Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Butterfly Ball DVD + Giveaway

By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
February 6, 2013

DORA'S BUTTERFLY BALLDo you have a child who loves to watch Dora the Explorer?  If so, you’ll want to check out her newest DVD  – Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Butterfly Ball.  ¡Vámonos!  Dora is back with a set of new-to-DVD episodes from the current season in Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Butterfly Ball.  First, Dora, Boots and their new friend Mariposa head to the big Butterfly Ball.  After that, Dora and Boots go on an art-filled adventure to help their friend Daniela finish her mural.  Finally, Dora needs help on a Father’s Day adventure!  Also included in the DVD for a limited time only is a Dora Sticker Sheet!  Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution, Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Butterfly Ball will be released on DVD on February 12, 2013 for the suggested retail price of $14.99.


The Butterfly Ball

Dora, Boots, and their friend Mariposa are on their way to fly, twirl and loop-de-loop at the Butterfly Ball! Will you help them make it there in time to get their magical wings?

¡Vamos a Pintar!

Join Dora and Boots on an art-filled adventure! To help their friend finish her mural at the Art Studio, they’ll need your help to travel through some famous paintings!

¡Feliz Día de los Padres!

Join Dora for a Father’s Day adventure! When her present for Papi gets blown away, Dora needs your help to catch up to Little Kite before she flies out over the ocean!


Street Date: February 12, 2013
Catalogue: 880464
DVD SRP: $14.99
DVD Running Time:  Approximately 69 Minutes
Special 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 33rd 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 17 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).

About Paramount Home Media Distribution:

Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.  PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands.  The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment, digital and television distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, CBS and PBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.  PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.


1 lucky winner will receive a copy of Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Butterfly Ball on DVD!!!

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I received a copy of “Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Butterfly Ball” from Nickelodeon and Paramount Home Media Distribution 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.

30 Responses to “Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Butterfly Ball DVD + Giveaway”

  1. Adrienne gordon says:

    The Butterfly Ball would be the first episode we watch

  2. Sandy VanHoey says:

    The Butterfly Ball, the girls love butterflies

  3. Tamar says:

    I would also say the butterfly bill.

  4. Shannon Baas says:

    the butterfly ball.

  5. Jennifer Young says:

    The Butterfly Ball, but my daughter wouldn’t care, she loves EVERY single episode of Dora, lol!

  6. Austin Baroudi says:

    We’d watch it from start to finish! Idon’t really think my daughter would care which episode, she just loves Dora!

  7. Emily N says:

    We would watch the butterfly ball first.

  8. Jennifer says:

    the butterfly ball of course!

  9. Mary Happymommy says:

    I know my daughter would love The Butterfly Ball episode. She loves butterflies, has a butterfly necklace and is always asking me to draw butterflies.

  10. Mary Happymommy says:

    I commented on–

  11. sandra says:

    i think they’d enjoy ¡Vamos a Pintar! most

  12. Devon F says:

    We’d watch The Butterfly Ball first

  13. mrsshukra says:

    The Butterfly Ball episode!

  14. Daniel M says:

    The Butterfly Ball

  15. clarissa says:

    Daniela finishes her mural just to mix it up a bit

  16. Maryann says:

    They would watch the Butterfly Ball first

  17. Suzie Williams says:

    My daughter would want to see The Butterfly Ball first.

  18. nannypanpan says:

    vamos a pintar

  19. Jamie Brigham says:

    We’d definitely prefer to see The Butterfly Ball episode first, we’ve never seem Butterfly Ball before. My son will wear this DVD out as Dora the Explorer is his favorite thing in the entire world.

  20. caryn s says:

    I think the kids would watch the butterfly ball first!

  21. Tanya says:

    We would watch The Butterfly Ball first

  22. Janice Cooper says:

    Definitely the Butterfly ball would be first 🙂

  23. Gayle says:

    Without a doubt, my granddaughter would want to watch The Butterfly Ball first.

  24. Katie Roch says:

    We would watch ¡Vamos a Pintar! first

  25. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    The Butterfly Ball
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  26. Breanne says:

    ¡Vamos a Pintar!

  27. Allison Downes says:

    The Butterfly Ball

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

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