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My preschoolers, Sophie and Xander, really love trains. We live in a very small town in North-East Ohio, and there are railroad tracks a few blocks from our house. When the trains come through, my little ones squeal and clap, and they swear that Chuggington and his locomotive pals have come by to say hello to them. It's really stinkin' cute to see their faces light up when we hear the train-whistles blowing.
Earlier this month, a brand new Chuggington DVD was released. In "Chuggington: Explorer Koko", little engineers will have a blast watching Chuggington and his friends on their many adventures. There is plenty of action and problems to solve, but teamwork and friendship always prevail. (I love that this show teaches positive values!)
In “Explorer Koko” ($14.98), everyone’s best friend Koko is chosen to carry the King of Buffertonia and his dignitaries on a special tour of Chuggington. The new release also follows Koko as she gets hooked on a computer game trying to beat Hodge’s high score and finds herself in a heap of trouble when her net shooter fails on the tracks! In these six fast-paced and fun-filled episodes, Brewster, Wilson and Koko discover the importance of teamwork, leadership and more. The new DVD also comes complete with Chugger Spotlights, a bonus Badge Quest Episode and adorable coloring sheets!
· “Explorer Koko”
· “Runaway Koko”
· “Fearless Wilson”
· “Koko’s Game”
· “Hodge’s Secret”
· “Inspector Emery”
DVD Bonus Features:
A colorful and contemporary CGI-animated TV show from Ludorum that reinforces early social readiness skills, “Chuggington” airs daily on Disney Junior and weekdays on Disney Channel. The series made its Season 4 debut on Disney Junior in October 2013 with the first-ever primetime “Chuggington” special, “Chug Patrol: Ready to Rescue.”
“Chuggington” has become a global sensation since its debut in September 2008 in the U.K. The show has been licensed to more than 175 territories worldwide and has established ratings records in several key international markets, including the U.K., Germany, France and Australia. The series made its stateside debut in January 2010.
“Chuggington” is a contemporary, action-based, energetic and vibrant CGI series for children ages 2-5. The series follows theadventures of three young trainees – Wilson and his friends Brewster and Koko – as they ride the rails and take on exciting challenges that test their courage, speed and determination. Along the way, and with help and support from a strong community of engines and people, they learn positive values and new skills that empower them to become the best trainees they can be. Further information is available at www.chuggington.com.
About Anchor Bay Entertainment
Anchor Bay Entertainment is a leading home entertainment company. Anchor Bay acquires and distributes feature films, original television programming, including STARZ Original series, children's entertainment, anime (Manga Entertainment), fitness (Anchor Bay Fitness), sports, and other filmed entertainment on DVD and Blu-ray™ formats. The company has long term distribution agreements in place for select programming with AMC Networks, RADiUS, and The Weinstein Company. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Anchor Bay Entertainment has offices in Troy, MI, as well as Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. Anchor Bay Entertainment (www.anchorbayentertainment.com) is a Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) business, www.starz.com.
Street Date: May 6, 2014
Pre-Book: April 9, 2014
DVD Catalog #: DV61831
DVD UPC #: 01313261831980
Audio: Surround 2.0
Retail Price: $14.98
Rating: Not Rated
Run Time: 64 minutes
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