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Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Storybook Adventures Review and Giveaway

Preschoolers join Dora on magical journeys with unicorns, dragons and princesses in the new three-DVD box set, Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Storybook Adventures [ Amazon ]. The special box set includes Fairytale Adventure, Dora Saves the Snow Princess and Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom. Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Storybook Adventures will be released on DVD on Sept. 13, 2011, for the suggested retail price of $24.99.

 

Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Storybook Adventures Episode Synopses:

 

Dora the Explorer: Fairytale Adventure

 Fairytale Adventure (Double Length Episode)

Dora and Boots are exploring the forest when they discover the gate to Fairy-Tale Land.  Soon they find that there’s a mean witch who lives in Fairy-Tale Land and when Boots eats a banana from the witch’s fruit tree, Boots turns into Sleeping Boots!  In order to break the witch’s spell, Sleeping Boots must get a hug from Princess Dora.

 

What Happens Next?

Abuela gives Dora a special star pocket to catch explorer stars, and Dora sets out to become a star catcher!  With Boots’ help, she soon catches her first explorer star but Swiper swipes the star pocket and ties it to a balloon that floats all the way up to cloud castle.

 

The Magic Stick

Dora and Boots find a magic stick and according to the wise old tree frog, it’s up to them to go to the top of the highest hill to make the stick do its magic trick.

 

Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess

Dora Saves The Snow Princess (Double Length Episode)

Dora, Boots and the Snowflake Fairy are off to save La Princessa Sabrina and her snowy forest from a mean witch who has locked her in a tower and taken away her magic snow crystal.

 

Dora’s Jack-in-the-Box

Dora’s twin brother and sister have been sick and Dora wants to buy them a present to cheer them up.  She finds a Jack-in-the-Box but it’s been so long since Jack’s been played, the little clown doesn’t know he’s supposed to pop out when the song says, “Pop goes the weasel!”

 

Bark, Bark To Play Park!

Everyone is getting ready for the big Twins Day Party at Play Park.  Dora even has a surprise for her puppy, Perrito.  He has a twin too – a long-lost puppy brother he hasn’t seen since they were babies.

 

Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom!

Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom (Double Length Episode)

A greedy king has stolen the crystals that give Allie’s kingdom color and Dora and Boots must help Allie locate the crystals and turn the pale gray kingdom back into a colorful wonderland before it’s too late.  Along the way, the trio gain help from a British knight, a giant caterpillar and a magician who give Dora three gifts – a shield, butterfly wings and a magic wand – to aid in her journey.  Using these presents, Dora attempts to defeat the greedy king and restore color to the kingdom.

 

First Day of School

Boots and Tico are really excited because it’s their first day of school ever.  In their new school, they’ll learn in English and Spanish!  Dora leads the way, teaching Boots Spanish and Tico English as they head out to school.

 

Boots’ Banana Wish

Dora and Boots are at an amusement park where they have a special wishing machine. Boots makes a wish for bananas and suddenly a bunch fall down on Boots.  He’s so happy but soon realizes that the bananas don’t stop coming.

 

Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Storybook Adventures Fast Facts:

Catalogue: 145454

DVD SRP: $24.99

DVD Running Time:  Approximately 282 Minutes

Nothing is better then getting 3 discs full of Dora for your kids at what most movies cost, they’re great as gifts since its a 3 dvds packaged together.  The stories in this box set arent new but they’re also really not in the dora replay loop on TV. So for those Dora fans just double check to make sure you dont own the single DVDs for those just getting started – its a wonderful buy!

 

How to win it… Contest ends 11:59pm EST. September 21st, 2011.
2 Lucky people will win the Dora DVD Box set! Tell us your favorite character on Dora is and please include some method for us to contact you in the comment (twitter or email).

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Dora the Explorer: Enchanted Forest Adventures DVD Review and Giveaway

Discover unicorns, gnomes and fairies in three fantastical Dora episodes featured on the Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Enchanted Forest Adventures DVD [ Amazon ] that will be available on Sept.13, 2011, weeks before they premiere on air in November 2011.  Dora and Boots must defend the kingdom of the Enchanted Forest, travel to Atlantis and save King Unicornio in this epic three-part adventure, which includes a special double-length feature!  As an added bonus, a one-year free subscription to Parents magazine is included in the DVD for a limited time only.  Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Enchanted Forest Adventures will be released on DVD for the suggested retail price of $19.99.

 

Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Enchanted Forest Adventures Episode Synopses:

Tale of the Unicorn King

All of the forest animals choose Unicornio as the King of the Enchanted Forest. The animals think Unicornio is kind, smart, brave and strong but Unicornio is shy and doesn’t think he’s any of those things.  Dora and Boots must prove to Unicornio that he can be King.

 

The Secret of Atlantis

Dora and Boots are at the beach when they see Diego riding in on a dolphin.  He just went on an undersea adventure and found the legendary lost continent of Atlantis where he finds out why it disappeared from the Earth.  Diego recruits Dora, Boots and King Unicornio to help him end an ancient feud between unicorns and dragons as it’s the only way to make Atlantis rise.

 

Dora Saves King Unicornio (Double-Length Episode)

Dora and Boots are playing in the leaves on an autumn day and Little Rabbit from the Enchanted Forest arrives to ask for their help. When King Unicornio returned from Atlantis to the Enchanted Forest, Owl didn’t want to give back the king’s crown, so he tricks Unicornio.  If Unicornio doesn’t plug up the dam with his horn, the whole forest will flood!  Meanwhile, Owl is still ruling over the Enchanted Forest and making new rules like banning scarecrows, gnomes and fairies from the forest.  Dora and Boots set out to rescue Unicornio from the Owl.

Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Enchanted Forest Adventures Fast Facts:

Catalogue: 822454

DVD SRP: $19.99

DVD Running Time:  Approximately 93 Minutes

Special Features:

  • Music Videos
    • Atlantis Song
    • We Can Be Friends
    • Share My Light

How to win it… Contest ends 11:59pm EST. September 21st, 2011.
2 Lucky people will win the Dora DVD! Tell us your favorite character on Dora is and please include some method for us to contact you in the comment (twitter or email).

You get 1 extra entry for tweeting about this contest (you can do this daily). Must contain the following information: @NickelodeonDVD @dadarocks – http://dad.tc/o7olUO and you must also comment with the link to your twitter message.

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Disclaimer: NickelodeonDVD provided the DVD for this raffle

 

Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Big Party Pack Giveaway

Prepare to laugh and celebrate with the release of the new DVD box set Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Big Party Pack! [Amazon] It’s a non-stop party with a piñata, surprises and more!  The box set also includes a Dora and Diego cake recipe card (while supplies last). Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Big Party Pack was released on DVD on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, for the suggested retail price of $24.99.

Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Big Party Pack Episode Synopses:

Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Big Birthday Adventure
Dora’s Big Birthday Adventure
A twisting wind has blown Dora and Boots into Wizzle World, a land located in the Magic Storybook.  Dora and Boots can’t jump out of the Magic Storybook without first taking Dora’s crystal to the Wishing Wizzle so he can wish them back home in time for Dora’s birthday party with all her family and friends. The episode guest stars Rosie Perez, John Leguizamo and Hector Elizondo.

Dora Helps the Birthday Wizzle
Dora is reading a storybook about a Birthday Wizzle who could make birthday wishes come true with his magic wand.  Today was his birthday so it was his turn to make a wish, but a wind came in and blew the wand out of the book.  Dora must jump into the book and bring the wand back to the Wizzle so he can make his wish.

Wizzle Wishes
Dora and Boots meet a cute little Wizzle who lost his bag of wishes and can’t get home.  Our heroes set off in search of the lost wishes, but their friends keep finding the wishes first and their wishes get everyone into trouble.

Dora the Explorer: Super Silly Fiesta
Super Silly Fiesta
Dora and Boots are invited to the Big Silly Chicken’s Super Silly Fiesta.  The Big Red Chicken loses the cake for his party so Dora and Boots set off to save the fiesta.

Boots’ Special Day
Today, Boots gets to do anything he wants because it’s his special day!

Stuck Truck
When Ice Cream Truck gets stuck in the muck at Play Park, Dora and Boots are off to the rescue.

The Big Potato
Benny the Bull finds a magic wand and turns himself into a potato by mistake.  It’s up to Dora and Boots to bring their potato friend back to the Young Wizard so that he can change Benny back into a bull.

Dora the Explorer: It’s A Party!
Daisy, la Quinceañera
It’s Dora’s cousin Daisy’s quinceañera!  The party can’t start until Dora and Boots teach everybody the mambo.

The Big Piñata
Dora and Boots are trying to win the Big Piñata.  They need to collect ten yellow tickets by playing carnival games.

Surprise!
It’s Boots’ birthday, but Benny the Bull is stuck on a hot air balloon that’s leaking and floating toward Crocodile Lake. Dora and Boots rush off to rescue their friend.

The Fix It Machine
Boots has a hole in his boot but Dora knows what to do.  The Super Duper Fix-It Machine can fix it right up!

Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Big Party Pack Fast Facts:

  • Street Date: July 12, 2011
  • Catalogue: 145304
  • DVD SRP: $24.99
  • DVD Running Time:  Approximately 291 Minutes
  • Special Features:
    • Dora’s Big Birthday DVD Game (Dora’s Big Birthday Adventure)
    • Dora’s Super Silly Search Game (Super Silly Fiesta)
    • Dora’s Present Search (It’s A Party!)
    • Nicktrition Tips for Parents (It’s A Party!)
    • Baby Nick Jr. Music Video (It’s A Party!)

 

How to win it… Contest ends 11:59pm EST. July 25th, 2011.
2 Lucky people will win the Dora DVD Box set! Tell us your favorite character on Dora is and please include some method for us to contact you in the comment (twitter or email).

You get 1 extra entry for tweeting about this contest (you can do this daily). Must contain the following information: @NickelodeonDVD @dadarocks – http://dad.tc/n6ReTV and you must also comment with the link to your twitter message.

Example: I want to win the #Dora the Explorer #BigPartyPack DVD Set from @dadarocks & @NickelodeonDVD – http://dad.tc/n6ReTV

You get 1 extra entry for following us on twitter – twitter.com/dadarocks

You get 1 extra entry for following @NickelodeonDVD on twitter –twitter.com/NickelodeonDVD

You get 1 extra entry for becoming a FAN on facebook –facebook.com/DaDaRocks you must comment that you’re a fan

You will have 24 hours to reply before we pick another winner!

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