FURRY FRIENDS ABOUND IN THE NEW SUPER WHY DVD “PUPPY POWER!”
Furry Friends abound in the new Super Why DVD “Puppy Power!”
Popular PBS KIDS Series SUPER WHY! Helps Children Build Reading Skills
Available from PBS Distribution January 10
Arlington, Va. – December 7, 2016 – PBS Distribution announced today it is releasing a new SUPER WHY! DVD called “PUPPY POWER!” This fun-filled DVD includes four puppy-packed adventures. Join Woofster and the Super Readers for exciting adventures where they save other troubled pets, explore a comic book that Whyatt created called “The Missing Princess of Pet City,” and learn to concentrate by overcoming distractions! This collection of stories features tons of new furry friends and will inspire kids to go on reading adventures.
“PUPPY POWER!” will be available on DVD January 10, 2017. The DVD has a run time of approximately 120 minutes and an SRP of $9.99. The stories included on this DVD are listed below. Episodes of SUPER WHY! are also available for digital download.
“Woofster Finds a Home”
Whyatt goes to a pet adoption fair in Storybrook Village where he meets a little puppy who needs a family. As the superhero readers travel through the book Woofster Finds a Home, they find exciting ways to overcome obstacles and a new Super Reader joins the team!
Woofster keeps getting distracted during a talent show. The Super Readers jump into the book The Pupp-athon where they meet Serena, another puppy who’s having a hard time focusing, and together they learn to overcome distractions by concentrating.
“Super Puppy Saves the Day”
Woofster really wants to meet his hero “Super Puppy” but Whyatt doesn’t know who Super Puppy is. To find out, the Super Readers jump into Super PuppySaves the Day where they save some troubled puppies, and learn that anyone can be a hero.
“Woofster and the Pet Pack”
The Super Readers jump into Whyatt’s comic book about Woofster and the Pet Pack and their search for the missing Princess of Pet City. Together the Super Readers and the Pet Pack use their super powers and learn to work together as a team.
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 weekdays 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 produces Super 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, including Super 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. www.outoftheblueenterprises.com
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SUPER WHY!: PUPPY POWER!
Street Date: January 10, 2017
Run Time: Approx. 120 Minutes