Bookaboo – An Amazon Original Series

When my kids were younger, I remember really struggling to find TV shows that I felt were appropriate for them and that didn’t make me want to shove pointy objects in my ears. My daughter, at two years old, became obsessed with Caillou. I’m telling you, I’ve never disliked a fictional character as much as I disliked Caillou. However, she was absolutely taken by him, so much so that my sister in-law found a stuffed Caillou in a store in Canada and brought it home for her. I thought maybe just getting to sleep with that stuffed toy would be enough, but no…she had to watch the show AND hold Caillou at the same time. The lovely people at Amazon has heard our cries for appropriate children shows and has announced a brand new Amazon Original Kids Series, Bookaboo that is set to premier this Friday, October 28, 2016, on Prime Video in the US and UK!

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About Bookaboo

Inspiring parents to read to and with their children in order to develop a lifelong love of reading is the main purpose of Bookaboo. Bookaboo, along with his bandmates Paws and Growler, travel the globe playing drums to their adoring fans with one little catch…Bookaboo can’t play without a story a day! A famous face helps empower Bookaboo to return to stage each episode with a favorite story. This favorite story the celebrity guest brings is brought to life through animation and interactive and energetic reading. This successfully restores Bookaboo’s “bojo” and allows him to return to stage to perform! Some famous face you will see are:

  • Paula Abdul
  • Rachelle Lefevre
  • Molly Parker
  • Hannah Simone
  • Emily Van Camp
  • Selma Blair
  • Michael Sheen
  • Guillermo Diaz
  • Adam Copeland
  • Chris Hadfield
  • Antonio Brown

Today I made a special visit to my little 2 year old friends house to share Bookaboo with her. While watching Bookaboo, she had a blast playing with some fun musical toys I brought over for her. I’m not sure dad will be all that pleased with the all that musical wonderfulness he will be walking into after a long day at work, but this little girl had a blast!

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The entire first season will be available, at no additional cost, to Prime Members this Friday, October 28, 2016. Members will be able to stream and enjoy Bookaboo on the Amazon Video app for TVs, on connected devices like Amazon Fire TV and mobile devices, or online at Amazon.com/originals. If you don’t have Amazon Prime, then you can Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trialbookaboo. As a Prime member, you will also have the option to download the series to a mobile device for offline viewing. Pick up a pair of these volume limiting headphonesbookaboo and let your kids watch Bookaboo on your next road trip! Think about how amazingly quiet your car ride will be! You’re welcome!

Which favorite story would you like to see read on Bookaboo?

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