Curious George 2: Follow that Monkey Review and Giveaway!

When I was little I loved Curious George books and fondly remember having them read to me.  Years later I was able to read them to my own children (their favorite is Curious George Makes Pancakes) and there is just something about George and The Man in the Yellow Hat that is so timeless and entertaining.  I was elated in 2006 when George made it to the big screen.  It was one of the first “real” movies we took our son to see!  Now, you can enjoy more Curious George right at home with Curious George 2:  Follow That Monkey!

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Universal Studios has done it again in capturing the adorable antics of George and his friends.  The G-Rated sequel features the talents of Tim Curry, Jamie Kennedy, Matt Lauer, and Jerry Lewis and is every bit as entertaining as you’d expect from your favorite monkey.  You’ll follow George as he meets Kayla, a homesick baby elephant, at a magic circus show and helps her travel across the country to be reunited with her family. George’s traveling companion is The Man with the Yellow Hat and their friendship continues to be as endearing as ever.  George travels by foot, train, and truck to reach Kayla’s brother and sister in California.  Of course, we all know George seems to find mischief all the time!  Sadly,  George is accused of elephant-napping and brought all the way back to New York City. Luckily, Kayla’s owner sees what a good friend George is and realizes how much Kayla misses her family.  My children loved the happy ending and I loved how this precious film held their attention one recent rainy afternoon when we were stuck inside!

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You can check out the trailer here or pick up a copy at Amazon for under fifteen bucks!  This DVD would make a perfect basket-stuffer for Easter!

GIVEAWAY

We are also so excited to have a prize pack to give away!  The Prize Pack includes a copy of the DVD, CD soundrack, and book!  Here’s how to enter:

How to enter:

1. Leave us a comment telling us your favorite thing about Curious George! (Books or T.V./Movies)

Additional entries:

1. Blog about this giveaway and link to The Not-So-Blog (10 extra entries).

2. Follow me (@BridgetteLA) on Twitter and Tweet this giveaway. Every time you tweet you get an additional entry! Unlimited! (You must have over 50 Twitter followers to qualify for unlimited entries!)

3. Subscribe to my blog.

4. Become a Fan of The Not-So-Blog on Facebook.

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Contest ends at 11:59pm CST on March 29th. Prizes not claimed in 72 hours will be forfeited.  Open to U.S. Residents only.

This review is the opinion of The Experimental Mommy. Others may have a different experience with the product.  I was not compensated in any way except for the complimentary product!

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  1. One of my favorite pieces of advice was to take a monthly/yearly picture with a stuffed animal to document the growth of the baby. It is great to look back at all of the Birthday Bear Pictures.

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  7. We fell in love with the books first, but now love the 1st movie and the t.v. show – and Mom/Dad even love the Jack Johnson soundtrack! 🙂

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  9. adrienne Gordon says:

    I like all the animals in the books.

  10. Brandon Ralston says:

    I like his great sense of adventure.

  11. I just think he’s adorable. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  12. My grandson has several Curious George books and he loves all the fun and funny adventures Curious George gets into.

  13. valerie mabrey says:

    I like the fact that curious geroge stays simple through the years

  14. Karen Gonyea says:

    My son LOVES curious george 😉

  15. Cynthia R says:

    Love his laugh, so cute! Its one of the few cartoons I enjoy watching with little ones.

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  19. I like George because he is cute and funny to watch

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  23. My favorite thing about Curious George is all the adventures he has. He experiences the world with innocence and wonder, just like a toddler.

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  28. My favorite thing about Curious George is his little voice. He is just to adorable.

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  33. I love that Curious George makes my son want to read books.

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  37. Kyle Banderman says:

    I like Curious George cause it is a really good show for kids that doesn’t have a lot of violence.

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  40. My son says he likes how George is as curious as he is!

  41. Cynthia C says:

    I love that George is always getting into trouble without meaning to.

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  43. I love that he always means to do right, it just does not always end up that way.

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  46. Aleksandra N says:

    We love Curious George books and read them to our daughter often. They teach good lessons and are a good length.

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  48. Jessica G. says:

    I love that there is always a lesson!

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  50. George makes my grandsons laugh! I like that.

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  52. Monique Rizzo says:

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  55. I’ve always loved his adventures and that hes a monkey

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  59. Vickie Couturier says:

    My favorite thing is watching my grandsons enjoy him,he is much like a little boy,so they can relate really well to him an his troubles he gets into,they giggle a lot while watching him

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  74. I love Curious George’s character because it’s nonthreatening and mild. Too many of today’s cartoons have a violent undertone to them.

  75. I love how he’s always getting into trouble!

  76. I love how he’s always getting into trouble! thanks for the chance.

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  79. I loved the first Curious George movie. So cute! Thank you for the giveaway.

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  80. Melissa M. says:

    I love that he gets into so much mischief!

  81. I follow on Facebook plus I have always like Curious George and remember reading the books as a child. He is always getting himself into trouble and learning a lesson which reminds me alot of myself and my boys.

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  85. Sheila P says:

    I like the fact that he is so curious he always ends up getting in trouble even when he isn’t trying to.

  86. Jennifer h says:

    That he’s a monkey! A cute one. 🙂

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  89. I love how cute Curious George is and seeing what kind of trouble he gets in is always fun! 🙂

  90. My favorite thing about Curious George is that he is always curious just like my son. Thanks,

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    He is so funny cause he get in to trouble alot. The kids love hime too.

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  99. They say curiosity killed the cat, but in George’s case it just makes him all the more lovable. I loved reading Curious George books as a kid and it’s fun seeing how much my little nephews enjoy the character today. They would love this DVD. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  103. Daniel M says:

    fun how he’s always getting into trouble

  104. Christie says:

    We love Curious George’s mischievous nature and his antics.

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  107. I love all the situations he gets himself into

  108. Melissa B. says:

    He’s just like a child. Kids can relate to him.

  109. I love the trouble he always gets into

  110. katie s. says:

    I’ve only experienced the books and my favorite one from when I was a kid is the one when George learned how to ride a bike.

  111. Jennifer M says:

    I love that George always means well while creating mayhem.

  112. I love that he is soooo curious and is always getting into trouble! Its so cute! 😉
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  116. I love that he is a wholesome character

  117. I like the fact that he’s never intentionally BAD, mischevious, makes some bad decisions but he always ends up OK.

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  126. Katklaw777 says:

    We luv the Curious George books the best. The pictures are bright and text well written and George always learns his lesson. Thanks.

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  128. Amy Delong says:

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  132. Elizabeth Ray says:

    A mischiveous little mokkey, he never MEANS any harm…

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  134. I love how he’s innocently always getting into trouble. 😀

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  141. Jennifer Jozwiak says:

    i love how much fun he has on his adventures!

  142. I love that it’s the one show my 6 yr old son never gets tired of watching – he loved the first Curious george movie, too.

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  144. I love that he’s so cute!

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  146. He’s a monkey and he’s funny!

  147. I love Curious George’s zest for life.

  148. Lily Kwan says:

    I love Curious George’s irrepressible spirit!

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  151. I love that he is always getting into something….he is such a cute little monkey
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