Although I only have girls, that doesn't at all mean that we don't enjoy a good deal of traditionally-boy activities, toys, and shows around here. Little Sister B has chosen princesses over cars once or twice before, but Big Sister E will opt for the trucks or trains or dinosaurs or whatnot nearly ever time.
Therefore, I wasn't surprised when they both were thrilled to check out the fun and adventures on the debut DVD of Roary the Racing Car.
Available on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment, Roary the Racing Car follows the adventures of a young racing car living at Silver Hatch racetrack. This red, energetic, spirited car is enthusiastic and curious, a combination that often leads him into trouble in his television episodes on channels such as Nick Jr and Sprout.
Geared at children ages 2 - 5, I knew that my kids would enjoy the blend of stop frame animation and CGI that gives Roary a look similar to a modern version of the claymation that always entertained me as a child. And they did!
Roary the Racing Car and his racetrack buddies, Tin Top, Zizzy, Lugga, Dragga and mischievous Maxi bring young viewers on high-speed adventures that are sure to grab their attention. The racetrack becomes a pit stop of great times as everyone goes the extra mile for Marsha’s birthday party, Big Chris becomes a babysitter and Rusty is on a roll… without wheels!
- Stars and Cars - Big Chris has been invited to appear on a TV karaoke show. The cars are worried that the success will go to his head and he’ll leave Silver Hatch forever.
- Rusty Takes a Trip - Rusty is fed up with sitting in one place. Roary and the other cars plan a special surprise for him, but Rusty soon decides he prefers life without wheels!
- Big Chris Babysits - Big Chris has been left in charge of the track and keeping an eye on Roary and Zizzy. But is Big Chris the one that needs looking after?
- Roary Gets it Wrong - Farmer Green has given Roary lots of packages to deliver to everybody around the track. How will Roary remember which package belongs to who?
- Computer Calamity - Mr. Carburettor has decided that Silver Hatch needs to move with the times and do everything with computers. But Big Chris is a traditional mechanic, so what happens when the two disagree?
- Big Chris Forgets - It’s Marsha’s birthday, and Big Chris is in charge of organizing a surprise for her. Why does everybody keep reminding him what he needs to do? He wouldn’t forget anything… would he?!
Whether the cars and their human pals are learning about doing the right thing, helping others, staying safe, how to problem solve, the importance of friendship or more, they do so with seemingly-endless enthusiasm and a willingness to always make amends when needed.
If you have a Roary the Racing Car fan in your household, this DVD will be a special treat to watch at home or in the car. The never-before-seen on TV episodes are sure to be a hit! Retailing for $14.98 (or $11.99 on Amazon) we've really enjoyed getting to know this fun character and his pals more and more each time we've watched it.
And, thanks to the generosity of Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment, one person will be able to bring home the fun of Roary as well, because...
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