I am on a roll today. I’m all Curious George all the time. But, can you blame me? He is the cutest monkey ever seen. So say my kids and I agree. We had a chance to review an advance copy of Curious George 2 the other week.
My tween and 6-year-old watched it. I am constantly surprised at my tween and teen. Both would not watch preschool TV for all the tea in China, but bring out Curious George — both will happily watch. In fact, I put the DVD on while the teen was at volleyball practice.
The teen walked in the door from practice. She was so MAD that we started without her! In a few minutes she was engrossed in the movie. She forgot her troubles until the next in justice inflicted upon her. Life with teens is not for the faint of heart!
All three kids loved Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey. I love when I find a movie that a 6-year-old, 11-year-old, and 14-year-old can enjoy. It’s not easy…I can tell you!
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey has George going on a cross-country journey to reunite Kayla, a homesick elephant with her family. Curious George and The Man with the Yellow Hat set out on a madcap adventure with Kayla. This unlikely trio faces all types of comic calamities and colorful characters and in the end, learn that with family, friends and determination, you can achieve anything. Featuring the voices of Tim Curry, Matt Lauer, Jamie Kennedy, and Jerry Lewis.
Speaking of the voice talent… My kids did not notice, but my husband and I did. As soon the museum director spoke his first line, we noticed that it is no longer Dick van Dyke. I think it is Jerry Lewis?? I wonder why the change in actors?
The DVD is sold on amazon for $14.49. For a limited time, a $5 grocery cash check card mail-in offer will be included in DVD copies of Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey and the purchase of the DVD includes an instant $3 savings towards any Curious George catalog, TV or DVD title purchased in tandem.
The DVD has several BONUS features:
- Two Never Before Seen Bonus Shows from the all-new TV season! See the premiere episode 6 months before it airs.
- Curious George’s Cross Country Caper Game – It’s more fun than a barrel of you-know-what when George and Kayla go on the run with security specialist Marcus Wolfe hot on their trail! Exciting puzzles lead the way from New York to California so Kayla can visit her brother and sister. But be careful—a wrong answer could bring the Wolfe right to their door!
- Hold On, Here We Go – Exclusive Music Video
- Coloring Pages and Wallpapers
For Curious George lovers young and old, I found the following:
- Wood Block Puzzle
- Curious George in pajamas
- The Complete Adventures of Curious George, Anniversary Edition
- Read With Me – Curious George
I was given a copy of Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey for review.