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FINDING DORY Giveaway: Zuru's Finding Dory Coffee Pot Playset!

Disney•Pixar's FINDING DORY has been swimming into theaters this week, winning the hearts of families with record-breaking crowds turning out for the long-awaited sequel to FINDING NEMO. As with most great cinematic family adventures, kids want to continue the story at home, and as such the folks at Zuru Toys have released a new line of FINDING DORY Robo Fish (reviewed here), including the Coffee Pot Playset. To celebrate the new film, THE ROCK FATHER Magazine and Zuru Toys are giving readers a chance to win the Coffee Pot Playset, which includes a special, water-activated Dory inside said coffee pot.

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Strawberry Shortcake & Friends become the first-ever Scented Funko Pop! Vinyls...

I've written a surprising amount about Strawberry Shortcake here on THE ROCK FATHER Magazine over the years (18 articles by current count) - one of the timeless pop culture properties that I grew up on and played with alongside my sister, and now enjoy with The Rock Daughters™. My friends at Entertainment Earth have just sent over details on the first-ever scented Funko Pop! Vinyls, and they're appropriately from the world of Strawberry Shortcake & Friends, borrowing from the classic styling of the original characters from the 1980s. The first wave includes Strawberry Shortcake and Custard, Blueberry Muffin and Cheesecake, Orange Blossom and Marmalade and Lemon Meringue and Frappe. They're expected to ship this September. Check 'em out...

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Toy Review: Disney•Pixar's FINDING DORY Robo Fish

With Disney•Pixar's FINDING DORY making its way into theaters, the folks at Zuru Toys have a full assortment of fun items from the long-awaited FINDING NEMO sequel swimming into toy stores and toy departments. Among the ones that will be at the top of many kids' wish lists this summer are the FINDING DORY Robo Fish - robotic fish with lifelike action, just as the name implies. Having already been familiar with some of Zuru's aquatic offerings over the years, we were excited when a trio of Robo Fish - Swimming Nemo, Swimming Marlin, and of course, Swimming Dory - arrived at Rock Father HQ for review in our State-of-the-Art Toy Testing Facility™ (in this case, our bathtub) by yours truly, and The Rock Daughters™. With something this unique, words only go so far, so we made a little video... taking the camera underwater to show you these things up-close and in-action! Take a look...

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Entertainment Earth SDCC Exclusive Reveal! BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE Aquaman Patina Pop! Vinyl Figure

He was only on screen for a brief glimpse into his underwater lair, but Jason Momoa's Aquaman was for many a highlight cameo in this year's BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE. Set for a greater appearance in the currently-filming two-part JUSTICE LEAGUE (out next year from Warner Bros. Pictures) before going solo in 2018, the fan-favorite from the world of DC Comics has already received the Funko Pop! Vinyl treatment in a couple of variations, but this summer one of the coolest is coming to market as an Entertainment Earth Exclusive to debut at SDCC! My friends at EE have partnered with THE ROCK FATHER Magazine for an exclusive reveal of the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Aquaman Patina Pop! Vinyl Figure - Entertainment Earth Convention Exclusive* that's splashing out of the ocean and into your collection! 

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Another Video Game Icon is Making a Comeback...

At E3 today, news came down that a video game icon from the original Playstation days is coming back: Crash Bandicoot. The dormant character first appeared twenty years ago, and this time he's taking the stage both as a fully playable Skylander Sensei character and brand new toy in Skylanders Imaginators It was also announced that Activision is bringing back Crash Bandicoot in fully remastered versions of the first three Crash games -- Crash BandicootCrash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back; and Crash Bandicoot: Warped for PlayStation 4, all planned for a 2017 release.

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