Dora the Explorer – ToonBarn http://www.toonbarn.com Cartoon news from Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, The Hub, Disney, Pixar, DreamWorks, CG animation, anime, movies, or any kind of cartoons! Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:29:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.8 4530339 Viacom Used TMNT…as a TAX SCHEME? http://www.toonbarn.com/nickelodeon/viacom-used-tmnt-tax-scheme/ http://www.toonbarn.com/nickelodeon/viacom-used-tmnt-tax-scheme/#respond Tue, 05 Jan 2016 22:52:33 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=57722 This is one of the craziest stories I ever heard of, and the year is just getting started. And maybe its REALLY getting bad in Viacom if they are doing this to a storied franchise… From NBC News: Viacom Inc was sued by a former vice president who said the media company fired her in […]

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This is one of the craziest stories I ever heard of, and the year is just getting started.

And maybe its REALLY getting bad in Viacom if they are doing this to a storied franchise…

From NBC News:

Viacom Inc was sued by a former vice president who said the media company fired her in retaliation for opposing its alleged plan to illegally avoid paying U.S. taxes on the international licensing rights for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

In a complaint filed on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court, Nataki Williams said she was fired in April 2014 while on maternity leave, after Viacom ignored her objections to its plan the prior year to transfer Ninja Turtles rights to a Netherlands-based entity solely to avoid the U.S. tax burden.

Williams said the licensing work was handled in New York, but Viacom arranged for minor work to be done in the Netherlands to make it appear as though the contracts were handled there.

The Irvington, New Jersey resident also said Viacom planned for the Netherlands entity to buy rights to other children’s characters like Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants, in a scheme that her bosses allegedly said could save millions of dollars.

What in the world is this? They are selling (not as hot, though) well enough. So you mean because the shows have become a tax burden on company, you going to sell the rights to the Dutch so you pay no taxes?

It gets worse folks:

Williams said she was fired as vice president for financial planning and analysis, ending more than six years of employment at Viacom, on the pretext that her benefits paperwork wrongly listed her child’s father, also named Williams, as a spouse.

She said Viacom caused the error, and that she held herself out as single.

“Ms. Williams was actually fired in retaliation for her internal whistle-blowing of an unlawful tax avoidance scheme that would have saved Viacom millions, and that Ms. Williams reasonably believed was fraudulent,” the complaint said.

In a statement, Viacom said Williams was fired for “fraudulently claiming company benefits to which she was not entitled. Her legal claims are completely without merit, and we will vigorously defend against these claims in court.”

So they fired her basically…because of a client on her child’s father? Does any major company in this world does this now?

If you remember, 4Kids sold the rights of the TMNT in 2009 to Viacom for a unknown sum. The movie rights were also moved to Paramount. So now it seems not only the TMNT but their two other Main Franchises (Dora and Spongebob) if this is true, have become tax burdens on the company. I would believe that animation series wouldn’t be such a massive hit on a company, but Viacom maybe in much worse shape than i realized if this scheme is true.

We will have more on this, because just like The VFX Scandals and the Disney-Dreamworks wage collusion scandal its is only the beginning.

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New Dora Series, Dora and Friends: Into the City Premieres This Month http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/new-dora-series-dora-friends-city-premieres-month/ http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/new-dora-series-dora-friends-city-premieres-month/#respond Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:00:51 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=49834 This coming Monday, August 18 at 8 PM ET/PT, Nickelodeon will be debuting Dora’s next big adventure, Dora and Friends: Into the City! The series consists of 20 x 30 minute episodes that feature a slightly older version of the popular explorer, who is now living in a city and attending school with a peer […]

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This coming Monday, August 18 at 8 PM ET/PT, Nickelodeon will be debuting Dora’s next big adventure, Dora and Friends: Into the City! The series consists of 20 x 30 minute episodes that feature a slightly older version of the popular explorer, who is now living in a city and attending school with a peer group that works together in order to give back to the community. After the premiere, Dora and Friends: Into the City! Will start airing on its regular timeslot at 12:00 pm ET/PT during Nickelodeon’s preschool block.

Dora and Friends: Into the City!’s series premiere is titled “Doggie Day,” and will focus on the titular girl as she tries to shoot a video in order to help her friend Alana promote an animal shelter’s Doggie Adoption Day. When Dora points her camera at one of the shelter’s dogs, it starts singing a song about being separated from one’s brothers, so Dora and Friends head out to help reunite the dog with its family. You can check out a clip from Doggie Day below:

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Official Trailer for Dora and Friends: Into the City! http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/official-trailer-dora-friends-city/ http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/official-trailer-dora-friends-city/#respond Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:00:19 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=48893 The worldwide phenomenon Dora the Explorer is getting ready to embark on an entirely new adventure in the new series Dora and Friends: Into the City! This brand new animated preschool series will feature a vastly improved and redesigned Dora along with a new group of friends and a new interactive curriculum. Dora and Friends: […]

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The worldwide phenomenon Dora the Explorer is getting ready to embark on an entirely new adventure in the new series Dora and Friends: Into the City! This brand new animated preschool series will feature a vastly improved and redesigned Dora along with a new group of friends and a new interactive curriculum.

Dora and Friends: Into the City! is scheduled for an August debut on Nickelodeon, and will feature the iconic character Dora living in a new city, attending school at the center of a peer group that works together in order to give back to the community, as they have both real life and magical adventures every episode. The series will take on a regular weekdays timeslot during Nickelodeon’s preschool block.

You can check out the official trailer below:

Dora and Friends: Into the City! Trailer from Elizabeth Cain on Vimeo.

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Nickelodeon Debuts New Primetime Special: Dora in Wonderland http://www.toonbarn.com/nickelodeon/nickelodeon-debuts-new-primetime-special-dora-wonderland/ http://www.toonbarn.com/nickelodeon/nickelodeon-debuts-new-primetime-special-dora-wonderland/#respond Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:00:19 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=46152 This coming March 10, Monday, at 7 pm ET/PT, Nickelodeon will be taking preschoolers on a musical adventure as they pay tribute to the iconic Alice in Wonderland via a new primetime Dora the Explorer special, titled “Dora in Wonderland.” The hour-long special will follow Dora, Boots, and their friends as they follow Abuela’s kitties […]

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This coming March 10, Monday, at 7 pm ET/PT, Nickelodeon will be taking preschoolers on a musical adventure as they pay tribute to the iconic Alice in Wonderland via a new primetime Dora the Explorer special, titled “Dora in Wonderland.”

The hour-long special will follow Dora, Boots, and their friends as they follow Abuela’s kitties through a magic mirror, which leads them to the magical, mixed-up world of Wonderland. Along the way, they come across a Mad Hatter (Mel Brooks), Rabbit (Alan Cumming), Cheshire Cat (Jewel) and the Queen of Hearts (Sara Ramirez) — all while watching out for the Knave of Hearts (Swiper).

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Nickelodeon to Launch Bilingual Preschool Learning Toys for Dora the Explorer http://www.toonbarn.com/nickelodeon/nickelodeon-launch-bilingual-preschool-learning-toys-dora-explorer/ http://www.toonbarn.com/nickelodeon/nickelodeon-launch-bilingual-preschool-learning-toys-dora-explorer/#respond Sat, 22 Feb 2014 15:00:37 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=46114 Nickelodeon and Smart Play, LLC., have recently joined forces in order to launch a new line of dual-language preschool learning toys based on the Dora the Explorer franchise. Set for a spring debut nationwide, the product line will include a whole slew of electronic learning toys and puzzles that can be played in both English […]

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Nickelodeon and Smart Play, LLC., have recently joined forces in order to launch a new line of dual-language preschool learning toys based on the Dora the Explorer franchise. Set for a spring debut nationwide, the product line will include a whole slew of electronic learning toys and puzzles that can be played in both English and Spanish languages. The toys are designed to be lightweight and compact, making them ideal for use by kids at home and on the go.

“Smart Play, LLC., is renowned for making incredible products and they have done a remarkable job creating entertaining and affordable toys featuring the beloved Dora the Explorer,” said Manuel Torres, Senior Vice President, Global Toys and Publishing. “These products make education fun and entertaining, while providing kids with an interactive bi-lingual play pattern.”

“We are thrilled to partner with Nickelodeon to bring Dora the Explorer fans a great way to interact with their favorite character while engaging in educational play,” said Ilango Sankaralingam, President of Smart Play, LLC.

The Product Lineup Includes:

· Dora Explore & Play Pad:
With Dora as a guide, kids can discover the alphabet, numbers, letter sounds, simple words and more, in either English or Spanish. Features volume control and auto shut-off. Three AA Batteries included. $19.99, ages 2+.

· Dora Explore & Play Mat:
A play mat that allows kids to learn the alphabet, numbers, letter sounds, simple words and much more with Dora. The large mat can be used on the floor, or hung on a wall, and is great for solo or multi-user play. Features volume control and auto shut-off. Three AA Batteries included. $24.99, ages 3+.

· Dora Trace & Learn projector:
Pop in a disk, dim the lights and project fun, traceable images of Dora onto paper. Kids can choose from 40 images from the alphabet and numbers, to Dora and her friends, to trace and color as many times as they wish. The image can be made larger or smaller to match the child’s fine motor skills. The projector includes long-life LED bulb that stays cool to the touch, pencil/crayon holders and five image disks. Three AA batteries are required but not included. $24.99 ages 3+.

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Nickelodeon Launches a New Dora Ice Skating Game http://www.toonbarn.com/nickelodeon/nickelodeon-launches-dora-ice-skating-game/ http://www.toonbarn.com/nickelodeon/nickelodeon-launches-dora-ice-skating-game/#respond Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:00:27 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=44038 In support of the upcoming Dora Ice Skating Spectacular, which is scheduled to air on Nickelodeon on November 25, the award-winning website NickJr.com will be launching a whole slew of brand new content related to the upcoming half-hour special, such as print-and-play ice skating activities like Dora Ice Skating Puzzles, mazes, and make a cool […]

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Nickelodeon Launches a New Dora Ice Skating Game

In support of the upcoming Dora Ice Skating Spectacular, which is scheduled to air on Nickelodeon on November 25, the award-winning website NickJr.com will be launching a whole slew of brand new content related to the upcoming half-hour special, such as print-and-play ice skating activities like Dora Ice Skating Puzzles, mazes, and make a cool iron-on Dora Ice Skating decal. But more importantly, there’s also a new Ice Skating Game aptly named ‘Dora’s Ice Skating Game.’

In ‘Dora’s Ice Skating Game,’ players will have a chance to help Dora pull off some graceful moves on the ice, as she tries to help the Ice Princess recover everyone’s Ice Skates from the Ice Witch, who will only return everything if someone beats her in an ice skating contest. Unfortunately, the Ice Princess can’t participate because she hurt her foot, so it is now up to Dora to show how graceful she can be on thin ice!

You can play the game at:

www.nickjr.com/kids-games/dora-ice-skating-game.html

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Hilary Duff to Guest Star in Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/hilary-duff-guest-star-doras-ice-skating-spectacular/ http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/hilary-duff-guest-star-doras-ice-skating-spectacular/#respond Wed, 20 Nov 2013 09:00:04 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=44035 This coming November 25, at 7 PM on Nickelodeon, actress Hilary Duff will be guesting in a brand new Dora the Explorer primetime special titled ‘Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular,’ alongside two-time Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir, who is currently featured in the special’s promo spot as Dora’s Ice Skating coach. In ‘Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular,’ […]

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Hilary Duff to Guest Star in Dora's Ice Skating Spectacular

This coming November 25, at 7 PM on Nickelodeon, actress Hilary Duff will be guesting in a brand new Dora the Explorer primetime special titled ‘Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular,’ alongside two-time Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir, who is currently featured in the special’s promo spot as Dora’s Ice Skating coach.

In ‘Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular,’ Hilary Duff will be playing the Ice Witch, who has taken over everyone’s ice skates in the Snowy Forest. In order to get everybody’s ice skates, Dora must beat the Ice Witch in a skating contest.

“I had so much fun playing the role of the ‘Ice Witch’ on Dora the Explorer, a show that is loved by so many children around the world including my own son,” said Duff. “Dora is such a positive role-model for kids and it was an honor to be featured alongside the coolest little explorer around.”

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Nickelodeon Debuts Dora’s Great Roller Skate Adventure on Sept 22 http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/nickelodeon-debuts-doras-great-roller-skate-adventure-sept-22/ http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/nickelodeon-debuts-doras-great-roller-skate-adventure-sept-22/#respond Fri, 13 Sep 2013 14:00:09 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=42402 This coming Sunday, September 22 at 7 PM ET/PT, Nickelodeon will be premiering a brand new Dora the Explorer primetime special titled ‘Dora’s Great Roller Skate Adventure,’ which has Dora taking Boots to Skate Park, only to find out that mean Big Wheeler has already shut down the park. Together with the help of the […]

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This coming Sunday, September 22 at 7 PM ET/PT, Nickelodeon will be premiering a brand new Dora the Explorer primetime special titled ‘Dora’s Great Roller Skate Adventure,’ which has Dora taking Boots to Skate Park, only to find out that mean Big Wheeler has already shut down the park. Together with the help of the viewers, Dora must stand up to Big Wheeler so that everyone can skate together. The ‘Dora’s Great Roller Skate Adventure’ half hour special addresses bullying ang presents a message that there is strength in numbers.



In support of the special, Nick Jr. has launched a bunch of new skating-themed games and activities over at Nickjr.com, including Dora coloring pages, printable puzzles, mazes, crafts and more. On Wednesday, Sept. 11, a brand-new Dora game, “Dora’s Roller Skate Adventure,” will be available on the site. On Monday, Sept. 16, families can log onto NickJr.com to catch an exclusive sneak peek of the episode. The Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Great Roller Skate Adventure DVD featuring the title episode and two additional adventures will be available on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

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Dora the Explorer Rocks in New Primetime Special http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/dora-explorer-rocks-primetime-special/ http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/dora-explorer-rocks-primetime-special/#respond Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:00:34 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=37000 This coming January 14th, Monday, at 7 PM ET/PT, Preschoolers will get the chance to jam with one of Nickelodeon’s most popular characters as Dora the Explorer debuts a new prime time special titled “Dora Rocks!” The half hour special will allow kids to hone their musical skills as they play various interactive games that […]

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Dora the Explorer Rocks in New Primetime Special

This coming January 14th, Monday, at 7 PM ET/PT, Preschoolers will get the chance to jam with one of Nickelodeon’s most popular characters as Dora the Explorer debuts a new prime time special titled “Dora Rocks!” The half hour special will allow kids to hone their musical skills as they play various interactive games that teach geometry and Spanish words and phrases. Dora the Explorer currently reaches more preschoolers than any other TV show (12.4 million) and averages a 4.9/661,000 K2-% and 1.5 million total viewers.

Dora Rocks! follows Benny as he forgets to send out invitations to his special sing-along party, which means it is up to Dora and Boots to rush and get the microphone to Benny’s Barn so that they can call their friends to the party. However, they first need to contend with the Noisy River and the Rumble Rocks. If Dora succeeds, she gets to dress in her “pop star” outfit and perform a special song with all her friends.

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Dora the Explorer Thanksgiving Parade Premieres Nov 19 http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/dora-explorer-thanksgiving-parade-premieres-nov-19/ http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/dora-explorer-thanksgiving-parade-premieres-nov-19/#respond Tue, 13 Nov 2012 07:00:30 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=35783 Nickelodeon Preschool will be celebrating this year’s Thanksgiving with a brand new episode of Dora the Explorer titled “Thanksgiving Day Parade,” which will premiere on Monday, Nove 19 at 9:30 am ET/PT. The episode follows Dora and the gang as they try to prepare for the big Thanksgiving Day parade and dinner, but when the […]

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Dora the Explorer Thanksgiving Parade Premieres Nov 19

Nickelodeon Preschool will be celebrating this year’s Thanksgiving with a brand new episode of Dora the Explorer titled “Thanksgiving Day Parade,” which will premiere on Monday, Nove 19 at 9:30 am ET/PT. The episode follows Dora and the gang as they try to prepare for the big Thanksgiving Day parade and dinner, but when the Pirate Piggies accidentally float away on Dora’s boat float, it is up to Dora and Boots to rescue them and save Thanksgiving.

Dora’s Thanksgiving Day Parade from Jessica Wilson on Vimeo.

In other Dora the Explorer news, Nickelodeon and experiential learning and physical activity for infants developer The Little Gym International have entered into a partnership that will allow the use of the Dora the Explorer franchise in Dora-themed birthday parties at more than two hundred The Little Gym locations in the US. The Little Gym Dora the Explorer parties will feature a unique curriculum developed with Nickelodeon and includes characters and activities from the series. Go, Diego, Go!-themed parties are also planned for 2012-13.

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New Spongebob and Dora Merchandise from Nickelodeon http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/spongebob-dora-merchandise-nickelodeon/ http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/spongebob-dora-merchandise-nickelodeon/#respond Thu, 18 Oct 2012 22:00:43 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=35130 Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products have recently announced plans to launch new infant programs based on popular properties SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer. The new lines, called Dora Baby and Bubbly Baby Bob!, are expected to launch internationally this winter and spring. Both are expected to complement instead of replace the existing range of […]

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New Spongebob and Dora Merchandise from Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products have recently announced plans to launch new infant programs based on popular properties SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer. The new lines, called Dora Baby and Bubbly Baby Bob!, are expected to launch internationally this winter and spring. Both are expected to complement instead of replace the existing range of Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob Squarepants product lines. The announcement was made by Michael Connolly, Senior Vice President, NVCP, at Brand Licensing Europe 2012 in London.

The Bubbly Baby Bob! collection is aimed at 0-36 months and will focus on apparel and accessories based on the cheerful denizens of Bikini Bottom. The collection will feature a soft colour palette that are suitable for boys, girls, and can be unisex. The Dora Baby collection, on the other hand, is aimed towards 0-24 months and will consist of toys, apparel, and layette that showcase Dora’s warm and earthly colour palette and design aesthetic.

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New Dora the Explorer and Team Umizoomi Primetime Specials Premiere Aug. 13 http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/dora-explorer-team-umizoomi-primetime-specials-premiere-aug-13/ http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/dora-explorer-team-umizoomi-primetime-specials-premiere-aug-13/#respond Thu, 02 Aug 2012 06:00:48 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=32510 Nickelodeon will be celebrating the Olympics and the sports-friendly summer season with a couple of new primetime specials from their hit shows Dora the Explorer and Team Umizoomi on August 13 starting at 7:00PM. There will also be a new spot featuring Team Umizoomi and supermodel Heidi Klum on Sunday, Aug. 19 on Nick Jr. […]

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New Dora the Explorer and Team Umizoomi Primetime Specials Premiere Aug. 13

Nickelodeon will be celebrating the Olympics and the sports-friendly summer season with a couple of new primetime specials from their hit shows Dora the Explorer and Team Umizoomi on August 13 starting at 7:00PM. There will also be a new spot featuring Team Umizoomi and supermodel Heidi Klum on Sunday, Aug. 19 on Nick Jr.

The Dora the Explorer special is titled Dora’s Fantastic Gymnastics Adventure (7:00 p.m. ET/PT), and follows Dora and Boots as they practice for the Fantastic Gymnastics Show. While practicing, Dora receives a special delivery – a beautiful rainbow ribbon. The ribbon allows Dora to start the show with her ribbon dance, but Swiper comes in and swipes the ribbon, so Dora and Boots set out on an adventure to find the ribbon in order to save their special routine.

Team Umizoomi’s special, on the other hand, is entitled Team Umizoomi: The Umi Games (7:30 p.m. ET/PT). The special has the entire team preparing to participate in the biggest sports event around – the Umi Games! However, competition is strong as they have to face the fast, strong, and very agile Sports Robots in four different sports – soccer, basketball, swimming, and biking. Will Milli, Geo and Bot’s Mighty Math Powers be enough to outsmart the robot athletes and win the trophy?

The new Team Umizoomi spot on Sunday, Aug. 19, will have guest Heidi Klum encountering problems because her shoe is not even with the other. True to the show’s message that Math can be used to solve everyday problems, Umi Team member Milli uses her measuring tape ponytails to add inches to the shoe.

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Discovery Bay Games Releases Dora the Explorer Backpack http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/discovery-bay-games-releases-dora-explorer-backpack/ http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/discovery-bay-games-releases-dora-explorer-backpack/#respond Fri, 27 Jul 2012 09:00:51 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=32303 iOS games and accessories developer Discovery Bay Games has recently added the Dora the Explorer Let’s Play Backpack to its Duo brand of game accessories for the iPad. Aside from simply taking its cue from Nickelodeon’s famous preschool franchise, the Dora the Explorer Let’s Play Backpack is also compatible with the new Dora the Explorer […]

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Discovery Bay Games Releases Dora the Explorer Backpack

iOS games and accessories developer Discovery Bay Games has recently added the Dora the Explorer Let’s Play Backpack to its Duo brand of game accessories for the iPad. Aside from simply taking its cue from Nickelodeon’s famous preschool franchise, the Dora the Explorer Let’s Play Backpack is also compatible with the new Dora the Explorer Let’s Play Backpack Duo App recently released by the company.

The Dora the Explorer Let’s Play Backpack accessory, which currently retails for $39.99 encourages kids and their parents to play together on the iPad, with interactive games that reinforce matching, listening, and logic skills as well as teach basic Spanish words and phrases.

Each of the games come with four adventures: ‘Let’s Listen,’ ‘Let’s Pack,’ ‘Let’s Match,’ and ‘Say It Two Ways.’ where players are presented with two choices that show up on the iPad screen. They can then use tokens and place them on the corresponding spot on the backpack accessory to match their answer. In order to show the correct answer, the top of the backpack accessory will spin and collect the winning tokens, thus keeping the score.

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Fisher Price Launches Fantastic Gymnastics Dora Doll http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/fisher-price-launches-fantastic-gymnastics-dora-doll/ http://www.toonbarn.com/dora/fisher-price-launches-fantastic-gymnastics-dora-doll/#respond Fri, 27 Jul 2012 01:00:01 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=32293 Fisher-Price has recently teamed up with Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin and Nickelodeon to develop and launch the new interactive Fantastic Gymnastics Dora doll. Based on Nickelodeon’s hit preschool show Dora the Explorer. The Fantastic Gymnastics Dora doll is capable of performing two gymnastics routines, consisting of seven distinct moves that include splits, handstands, and back […]

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Fisher Price Launches Fantastic Gymnastics Dora Doll

Fisher-Price has recently teamed up with Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin and Nickelodeon to develop and launch the new interactive Fantastic Gymnastics Dora doll. Based on Nickelodeon’s hit preschool show Dora the Explorer.

The Fantastic Gymnastics Dora doll is capable of performing two gymnastics routines, consisting of seven distinct moves that include splits, handstands, and back bends. The doll aims to teach the importance of teamwork and imaginative roleplaying for K3+ as they coach Dora throughout her practice and routine performance.

The Fantastic Gymnastics Dora doll also comes with 40 plus phrases in both English and Spanish, as well as one special teamwork song. The doll will be launched through US retailers such as Toys R S, Target, Walmart, and Kmart and fisherprice.com this August 2012 at the MSRP of $49.99. In support of the doll, a Fantastic Gymnastics Dora augmented reality app will also be launched on the apple App Store this August.

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Nickelodeon Celebrates Father’s Day with New Dora the Explorer and Franklin & Friends http://www.toonbarn.com/nickelodeon/nickelodeon-celebrates-fathers-day-dora-explorer-franklin-friends/ http://www.toonbarn.com/nickelodeon/nickelodeon-celebrates-fathers-day-dora-explorer-franklin-friends/#respond Tue, 12 Jun 2012 06:00:14 +0000 http://www.toonbarn.com/?p=31128 This coming Father’s Day, Nickelodeon will be honoring fathers all over the world with two brand new father-themed episodes of their hit animated shows Dora the Explorer and Franklin & Friends. In the Dora the Explorer father’s day episode, entitled Feliz Dia de los Padres, Dora sets out on a quest to get back the […]

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Nickelodeon Celebrates Father's Day with New Dora the Explorer and Franklin & Friends

This coming Father’s Day, Nickelodeon will be honoring fathers all over the world with two brand new father-themed episodes of their hit animated shows Dora the Explorer and Franklin & Friends.

In the Dora the Explorer father’s day episode, entitled Feliz Dia de los Padres, Dora sets out on a quest to get back the kite that she made for her Papi in time for Father’s Day. Unfortunately, the kite is in danger of being lost forever if it goes out into the ocean. The episode will premiere on Friday, June 15 at 9:30 am ET/PT on Nickelodeon.

On Father’s Day itself, Sunday, June 17 on Nick Jr, Franklin & Friends’ Father’s Day episode premieres. Titled “It’s Father’s Day Franklin”, the episode has Franklin so excite at the thought of making the perfect father’s Day gift for Mr. Turtle that he forgets to pay attention to his own father.

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