Showing posts with label #BobTheBuilder. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #BobTheBuilder. Show all posts

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Bob The Builder™ Hits UK Screens and Joins Forces with The Mega Machines to Tackle His Biggest Build Ever in The Brand New ‘Bob The Builder: Mega Machines – The Movie’

Showing at UK Cinema Screens on Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th May 

Grab your little builders and get ready to experience an epic Bob the Builderadventure on the big screen, as Bob and his team call on some enormous new machines to help them tackle their biggest build ever in Bob the Builder: Mega Machines – The Movie, showing at selected UK screens onSaturday 27th & Sunday 28th May only.

The new movie brings an exciting cinematic feel to the popular Channel 5: Milkshake and Cartoonito TV show.  With an action-packed plotline featuring twists and turns, Scoop, Muck and Lofty are eager to help Bob with his biggest build yet, constructing a dam and transforming an old quarry into a reservoir to provide Spring City with fresh water.

Bob has also enlisted the help of another builder, Conrad, to help clear the quarry, along with his three enormous Mega Machines, Thud, Crunch and former TV star Ace. However, it soon becomes clear that Conrad, secretly resentful that he lost out on the dam-building contract to Bob, is plotting to undermine his rival’s reputation and sabotages the dam. Soon Bob realises that things are not as they should be and that it’s up to him and his team to save Spring City!

The exciting new release combines entertainment with real and practical learning values, together with lessons in social and emotional development from its lovable characters, with an emphasis on friendship. The STEM curriculum has been built into the plotline, seamlessly underpinning the action, whilst Bob and the crew demonstrate the power of positive-thinking, problem-solving, teamwork and follow-through.

The movie includes regulars Lee Ingleby (Line of Duty, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Inspector George Gently), who voices Bob, Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey) as the voice of Wendy, and Blake Harrison (The Inbetweeners) who voices Scoop. Also joining the voice cast on this movieis acting legend Brian Cox (The Bourne Identity, Braveheart, Rise of the Planet of the Apes).

Conrad, actor Brian Cox says: "Both generations of my kids watched Bob the Builder because he’s been around for a very long time. I think the thing about Bob is it’s a very simple concept and it’s not too complicated for children. They link on to it because of the machines, because of all of the accoutrement that goes with Bob. It’s his simplicity that’s really at the heart of it and that’s what makes it last, and has made it last through generation to generation. The history of animation is all about the history of developing images; images that become much more CGI and less cartoony and less drawn. I think Bob is part of that heritage and part of that whole development."

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Thursday, 20 October 2016

The Twins Review // Bob The Builder Toys

The twins were sent a rather large parcel last week.
Their eyes lit up with excitement as soon as I told them it was for them!

The boys love watching kid tube so when I asked if they would film an unboxing for me they were more than happy to do so.
I'm not sure they'll be the next big YouTube stars but for 4yr olds they did pretty well!

We were sent;
A dress up set which included a Hard hat, a shirt, a mobile phone and a spanner,
Tool bag which included an electric drill, a hammer, a saw and a spanner,
Jig saw
and a workbench which included a hammer, a spanner, a screwdriver, a saw, nuts and bolts, a clamp, a tape measure.

The work bench was nice an easy to assemble, the twins were ready with the chain saw and jig saws to lend a hand, but when I said they weren't needed they went off to "fix" the box the goodies came in.

Oscar was the first one to dress up and get to the work bench to try it out!
He loved all the different tools and that he could actually hammer, screw and build with the bench.
Alex soon joined in once he had "fix" everything with the chainsaw.

The Chainsaw and Jig-Saw make real noises and the Jig-Saw lights up when used.

These were big hits with the boys but after a while my ears decided they needed a holiday!

The boys and their two friends Elsa and Tate enjoyed playing builders all day, they all enjoyed the work bench and running around the house trying to fix everything they could.

As soon as Ru walked in from nursery he was all over it like a rash!

He does make a cute little builder.

Any one of the Bob The Builder toys would make an awesome Christmas or birthday present.
The prices of the toys above range from £12.99 up to £44.99.
So something for everyone's budget

All the toys are well made, and if they can with stand the twin test they will please most children!

**I was sent the toys for free, in return for an honest review. All thoughts are my own.