can happen in a special world...in the Wiggles world."
boy band for the preschool crowd, The Wiggles, are joined by the
Crocodile Hunter himself, Steve Irwin, in this new video, Wiggly
Safari. The Wiggles are driving along in their "big red
car", but they get lost. Fortunately, Steve finds them and
invites them to the Australia Zoo, where there are
"kangaroos, iguanas..." and more special animals.
Jeff, and Anthony each wear a different color shirt and put on a
dance show like no other. This video features the group as well as characters in costume--Wags the Dog, Dorothy
the Dinosaur, and Captain Feathersword. Children, clad in safari gear, support the cast
with some dance-alongs and banter.
song-videos are featured, such as "Take a Camel for a
Ride" and "You Might Like a Pet". Steve teaches the Captain how to
"speak" cockatoo, and teaches kids some interesting
facts about the birds at the same time. Terri talks about koalas,
and some fun footage of koalas follows in the "Koala La
La" segment. The enthusiastic Crocodile Hunter teaches kids
about dingos, how to take care of pets,
that there are more slow-moving songs in this video than is usual
for the series. Although Wiggly Safari offers children a
satisfying dose of animal facts, and Steve Irwin is as likable as
ever, Wiggles fans may be disappointed with the overall selection
edition features interviews, trailers, a song selection feature,
information about Australian animals, and pictures of animals from
the Australian Zoo.
- Engaging video that
inspires children to sing, act, and dance along.
- This video is a little
more educational than most in the series - it features
some interesting facts about animals.
- All in all, the songs
are less energetic than the ones in other videos in the
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