Monday, December 6, 2010

Pocoyo Water Taxi Review...

About Pocoyo:
"Created by Zinkia Entertainment, and broadcast in over 100 countries across the globe, the Pocoyo TV series airs in the U.S on Nick Jr. (seven days per week at 4.25 pm); PBS stations across 80% of the U.S.; Univision's Planeta U(Saturday mornings at 8.30 am); and Discovery Familia. Narrated by British actor Stephen Fry (Dr. Gordon Wyatt on Bones), the series follows the adventures of three-year-old Pocoyo ("little me" in Spanish), an inquisitive and fun-loving boy and his animal friends, Elly (the elephant), Pato (the duck) and Loula (the dog). The show, packed with music, dance, and humor,engages the audience, encouraging children to learn through laughter. Pocoyo, co-produced by ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment and Zinkia, has attracted a host of accolades including a prestigious BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) for Best Animated Preschool Series, three Pucinella Prizes at the Italian Cartoons on the Bay Festival and Best TV Series at the Annecy Cartoon Festival. Pocoyo is a multi-platform property enjoying strong online presence, with the virtual world <> <> attracting over 4.5 million visitors,where children and carer's can share a host of fun and educational activities with their favorite characters. There are over 300 million Pocoyo hits on YouTube, 25 million downloads from the official Pocoyo website, and over 10 million people using the 'Pocoyize' customizing application. In Spain alone, the brand has sold over 2.5million toys, over 600,000 books and1.2million DVDs.

About the Bath Fun Water Taxi:
Age: 18 Mo+
Scuba Pocoyo and friends can float in the tub or be pushed along the floor in the water taxi.
SRP: $9.99

What we thought: The kiddos really loved the water taxi both in and out of the tub. This Pocoyo toy was tested by a 2 year old and survived so you know it is pretty well-made:) A and D had a lot of fun playing with this fun Pocoyo Water Taxi. If your little one is loving Pocoyo like mine are, they would really enjoy a toy from Bandai's 2010 product launch. These are affordable, fun toys for the little ones in your life! ABCD Diaries gives the Pocoyo Water Taxi an A!

Buy It: You can find the new line of Pocoyo toys and plush, including the Water Taxi, at ToysRUs stores nationwide!
Diclosure: ABCD Diaries was given a Water Taxi for review purposes only. We were in no other way compensated. The opinions expressed in this post are ours and ours alone.

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