Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Pre-Order Shimmer and Shine: Friendship Divine Today -- Arrives on DVD February 7th (Review)

Disclosure: I was sent a screener copy from the vendor in order to write up an honest review. All views shared are mine and mine alone.



NEW FRIENDS AND MAGICAL ADVENTURES AWAIT THE
WISH-GRANTING GENIES IN AN ALL-NEW DVD COLLECTION
 

Shimmer and Shine: Friendship Divine

Pre-order now on DVD from Amazon for only $9.99

Out of all the shows my girls watch, I have to say that this one has the catchiest theme song, and has the girls moving and jumping about from the start of the episode, all the way through, and usually long after.  Why?  Well, if you haven't seen an episode of this popular animated series, which airs daily on Nick Jr., then you are missing out...my girls' words! :-)

This show follows two genies in training, Shimmer and Shine.  They are the magical genies for a little girl called Leah, who when she rubs her pendant necklace summons her genie friends.  They arrive and this puts the whole story into motion with a fun adventure, which includes a few mishaps along the way, due to the genies not understanding Leah's three wishes she requests.  But, the best part of these wish blunders is that the genies and Leah work together to make things right.  And, each and every time the adventure or predicament they are in works itself out thanks to team work and perseverance. :-)

This is the third DVD release for this popular series, and I know it will not be the last, as I see this being a popular series for years to come.  Even though it is geared towards the preschool age group, my girls who are 5 and 6.5, along with their friends who are 5-8 years old, can't get enough of Shimmer and Shine.  This past Christmas Santa filled all the girls' Shimmer and Shine toy and dress up wishes.  So, now whenever they get ready to watch Shimmer and Shine on Nickelodeon, they are usually dressed head to toe in their their favorite genies in training costumes.  Or, they are toting around the many dolls and figures they have collected.  

If you have a Shimmer and Shine fan in your life, you will definitely want to pre-order a copy of the new Shimmer and Shine: Friendship Divine which arrives in stores on Feb. 7th.  This would be a perfect non-candy gift to give that special Shimmer and Shine fan in your life. :-)

Here is more about this upcoming DVD release from the folks at Nickelodeon...

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About this movie:

"New friends and exciting adventures await in the magical world of Zahramay Falls in Shimmer and Shine: Friendship Divine. In the third DVD release for Nickelodeon's hit animated preschool series, the genies-in-training Shimmer and Shine encounter some fantastical new friends including spunky mermaid Nila, Ice Genie Layla, Crystal Queen Empress Caliana and more. Fans of this enchanting show will have a blast as they join Shimmer, Shine and their best friend Leah on eight thrilling adventures as they get to know the ruling princess of Zahramay Falls, as well as the scheming sorceress Zeta. Each episode of Shimmer and Shine highlights the importance of teamwork, resilience and overcoming obstacles. Produced by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution, Shimmer and Shine: Friendship Divine will be available on DVD February 7, 2017, for the suggested retail price of $14.99.
 
 
Shimmer and Shine: Friendship Divine includes the following episodes:
  • Mermaid Mayhem - Shimmer, Shine and Leah magically transform into mermaids and head underwater where they meet a spunky mermaid named Nila.  When the girls get stuck underwater, the only thing that can change them back is a special mermaid gem, guarded by a mean sea monster.  
  • Zoom Zahramay - It's the Zahramay Falls Magic Carpet Race, and Leah is joining Shimmer and Shine for the ride. The winner will receive a racing gem, a magical jewel that gives the power to travel at super speed. When Zeta joins the race in hopes of winning the gem for herself, the girls face new and surprising flying obstacles. 
  • A Tree-mendous Rescue! - Shimmer, Shine and their genie friend Kaz are given a mission to find a brand-new gem deep within Genie Forest. They invite Zac and Leah to come along, but when the girls get trapped in a cave, it's up to Zac and Kaz to save the day.
  • Freeze-amay Falls - Shimmer, Shine and Leah discover an Ice Genie who wears a beautiful Ice Gem necklace around her neck, giving her the power to create freezing temperatures wherever she goes. When Zeta steals it from her, Shimmer, Shine and Leah must get it back before the Ice Genie overheats.
  • Lighting in a Bottle - Leah, Shimmer, and Shine meet a Lightning Genie who's chasing after a runaway lightning bolt. The girls offer to help him catch the bolt using their fast new cloud boards. 
  • All Bottled Up - Shimmer and Shine open a super sparkly bottle at the market...and get sucked into it!  It's a trap, set by Zeta.  Leah, Tala and Nahal must rescue the bottle and figure out a way to free Shimmer and Shine without using any wishing magic. 
  • The Crystal Queen - Zeta magically traps Samira in a magical crystal cave so she can take over Zahramay Falls once and for all. Leah, Shimmer and Shine call on Samira's mentor, Empress Caliana, for help and enter the crystal world to find and rescue Samira.
  • Bling, Bling - Samira entrusts the girls with a special task--to take a very special necklace to the Genie Jeweler for cleaning.  Zeta steals the necklace and the girls race to get it back before she can figure out the necklace's special power. "

Shimmer and Shine: Friendship Divine Fast Facts:
Street Date: February 7, 2017
Catalogue: 59183364000 (US); 59183365000 (CAN)
S.R.P.: $14.99 (US) $15.99 (CAN)
DVD Running Time: 94 minutes
Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish Dolby Stereo

Disclosure: I was sent a screener copy from the vendor in order to write up an honest review. All views shared are mine and mine alone.

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