Sunday, September 25, 2011

Review: Quest for Zhu DVD and Giveaway

GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. THANKS FOR ENTERING!

Quest for Zhu - DVD
Released September 27, 2011

When Pipsqueak magically travels to the land of ZhuZhu, she finds a whole world filled with colorful and friendly Zhus!  Mr. Squiggles, Chunk, Num Nums, and Stinker join Pipsqueak on an exciting adventure in her quest to find her way back home.  With the help of the Great Wizard ZhuFu, the Zhus learn the value of friendship, cooperation, and hamster power! 



Bennett, Reagan, and Patrick ready for the movie
It was movie night in the Gorkow household as we had the awesome opportunity to review the QUEST FOR ZHU DVD before it even hits store shelves.  We made our popcorn, opened up the Twizzlers, and settled in for the movie. 

As I was watching the movie, it reminded me a bit of the WIZARD OF OZ storyline. A ZhuZhu pet is magically whisked away to another world and finds that it isn't so great.  There is an evil creature, Mezhula, and she tries to stand in the way of the ZhuZhu's dreams.  There is also a Great Wizard ZhuFu who imparts great lessons on the ZhuZhu pets.  The movie was a fast-paced 113 minutes and kept the kids and my attention.  There was great music and I thought the animation was comparable to many of the other animated movies out there.  The messages in the movie are also great lessons for your kids to think about.

When I asked the kids what they thought of the movie these were their responses:

"I loved the opening song."  - Reagan
"I liked the the remake of the song, ABC".  - Patrick
"My favorite character was Mr. Squiggles and Num Nums." - All 3 kids 

Patrick and Bennett both felt the message was "When something isn't going your way, just keep going on and it will get better".

Reagan took this lesson from the movie, "Best friends are always there for each other and should share everything".

I thought it was a great family movie and I would expect to find preschool to early elementary aged kids as their biggest fans.  Also any ZhuZhu Pet fans will want to see their little friends come to life in this movie.  QUEST FOR ZHU comes to your local DVD store shelves on Tuesday, September 27, 2011. 

For more on the new QUEST FOR ZHU movie, check out their Facebook page HERE or the Movie Website HERE.

But.......... if you would like to win your very own copy of the QUEST FOR ZHU DVD, all you have to do is leave a comment below.  In your comment be sure to leave your email address, such as NameATgmailDOTcom.  All entries must be received by Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 11:59 PM.  I will choose a winner on Monday, October 3, 2011.  I will email the winner and the winner will have 48 hours to contact me or I will choose a new winner.

I received the Quest for Zhu DVD as well as limited edition Zhu Zhu figurines, an authentic movie poster, and Twizzlers snacks for review purposes.  I was not compensated in any other way for my review.  This review is my honest opinion.  I wouldn't review anything that wouldn't benefit myself or my family.  Thanks to Zhu-niverse, MomSelect, and Hershey's. 

7 comments:

Melanie Rice said...

I'd love a chance to win the movie! melanie_at_ricecreativeservices_dot_com

♡♥♬ Raven In A Blue Room ♬♥♡ said...

Thank you for hosting this giveaway

Louis
pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

frugalmommieof2 said...

I would love a chance to win. My kids want to see this. We love Zhu Zhu Pets. Thanks for the great giveaway.

frugalmommieof2 at gmail.com

Lisa W

SamanthaD said...

My kids would love this! Thanks for hosting!

SamanthaD
dull2000 at cox dot net

mommysap said...

My daughter is obsessed with Zhu Zhu pets, she is begging for this movie. Thank you for the chance!!
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Kelly Braund said...

My youngest 2 want this movie soooo bad, but gotta watch the budget right now! I'd LOVE to win it for them! Thanks so much for the chance!
braundk at comcast.net

MattB said...

Thanks for the chance to win!
braund.matthew @gmail.com