Friday, October 20, 2017

“SUPER WHY!: SLEEPING BEAUTY AND OTHER FAIRYTALE ADVENTURES” DVD Will Take Super Readers on Four Classic Fairytale Adventures on October 31st (Review)

Disclosure:  I was sent a screener from the vendor in exchange for an honest review.  All views shared are mine and mine alone.

PBS Distribution


Super Why: Super Why Sleeping Beauty & Other

DVD Available October 31, 2017; Episodes Available Now on Digital HD

My girls are both sick with head colds, so we have found ourselves catching up DVD reviews. Yesterday, the girls sat and watched this upcoming DVD release, and really enjoyed it.  They are both Super Why fans and have already seen these 4 fairytale episodes, but like other PBS Kids show they watch on a regular basis, they are always up for watching them again.  And, with shows like Super Why I wouldn't have it any other way, as they are not only fun to watch, but are also educational.  Super Why helped me girls learn their ABC's and when they were ready, helped them with learning how to read and spelling and sounding out words.  

Bella, my girly girl, really enjoyed this DVD as she is all about princesses and fairytales.  She was excited to see that this DVD included Sleeping Beauty, one of her favorite classic tales.  As soon as the girls saw this DVD arrive at our house the other day, Bella was quick to pull out another Super Why Fairytales Adventure DVD which we received and I reviewed back in 2015. This previous release included Cinderella.  The DVD was easily accessible as the girls have continued to watch this DVD since we received two years ago.  

This DVD really cheered them up, as they yelled the correct words and pointed to letters floating on the screen.  And, I loved seeing them learning while also being entertained. So, it was a win-win for all of us. :-)

If you have a Super Why fan in your life, then you will want to pick up this upcoming DVD release so that they can add to their growing Super Why DVD collection.  My girls are back to watching this DVD right now as I write up this post, and I know they will be watching for years to come. :-)

More about this upcoming DVD release:

"Today, PBS Distribution announced the DVD release of “SUPER WHY!: SLEEPING BEAUTY AND OTHER FAIRYTALE ADVENTURES.” The new DVD from the hit PBS KIDS series takes the Super Readers on four classic fairytale adventures.

First, the Super Readers soar into the tale of Sleeping Beauty. When Sleeping Beauty just wants to snooze all day instead of playing outside with her friends, Super Why and the gang use their literacy powers to encourage her to try new things. Then, the Super Readers help a princess and a frog learn how to compromise and play together. Super Why and his friends also discover the secrets of the Twelve Dancing Princesses, and more.

SUPER WHY!: SLEEPING BEAUTY AND OTHER FAIRYTALE ADVENTURES” ($9.99 SRP) will be available on DVD beginning October 31, 2017 and has a run time of approximately 113 minutes. Episodes included on the DVD are also available for digital download.

The episodes on this DVD include:

“Sleeping Beauty”
The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty…and wake her…and wake her again! Can they convince their new friend that there’s more to life than snoozing or will she always find other activities a big snore?

“The Frog Prince”
Princess Pea wants to do ballet, and Spider wants to spin webs, so how will these two friends play together? To find some answers, the Super Readers check out The Frog Prince and meet another Princess who can’t see eye to eye with her friend. Will the Super Readers be able to help the Princess and the Frog kiss and make up?

“The Twelve Dancing Princesses”
Whyatt’s family is acting very sneaky and he wants to know why! The Super Readers waltz into the story of the Twelve Dancing Princesses – who are acting just as secretive.  The Super Readers may be hot on the trail of the Princesses to discover what they’re concealing, but will Whyatt uncover what his family is hiding?

“Princess Gwennie Saves the Day”
Princess Pea is feeling dramatic (as usual) and she and Red are staging a play. Princess is pretending she’s a queen but Red doesn’t know what to be! The Super Readers fly into the story of a princess with a silly sense of humor and a big job to do. They help Gwennie use her talents to save the day, and Red discovers her own special gifts.

SUPER WHY! helps kids learn the fundamentals of reading through interactive storybook adventures. The program features a team of superhero characters with reading powers who jump into books to find answers to everyday preschool challenges. SUPER WHY! airs daily on PBS KIDS (check local listings)."


About Out of the Blue Enterprises
Out of the Blue Enterprises is a leader in children’s educational media, with a portfolio of breakthrough, interactive, and curriculum-based entertainment concepts that span a variety of viable platforms, including television, video, mobile apps, and consumer products. Out of the Blue creates and producesSuper WHY!, the hit Emmy-nominated literacy series on PBS KIDS;  Creative Galaxy, a new interactive art series for Amazon Studios; Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, the animated series inspired by Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood; and Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Room, and handles all licensing and merchandising activity for Super WHY! and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. The company also develops top-rated mobile educational game apps, includingSuper WHY!, and Colorforms. Out of the Blue recently acquired the nostalgic Colorforms brand, with the intent to develop and expand across all media and toy platforms. Led by Co-Founders Angela C. Santomero, Creator of the hit preschool entertainment franchise, Blue’s Clues; and Samantha Freeman, a former Nickelodeon and toy industry executive, Out of the Blue aims to engage kids and families with age-appropriate, entertaining, and engaging learning experiences.

About PBS KIDS PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, digital platforms and community-based programs. Kidscreen- and Webby-award winning provides engaging interactive content, including digital games and streaming video. PBS KIDS also offers mobile apps to help support young children’s learning. The PBS KIDS Video App is available on a variety of mobile devices and on platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Xbox One and Chromecast. For more information on specific PBS KIDS content supporting literacy, science, math and more, visit, or follow PBS KIDS on Twitter and Facebook.

About PBS Distribution
PBS Distribution is the leading media distributor for the public television community, both domestically and internationally, extending the reach of these programs beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations, and producers.

PBS Distribution offers a broad range of high quality content in multiple formats including DVD, Blu-ray, digital download, and digital streaming.  PBS International offers factual content for broadcast, cable, and satellite services internationally.  The PBS Distribution catalog includes films from Ken Burns, documentaries from award-winning series such as NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, dramas from MASTERPIECE, as well as films from independent producers and popular children’s programming.

Street Date: October 31, 2017
Genre: Kids
Run Time: Approx. 113 Minutes on 1 disc
SRP: $9.99

Disclosure:  I was sent a screener from the vendor in exchange for an honest review.  All views shared are mine and mine alone.

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