Newest DVD Releases from Nickelodeon ~Plus~ 2 Winner Max & Ruby DVD Giveaway (5/9)

We are in our rainy season here in Missouri, where we are having to come up with all sort of rainy day activities to do indoors. Some good old DVDs are always in the mix, but it is also fun to see all of the ideas and activities Diego, Max and Ruby give us and humpback whales, mudpies and tigers usually make their way into our pretend play. The Easter Bunny brought the kiddos Max & Ruby Beanie Babies, so now we have little characters to use in our make believe as well, which has been really fun. 

Are your kids as obsessed as my daughter in pretending to be animals, Max, Diego and the like? The new Nickelodeon releases below will surely entertain your kiddos rainy or not!

Go, Diego, Go!: Diego Saves The World

NEW YORK – Feb. 4, 2011 – Diego travels the globe rescuing animals in Go, Diego, Go!: Diego Saves The World, a six episode compilation DVD  Throughout his adventures, he receives help from his sister Alicia, animal pals, Rescue Pack Click the Camera (voiced by Rosie Perez) and the viewers at home.  Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, Go, Diego, Go!: Diego Saves The World will be available on DVD April 12, 2011, for the suggested retail price of $16.99.
Go, Diego, Go!: Diego Saves The World Episode Synopses:
Diego the Hero
Alicia’s boat gets stuck in the ice as she takes some sick and hurt penguins to the Snowy Rescue Center.  Diego and Baby Jaguar set out to help Alicia, but they’ll need the help of their friends since the Rainforest is far away from the Snowy Coast.

Cotton-top Tamarin Cave Rescue
Diego has a surprise for the lonely cotton-top tamarin singing in a cave.  Alicia and Baby Jaguar have been planting lots of trees for the Tamarins so they can move back to the forest.  When the Bobos accidentally block the cave’s entrance, Diego sets out to find another way out of the cave so he can reunite all the tamarins.

Bengal Tiger Makes a Wish
Diego is in India helping animals after a big rainstorm when he meets Benji the Bengal Tiger.  His mother had told him that if he ever got lost, she would wait for him at the Wishing Tree, but he doesn’t know how to get there!  Diego sets out to the Wishing Tree and along the way helps many animal friends who have wishes.

Diego Saves Baby Humpback Whale
A baby humpback whale is beached on a rocky island and can’t get back into the ocean!  Diego sets off to save the humpback whale, running through a rainforest obstacle course and swimming with Tuga the Leatherback Sea Turtle past jellyfish and sharks. When Diego reaches the baby humpback whale, he leads the other humpback whales in making big waves to lift the beached humpback whale into the ocean and back to her mommy.

Jorge the Little Hawk Learns to Migrate
It’s getting really cold and Jorge the Hawk is ready to migrate to the Warm Forest.  Diego must help build a bird place to help Jorge fly home.  On this sky-high adventure, Diego and Jorge catch a ride on the warm windy wind, fly through the foggy fog, avoid a lightning storm, and finally make it all the way to the Warm Forest. 

Egyptian Camel Adventure
Diego visits his friend Medina in Egypt to learn all about camels when they realize the river in Medina’s town is drying out.  They must find a way to fill it up again for the camels and other desert animals to have enough water to drink.  They learn of the legend of the golden cloud, which can bring water back to the river, and head out to find it. 
Go, Diego, Go!: Diego Saves The World Fast Facts:
Street Date: April 12, 2011
DVD SRP: $16.99
Catalogue: 821774
DVD Running Time:  Approximately 146 Minutes
Rating: Not Rated

Max & Ruby: Rainy Day Play

NEW YORK – Feb. 10, 2011 – Join Max and Ruby for a rainy day adventure in the all-new DVD, Max & Ruby: Rainy Day Play!  Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, Max & Ruby: Rainy Day Play! will be released on April 12, 2011, and sold for the suggested retail price of $16.99. 
Nickelodeon’s Max & Ruby is a top-rated animated series based on the children’s books by Rosemary Wells. Each episode centers on bunny siblings Max, a determined three-year-old and his big sister, Ruby, a smart, goal-oriented seven-year-old.  The show offers an empowering message for children by showing Max and Ruby playing together and resolving their differences in ways that are respectful and supportive.
Max & Ruby: Rainy Day Play! Episode Synopses:
Ruby Writes a Story
Ruby needs quiet while she tries to write a story, but Max wants to play cowboy.  Fortunately, he helps Ruby come up with the perfect idea for her story.
Max’s Dominos
Ruby and Louise want to earn their hospitality badge by hosting a Bunny Scout Meeting.  Meanwhile, Max and Morris are busy exploring the domino effect with a variety of toys culminating in a terrific welcome for Bunny Scouts.
Grandma’s Attic
Max & Ruby explore in Grandma’s attic.  While Ruby is delighted to try on old clothes, Max finds an old chest that Grandma says nobody ever goes into.  When he finds the key, they both get a surprise.

Bunny Cakes
Ruby wants to surprise Grandma with an angel cake with raspberry fluff icing for her birthday.  However, Max wants to make Grandma an earthworm cake with red-hot marshmallow squirters.  After a few mishaps in the kitchen and a few trips to the grocery store, Grandma gets both!

Bunny Party
Ruby is preparing a surprise birthday party for Grandma and she invited all her dollies as guests.  Meanwhile, Max thinks that some of his toy friends should also be at the party.  It’s not long before Ruby discovers that there are too many guests and not enough chairs.
Bunny Money
Ruby has saved just enough money to buy Grandma a music box with skating ballerinas on top for her birthday.  She soon finds however that shopping with Max costs more than she planned.

Ruby’s Safari
Ruby and Louise have to fill out the last page of their Bunny Scout Scrapbook.  They decide to have a safari in the backyard to get a picture of a special creature.  However, Max keeps leading them astray with his animal toys.  In the end, his red rubber elephant attracts a hummingbird and the girls get their photo.
Max’s Mud Bath
Ruby and Louise set up there beauty shop again and want to give Max an all-natural treatment with crushed up fruits and veggies.  However, Max thinks the treatment looks quite tasty and would rather play in the mud.
Max’s Lost Lizard
Ruby and Louise are making a terrarium for the Bunny Scout chameleon, and Max is very interested in the “lizard!” When the chameleon escapes, Max is the only one who sees through its camouflage.  Thankfully, Max manages to help get it safely back in the girls’ finished terrarium.

Ruby‘s Rainbow
Ruby wants to paint a perfect rainbow for Grandma but she can’t remember the colors or the order they go in.  When Max says “Backyard,” Ruby says he can’t go outside because it’s raining.  However when she finally follows him outside, she sees there’s a rainbow in the backyard.

Home Tweet Home
Ruby and Louise build a birdhouse. Max says “Hungry” so Ruby gets him a peanut butter sandwich, berries and sunflower seeds.  When the birds don’t come near the birdhouse, Max uses the treats to attract the birds.
Max‘s Mudpie
Max keeps trying to make a mudpie but Ruby wants him to stay clean because Grandma is coming over and she’s got something very special.  In the end, Max gets himself and Ruby mucky.  It turns out that Grandma’s surprise is a double chocolate fudge treat she calls “Mudpie!”
Max & Ruby: Rainy Day Play! Fast Facts:
Street Date: April 12, 2011
Catalogue: 821794
DVD SRP: $16.99
DVD Running Time:  Approximately 98 minutes
Rating: Not Rated
About Nickelodeon:
Nickelodeon, now in its 31st year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 16 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B).
About Paramount Home Entertainment:
Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.  PPC is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands.  PHE is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment products on behalf of various parties including: Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Paramount Famous Productions, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, CBS and PBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.

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