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Dora The Explorer: Dora Loves Boots Now on DVD

Celebrate Dora and Boots’ playful friendship in Dora the Explorer: Dora Loves Boots.

Press Release from Nickelodeon Home Entertainment

NEW YORK – November 1, 2011 – Celebrate Dora and Boots’ playful friendship in Dora the Explorer: Dora Loves Boots.  This DVD contains three new-to-DVD episodes that feature the adventures of Dora and her best friend, Boots.  The DVD will also offer parents the opportunity to use the Gramify program and send their kids a free personalized phone call from Dora (limited time offer). Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, Dora the Explorer: Dora Loves Boots will be released on DVD for the suggested retail price of $16.99.

Dora the Explorer: Dora Loves Boots Episode Synopses:

Boots’ First BikeBoots is really excited because soon he’ll be getting his very first big bike.  The Delivery Duck flies in with a postcard of a shiny yellow 2-wheeler bike for Boots.  His new bike is finally ready to be picked up and he can’t wait!  It’s going to be a series of “first” adventures as Baby Blue Bird takes her first flight, Lil’ Piggy sails on her first pirate ship, and Tico’s baby cousins learn how to safely cross the street and make it to the bike shop.

Bouncy BootsBoots’ favorite boots are back from the Shoe Shop, but when he tries them on, he starts to bounce. Dora and Boots set off to find his favorite boots on a bouncy adventure past the Giant Gates, then across the Snail Bridge where their French friend Amélie teaches them how to play Escargot -- a French Hop-Scotch game. They sing all the way to the Shoe Shop, but will Boots’ shoes be there?

¡Vacaciones!Dora and Boots are meeting Diego and Baby Jaguar for a night of camping under the stars.  Along the way, they run into other friends who are going on vacation too. At the Nutty Forest, Tico and Benny give them a ride on his nut-powered car. Then they help Isa water her vegetable garden before she heads out to the Snowy Mountain.  Before they arrive at the Rainforest Campground, Swiper takes their snacks. Diego and Baby Jaguar come to the rescue in a canoe and together retrieve the snacks and row all the way to the Campground.

The Bed Red Chicken’s Magic WandThe Big Red Chicken is doing magic tricks and he turns Boots into a chicken!  When he tries to turn Boots back into a monkey, his beak starts to twitch and he lets out a big sneeze that sends the wand flying off into Magic Land.  Big Red Chicken accidentally lands on his wand and breaks it!  On the way to the Wand Shop they play a picture puzzle game to go through the Magic Mirrors, a math game to get the Giant Dice to disappear and then do a scarf trick to enter the Wand Shop.

Dora the Explorer: Dora Loves Boots Fast Facts:Street Date: December 27, 2011Catalogue: 822804DVD SRP: $16.99DVD Running Time:  Approximately 95 MinutesSpecial Features: N/A

Dora the Explorer, created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh Valdes and Eric Weiner, is a play-along, animated adventure series starring Dora is a seven-year-old Latina heroine whose adventures take place in an imaginative, tropical world filled with jungles, beaches and rainforests.  She explores her world just as preschoolers do every day, and the show is designed to actively engage its audience in an interactive quest using a variety of learning techniques.

In every episode, Dora and Boots invite the audience to participate in an exciting adventure, where each step of their journey consists of a problem or puzzle that Dora and the audience must think their way through in order to solve the next problem.  Dora is proudly bilingual and uses her knowledge of English and Spanish to communicate with her friends, overcome obstacles and reach her goals.  In each episode, Dora teaches Spanish words or phrases to the viewers and then asks them to use it to solve a problem and forge ahead.  Ultimately, Dora and her best friend, Boots, triumph, and the story always ends with a “We Did It!” anthem.

About Nickelodeon:Nickelodeon, now in its 32nd 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, Insurge Pictures, 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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