depression.

Jade Gets Crushed- Andre spends time with Jade working on a song and ends up crushing her.

Disc 2:

Who Did it To Trina?-A big accident on the opening night of Tori’s directional debut sends Lane on a mission to find out what really happened.

Beggin On Your Knees- The cutest boy in school wants to perform a duet with Tori, but she finds out some shocking info about him. Is Tori having trust issues or is this guy bad news?

Ice Cream for Ke$ha- Tori has to be Trina’s assistant for a month, and the only way she can get out of it is by winning a private Ke$ha concert.

Prom Wrecker- Tori rallies the gang to have a prom at Hollywood Arts, but the event ruins Jade’s art project and now she’s out for revenge.

Terror on Cupcake Street-While driving their giant cupcake float to the “Parade Parade”, the gang gets a flat tire in the middle of a bad neighborhood! Help, anyone?

Blooptorious-Christoper Cane, the actor who plays Rex, hosts an in depth look into the stars of Victorious, and their hilarious bloopers and outtakes.

Our Thoughts:

Both my kids and I really like this show. It’s adorable and all of the characters seem to bring something different and unique to the show. Although we watch alot of these episodes on Nickelodeon it’s nice to have all of them in one DVD set so that you can watch your favorite show anytime. Our favorite episode on the DVD set is Locked Up! (Part 1 and 2), my kids love the music and dancing and the show and in this episode they play some of their favorite songs. Spring Break is next week and I plan on breaking out this DVD set as soon as I hear the words ” I Bored”!

 

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Nickelodeon Favorites: Dance to the Music DVD

What preschooler doesn’t like to get up and dance when they hear a song?! I know my 3 year old loves to dance and sing, especially to her favorite shows. Now Preschoolers can dance and sing along with their favorite characters from Bubble Guppies, Team Umizoomi, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, The Wonder Pets, and Ni Hao Kai-Lan. All of these fun characters star in the new DVD Nickelodeon Favorites: Dance to the Music!

Episodes Include:

Dora the Explorer- La Maestra de Musica

Boots music teacher needs to get to school in a hurry but her bicycle is broken. Dora and Boots join her on a musical adventure through the town over Musical Mountains, and finally to the school just in time to greet the students with a song.

Team Umizoomi-Butterfly Dance

Milli can’t wait to go see her friend Sophia dance in her school play, The bug show, but the Umi Team learns that Sophia’s butterfly costume is missing some parts! Milli, Geo and Bot Zoom to Sophia’s school to find the matching wing, discover a pattern of jewels to make the costume sparkle, and track down Sophie’s lost antennae.

Bubble Guppies-We Totally Rock

Are you ready to rock? The Bubble Guppies are totally amped and they’re taking it to the stage. Get ready to learn everything about rock and roll.

Go Diego Go!-The Iguana Sing-Along

The Iguana sing-along is about to start but one of the iguanas is missing. Iggy the Iguana is lost inside a cold cave and iguanas can’t move in the cold. Diego races against the setting sun to get Iggy back home in time for the sing-along!

The Wonder Pets!-Save the Beetles/Fiddler Crab on the roof

The Wonder Pets journey to Liverpool to save a band of mop-haired Beetles who are trapped in a Yellowish Submarine. In their next adventure, The Wonder Pets travel to a small village in old Russia to save a Fiddler Crab on the roof of a small house.

Ni Hao, Kai-Lan-The Ants Dance

Today there’s a big talent show in the backyard. Kai-lan and her band are excited to play their new song, and to see the ants perform the big dance number. But when a bossy ant makes all the choices about the dance routine, Kai-lan needs the viewer’s help to convince the ant to let everyone have a choice so the show can go on.

Our Thoughts:

This is a fun DVD for younger kids and a perfect way to get your little ones up and moving. Aubrey watched this DVD for the first time yesterday and you could hear her singing all the way at the other end of the house. She often mimics the dance moves of Dora and the other characters and it’s cute to see the moves she comes up with on her own too. This DVD will be released in stores and online February 28th, 2012 for around $14.99. You can also pre order Nickelodeon Favorites: Dance to the Music on Amazon right now for $11.99.

Disclosure: I received a copy of this DVD in order to facilitate my review. All opinions expressed are my own.

SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob’s Frozen Face-Off on DVD 1/3/12

SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob’s Frozen Face-Off
Release Date: 1/3/2012
Total Running Time: 88 Minutes
DVD SRP: $16.99

Start the New Year with America’s favorite spongebob and enjoy wintery fun in this all new DVD, SpongeBob’s Frozen Face-Off. In “Frozen Face-Off”, while everyone in Bikini Bottom participates in a race to the South Pole, Plankton makes another attempt to get his hands on the secret formula and end the Krusty Krab’s fast-food supremacy for good. In addition to this epic battle, enjoy six other episodes from Nickelodeon’s hit series, T.U.F.F. Puppy and Fanboy and Chum Chum. SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob’s Frozen Face-Off is available on DVD on January 3rd, 2012 for the suggested retail price of $16.99.

Episodes Include:
Frozen Face-Off:
Everyone in Bikini Bottom is participating in a worm-sled race to the South Pole. The big prize: one million claims! Will SpongeBob and the gang make it to the frosty finish line in one piece?

Accidents Will Happen:
When Squidward gets hurt on the job, he threatens to take legal action unless Mr. Krabs agrees to wait on him hand and foot.

The Other Patty:
Mr. Krabs and Plankton find a common enemy in the popular new “Flabby Patty” restaurant.

Drive Thru:
Instead of paying to patch up a hole in the wall of the Krusty Krab, Mr. Krabs decides to use it to make more money by turning it into a drive-thru window.

The Hot Shot:
Tony Fast Jr., the son of a famous racecar driver, teaches SpongeBob how to drive.

A Friendly Game:
SpongeBob and Patrick build an indoor miniature golf course in SpongeBob’s house.

Sentimental Sponge:
SpongeBob has trouble throwing anything away when he realizes how many memories are attached to all his possesions.

Special Features Include:
Fanboy and Chum Chum Episodes:
The Last Strawberry Fun Finger
Power Out

T.U.F.F. Puppy Episodes:
Snappy Campers
Lucky Duck

Our Thoughts:
Since our household includes two huge Spongebob fanatics it’s always nice to receive a new DVD filled with the newest SpongeBob SquarePants episodes. Aubrey has been sick this past week and just really only feels like laying on the couch. This DVD was a lifesaver for her and helped take her mind off of being sick and she even managed to sneak in a few laughs. This is a fun and hilarious DVD that is perfect for the wintery weather.
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SpongeBob SquarePants: The Complete 7th Season on DVD

Ohhhh Who lives in a pineapple under the sea..SpongeBob SquarePants! If you have kids you probably know the entire theme song to SpongeBob word for word, like I do. We have been watching SpongeBob for several years now and it’s one of my kids favorite shows.

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Complete 7th Season DVD is packed full with over 9 hours of SpongeBob hilarity! This 4-disc set features SpongeBob’s entire modeling career, Squidwards whole public television career and Mrs. Puff’s complete Krusty Krab career. Plus there is the hilarious song Whodunit, a slimy love story, the entire multi-chapter special “Legends of Bikini Bottom”, and much more!
Special Features Include Animated Shorts from:
  • Back to the Past
  • SpongeBob’s Last Stand
  • Legends of Bikini Bottom
  • The Great Patty Caper

Our Thoughts:
This DVD set contains some of our favorite SpongeBob episodes including some we had managed to miss over the past year. We own a few SpongeBob Season DVD’s and these are the DVD’s that we take on road trips to help keep the kids entertained. No matter how many times we have seen SpongeBob the kids never seem to grow old of this hilarious little yellow sponge and all of his friends in Bikini Bottom. Definitely a great collection to have, especially if you have a SpongeBob fan in the house.

Buy It:
You can purchase SpongeBob SquarePants: The Complete 7th Season on DVD in stores or online now!

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Nickelodeon Favorites: Merry Christmas! DVD Releases on October 4th!

Fall is my of my favorite times of the year! With fall comes the state fair, turning of the weather, Halloween, Thanksgiving, all making way for the the best time of the year…Christmas! Yes I know we have barely hit October but it’s never to early to start planning and getting excited about the holiday season. To help our family get in the holiday mood a few weeks early we were sent Nickelodeon Favorites: Merry Christmas! featuring all of your child’s favorite Nick characters.
Nickelodeon Favorites: Merry Christmas!
Release Date: October 4th, 2011
DVD SRP: $14.99
Running Time: 148 Minutes
Get in the holiday spirit with preschoolers’ favorite characters from Dora the Explorer, Go Diego Go!, The Wonder Pets!, Blues Clues, Team Umizoomi and Ni Hao Kai-lan, who star in the all new DVD, Nickelodeon Favorites: Merry Christmas!
Episodes Include:
Dora the Explorer-A Present For Santa
It’s Christmas Eve and Dora and Boots are going all the way to the North Pole to deliver a present to Santa. They must travel over the snowy mountains and across the icy river, but by the end of the journey, everyone is filled with the holiday spirit.
Go Diego Go!-Diego Saves Christmas! 
When Santa’s sleigh gets stuck under a snow hill, Diego enlists the help of Linda the Llama to pull the sleigh out of the snow. 
The Wonder Pets!-Save the Reindeer (Double Length Episode)
The Wonder Pets are celebrating Christmas Eve when they get a call from Santa’s baby reindeer.They head to the North Pole and find her stuck on ice. It’s up to the Wonder Pets to save Christmas!
Blue’s Clue’s-Blue’s First Holiday
Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper give a special holiday present of two home videos that show Tickety, Slippery and Joe as babies. Viewers also see when everyone met Blue and played Blue’s Clues for the first time. Guest Stars: Wynona Judd and Tyrese.
Team Umizoomi-Santa’s Little Fixers
It’s Christmas Eve and someone calls in on the Umi Alarm from far away…it’s Santa Claus! Santa’s toy-making machine is broken and Team Umizoomi must help fix it. 
Ni Hao Kai-lan-The Snowiest Ride
Kai-lan wakes up to see snow blanketing the whole backyard. After borrowing a sled from Yeye, she gathers all her friends together to sled down a hill. Everyone is excited except for Tolee and Kai-lan must help him over come his fear of sledding. 
This is a fantastic DVD to get you little one excited about the holiday season! Aubrey loves Christmas and got a big kick out of seeing her favorite shows talk about snow, Santa and the holidays. This will be a great DVD to watch for years to come. This would make a great Christmas gift and remember It’s never to early to start thinking about stocking stuffers.
Buy It: Nickelodeon Favorites: Merry Christmas  will be available to purchase online and instores starting October 4th, 2011.

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