Posts Tagged ‘olivia’

"Olivia" and "Babar" - Help Yourself to the Pig, but Don't Miss the Elephant

by Ed Liuon September 13, 2011
Much better royalty will be found in eOne Entertainment’s DVDs of the 1980’s Babar cartoon that aired originally on HBO. I recall thinking they were quite enjoyable at the time, and revisiting them now reinforces that opinion. Based on the series of children’s books by Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff, Babar focuses on the adventures […]

Best New Animated Series of 2009: "Olivia"

by Ed Liuon December 30, 2009
This week, Toon Zone News looks back at 2009 by reposting our reviews of what we felt was the best that the year had to offer. The staff felt it was a thin year for new animated series. How thin? Well, we came this close to naming Phineas and Ferb the Best New Animated Series […]

"Olivia" on DVD: Safe, Harmless, Unsurprising Kidvid

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2009
Olivia is the latest of Nickelodeon’s animated series for pre-school and younger viewers, and fits perfectly with the rest of the lineup in being safe and innocuous entertainment, if not terribly exciting or likely to get anybody riled up for good or bad reasons. The series is based on the series of children’s books by […]

PR: Nickelodeon Brings "Olivia" to Life with New Series on Jan 26, 2009

by Ed Liuon January 6, 2009
NICKELODEON BRINGS CHILDREN’S PUBLISHING PHENOMENON OLIVIA TO LIFE WITH TV SERIES LAUNCH, MONDAY, JAN. 26, AT 11:30 A.M. (ET/PT) Ian Falconer’s Best-Selling, Award-Winning Books Transformed Into CG Animation for First-Time Ever on TV NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2009 – Nickelodeon welcomes one of the world’s most beloved literary characters to its preschool line-up with the […]