Wednesday, March 26, 2014

My Little Pony: A Dash of Awesome on DVD Today! -- Review + Free Activity Sheet to Print Out

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

My Little Pony – Friendship Is Magic:

Rainbow Dash And Her Pony Friends Are Back With Five Wonderful Adventures!

"Now 20% Cooler! Rainbow Dash is one cool pony… make that an awesome pony! My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: A Dash Of Awesome is coming to DVD in the U.S. and Canada on March 25 from Shout! Factory Kids in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, and it includes a sing-along as a bonus feature.

Join Rainbow Dash for five thrilling adventures alongside her very best friends in all of Equestria; the studious Twilight Sparkle, quiet animal lover Fluttershy, the party enthusiast Pinkie Pie, the always loyal apple farmer Applejack, and Ponyville's very own fashionista Rarity! That's right! Five episodes dedicated to every pony's favorite highflying Pegasus, Rainbow Dash! The episodes include “May the Best Pet Win!,” “The Mysterious Mare Do Well,” “Read It and Weep,” “Daring Don’t,” and “Rainbow Falls.”

The My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic series is currently airing on The HUB TV Network in the U.S. and on Treehouse in Canada."

Bonus Feature:

Also available on DVD from Shout! Factory Kids:
My Little Pony Equestria Girls
My Little Pony: Classic Movie Collection
My Little Pony: A Very Minty Christmas
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic - Princess Twilight Sparkle
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic – Pinkie Pie Party
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic – Adventures in the Crystal Empire
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic – Royal Pony Wedding
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic – Season Two
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic – Season One
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic – The Friendship Express
My Little Pony - Twinkle Wish Adventure      

My Thoughts:

Out of all the ponies, Savannah's favorite is Rainbow Dash, with Pinkie Pie in a close second. :-)  So, when Savannah saw me opening the new My Little Pony: A Dash of Awesome DVD, which the kind folks at Shout! Factory sent our way to review, she thought it was Christmas all over again.  Her eyes lit up and she was smiling from ear to ear.  I never saw her behave so well, in hopes that her good behavior would get the opportunity to watch this DVD before the weekend.  After dinner last Tuesday night, we changed the girls into their pj's and settled in to watch two out of the five adventure filled episodes that make up this DVD.  

As soon as Rainbow Dash and the other ponies appeared on the screen, Savannah went crazy, as she wasn't expecting me to play this DVD.  And, for the next half hour, she was glued to the TV, as was Bella.  All I could hear was Savannah talking with Bella about how cool Rainbow Dash was and filling her in on the cutie marks and other things that relate to the ponies, as if Bella didn't know.  

Growing up, I was a fan of My Little Pony, and loved watching MLP movies, but I have to admit, I am loving the new animated version that airs daily on The Hub much better. The story lines are more entertaining, the theme song is great and you can't watch an episode without learning all the names of the ponies -- Rainbow Dash, Fluttershy, Applejack, Pinkie Pie, and Rarity.  And, if you don't know what has been going on the MLP gang, leave it to your little ones to fill you great detail, as they really get excited about the show.  

You can always count on the My Little Pony series to include catchy songs, that you and your child will love to sing along to.  And, this new My Little Pony DVD spares no expense on songs.  Out of all the songs the ponies sang, my girls and I can't get enough of the "Find a Pet" song sung by Fluttershy and Rainbow Dash, shown in the below YouTube clip:

So, with Easter fast approaching, why not pick up the new My Little Pony: A Dash of Awesome DVD to surprise your MLP fan with, and grow their collection of My Little Pony DVDs released by Shout! Factory. 

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About Shout! Factory:
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform entertainment company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s DVD and Blu-Ray™ offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials in lavish packages crammed with extras.  Shout’s audio division boasts GRAMMY®-nominated box sets, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations.  In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast digital distribution network which delivers video and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America.  Shout! Factory also owns and operates Timeless Media Group, Biograph Records, Majordomo Records, HighTone Records and Video Time Machine. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention.  Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit

About Hasbro Studios:
Hasbro Studios is the Los Angeles-based entertainment division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS). The studio is responsible for entertainment brand-driven storytelling for the company across television, film, commercial productions and short-form. It develops, produces and distributes TV shows based on Hasbro's world class brands, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and FAMILY GAME NIGHT. Many of these shows air on the Hub Network, a U.S. television network for kids and their families, that is a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK). Hasbro Studios shows can also be seen on networks in more than 180 territories globally.  Since its formation in 2009, the studio has received seven Daytime Emmy wins and 16 nominations.  On the film side, the studio is developing and producing a number of features based on Hasbro's brands, including TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION (Paramount), G.I. JOE 3 (Paramount) and CANDY LAND (Sony).  The studio team also oversees the production of commercials that feature Hasbro's brands as well production of short-form content that can be seen on all of the major digital and social media platforms globally.

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

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