STYLE: Childrens RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 17373- LABEL: Word 8015216699 FORMAT: VHS video Music video
Reviewed by Judi Darby
The third in this series from the Kids Praise people, with Psalty the singing songbook who teaches children how to praise God. He is played by Ernie Rettino who was the original, and in my opinion, the best Psalty. This video is colourful and entertaining and runs for about 26 minutes, which is an ideal length for the younger age group of children for whom it is intended. There are some delightful puppet characters including the "purple pipe organ" and "nose it all" which go towards keeping this production visually stimulating, not coming across as just a set of songs. The music, as usual for this company, is first class and the choice of songs appropriate. They are sung along and some are familiar to most children, "Hallalu, Hallelujah" being the most popular, also inviting movement. I honestly really enjoyed this video as did my children but I have one criticism which spoilt my enjoyment if I watched too closely, in that the sound track seemed out of line with the visuals, the children were obviously miming and this came across as very false.
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