This is a sneak peek review of the children’s DVD Animal Tails, which stars the animated characters of Barney, Bob the Builder, Thomas & Friends, and others. This product is due out on November 23, and comes from Lionsgate and HiT Entertainment. I was provided a review copy of this children’s DVD by Lionsgate and HiT Entertainment, but was under no obligation to recommend it. My observations are my own.
Synopsis of the Children’s DVD Animal Tails, Which Features Barney, Bob the Builder, and Thomas & Friends
Five episodes make up this product. The first episode is from Bob the Builder and called “Scruffty on Guard”, which sees the construction crew work on new pigsties for Farmer Pickles, but Bob’s tools start disappearing, which gets Scruffty put on night patrol. The Thomas & Friends episode features “Thomas and the Golden Eagle”, and sees the tank engine and his friend Percy disappointed that they can’t take some birdwatchers to see a golden eagle, so Thomas tries to avoid his duties in order to look for the bird. Fireman Sam appears on this children’s DVD in “Baa Baa Baby”, where he and the crew have to rescue a little lamb taken care of by a girl who puts her wet clothing on a space heater, causing a fire.
Barney and his gang sing and dance when it comes to “Pets”, for BJ gets to take care of a dog, who gets temporarily lost. The episode with the purple and green dinosaur lets kids know just how much responsibility is involved in owning a pet, that it’s not all fun. The final airing in the children’s DVD comes from Kipper, where he, Tiger, and Pig are to meet at a picnic for some of Pig’s chocolate cake. But Tiger and Kipper have trouble finding their cake buddy in “Cakes and Tails.”
I recommend this DVD as it will help kids appreciate and get some laughs from many kinds of animals. The video teaches some important lessons about pet ownership and fire safety. The running time for this children’s DVD is about 53 minutes. Animal Tails is due for release to retail outlets like Amazon.com on November 23 and its Suggested Retail Price is $14.98. For more information about Lionsgate and HiT Entertainment products, go to this website here