“Go, Diego, Go!: The Great Panda Adventure” DVD Review

By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
May 10, 2010

My boys love Diego and we were thrilled to have the opportunity to review the newly released DVD by Nick Jr. and Paramount Home Entertainment –Go Diego Go!: Great Panda Adventure.”  In fact, this is one of my youngest son’s favorite DVDs at the moment. In “Go, Diego, Go!: The Great Panda Adventure,” Diego picks up pandas in the mountains of China; returns a lost koala to his mommy in the Australian Forest; reunites a lemur with his family in Madagascar; and protects a beaver’s dam from a giant wave in the Canadian Rockies.  This is a fun DVD for kids to watch and you’ll find that as an adult, you’ll be watching it as well! 

“Go, Diego, Go!: The Great Panda Adventure” is available online and in stores throughout the United States.  It retails for $16.99.

“Go, Diego, Go!: The Great Panda Adventure” Episode Synopses:

“All Aboard the Giant Panda Express”

Diego and Baby Jaguar are helping their friend, Yang, the Giant Panda Rescuer, at Bamboo Mountain in China, where lots of bamboo has just been planted.  Their mission is to take a train ride to pick up all of the hungry pandas and bring them back to Bamboo Mountain as bamboo is the Giant Panda’s favorite food!  Along the way, they keep Pan Pan the Giant Panda from falling over the mountain, find Grandpa Panda camouflaged in the snowy field, use panda gloves to climb the tallest tree in the forest to find Baby Panda, and growl like Giant Pandas to save the panda twins from leopards.  They’ve got to hurry because there’s a train full of hungry Giant Pandas and only one food will do – bamboo!

“Koala’s Birthday Hug”

Diego’s in an Australian Forest when suddenly he hears a cry for help.  It’s a koala who’s stuck in the middle of the road, with a truck headed right for him!  Diego rescues the little koala and learns that today is Joey the Koala’s birthday.  He must help Joey get back to his mommy and celebrate his birthday.

“Leaping Lemurs”

Diego and Baby Jaguar are returning a group of animals to their home in Madagascar.  But one animal, Sara the Sifaka Lemur, hasn’t been home in such a long time, that she can’t remember how to get there.  To find her home, the trio travels through the island meeting many lemur friends until they finally catch up to Sara’s family.

“Diego Saves the Beavers”

Diego and his friend, Billy the Beaver, are in the Canadian Rockies helping all of the river animals keep their homes safe from an overflowing river.  They are interrupted when Alicia calls to say a giant wave is heading straight for Billy the Beaver’s family!  The duo race to make it to the Beaver Dam before the giant wave hits.

“Go, Diego, Go!: The Great Panda Adventure” Fast Facts:

Street Date: May 4, 2010
DVD SRP: $16.99
DVD Running Time: Approximately 95 minutes
Rating: Not Rated

Special Features:

The Fresh Beat Band Music Video: “Great Day”
The Fresh Beat Band Music Video: “Loco Legs”


I thought this was a great DVD and love that my boys interact with it while watching it.  I love the music and the educational content it contains.  I can’t wait to see what Nick Jr. and Paramount Home Entertainment come out with next! 

I received a copy of “Go, Diego, Go!: The Great Panda Adventure” on DVD from Nick Jr and Paramount Home Entertainment to facilitate this review.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of RedheadMom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

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