Heroes of The City Review

Heroes of the City is a TV series that is broadcast in many countries around the world, and season 2 is currently in production.  Until recently I had not heard of this children’s program about emergency vehicles who are friendly and help each other, but we’ve been getting ourselves acquainted with it over the past month or so.  We were sent a Heroes of The City promotional package as a thank you for reviewing the Heroes of The City app, of which we have a complimentary 12 month’s promotional access.

Heroes of The City Review by Crystal's Tiny Treasures

Who are the Heroes of The City?

Heroes of The City is a story about friendship between emergency vehicles such as Fiona the Fire Engine and Troy The Tractor.  Calamity Crow is an adorable little character who is clumsy and brings some added humour to the story lines.

The free Heroes of the City app is easy to download and includes 2 movies and 3 games.  Additional packs can be purchased that include an extra 4 movies and 1 game, or you can purchase the entire Heroes of The City bundle of the additional 24 movies and 6 games.

Watching Heroes of The City movies, children's movies on the go, emergency vehicle movies for kids, photo

The movies are short in length (about 14 minutes each) which means that young children won’t have time to get bored with them.  It also means they can have a little fun watching a movie without too much screen time, which is important in our home.  The movies can be played on the go, and would be perfect for keeping kids patient as they wait in line at the shops or while waiting for the bus or train to arrive..

The Heroes of The City games are quick for children to learn.  This was Kallista’s first experience with using my android tablet to play games, and she picked it up easily by just watching her older brother for a few minutes as he taught himself the ins and outs of the games.  Examples of the types of games are puzzles, matching up cards, and learning to ‘jump’ over obstacles on the road.  This is good practice for hand-eye coordination.

Playing Heroes of The City games on Android, fun apps for kids, Crystal's Tiny Treasures

An interesting option with the Heroes of the City app is the ability to listen and read in many different languages including English, Swedish, Russian, Polish, Thai, Korean, Dutch, Italian, Czech, and Hungarian.  So it’s great for multi-lingual families, or those who are interested in exposing children to different languages in a fun way.

You can download the free version of the Heroes of The City app from iTunes  or through Google play.

I’ve been enjoying following the Heroes of The City Facebook page and seeing the faces behind the creations and learning more about their jobs in Stockholm, Sweden.  It’s fun to see what’s going on behind the scenes of books, videos, and app development!

What’s in the Heroes of The City package?

We received our Heroes of The City package jut before Christmas but we waited until the excitement of Christmas had died down before bringing out the items so that the children could better appreciate them.  The children enjoy looking at the book and giggle at the character’s fun names.  The cars fit perfect with their own and Troy the Fire truck was a bonus as they’ve been into all things fire-related since visiting the local fire house last fall.  The DVD includes 5 videos.  All of these items are for promotional use and you won’t find them available for purchase anywhere!

Heroes of The City prize package, photo

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Comments

  1. My son loves fireman!

  2. iain maciver says:

    troy the tractor

  3. BATMAN

  4. kim neville says:

    Policeman

  5. Elaine Dale says:

    lollipop lady

  6. Pam Francis Gregory says:

    Fireman Sam

  7. richard hill says:

    my nephew harrison loves his fire engine and his police car xx

  8. anthony harrington says:

    The Wombles

  9. karen cowley says:

    fire man

  10. jennie jackson says:

    a fireman

  11. Kim Campbell says:

    Fiona the Fire Engine

  12. Ashleigh Allan says:

    Fiona the Fire Engine

  13. Kathy Cakebread says:

    the police

  14. My husband is in school right now to become a Police Officer, so now that is my son’s favorite thing!

  15. tracey huber says:

    fire service

  16. claire WOODS says:

    lollipop man.

  17. commented :) great prize

  18. Rachel Craig says:

    Fire Engine.

  19. I would say my son would probably like a firefighter best.

  20. peter wtason says:

    tilly train

  21. My son loves fire engines! We live near a fire barn and he always looks out his window as we pass to find them. :)

  22. Thanks for the giveaway -looks like a lot of fun!

  23. ASHLEY COSSETTE says:

    grandpa is a police officer, so i’m sure that’s his favorite!

  24. I love using our tablet for educational games. Looks like they keep the kids busy for a while as well :)

  25. Spencer Broadley says:

    Most definitely our Neighbourhood Warden – he is always full of fun and life

  26. Andrew Stewart says:

    Fiona the fire Engine

  27. michelle banks says:

    my grandaughter would love this!!!

  28. karen hutchinson says:

    Fiona the fire engine

  29. vicki hennie says:

    paula police car

  30. Fiona

  31. john hatrey says:

    Fire Engine

  32. katie Kathurima says:

    Doctors

  33. Keri Jones says:

    My son loves firemen. It could be because we used to live across from our local fire station :)

  34. katrina walsh says:

    Always the firemen – especially Sam x

  35. Dawn Henson says:

    Batman!!

  36. Jo Hutchinson says:

    firemen

  37. Jo Hutchinson says:

    firemen or women

  38. Stephanie Tsang says:

    My daughter loves firemen

  39. All things ambulance related.

  40. he loves firefighters! thanks for the great giveaway!

  41. they both love fire fighters

  42. Barbara Edwards says:

    Fireman Sam

  43. Ruth Davies says:

    Fireman

  44. Lisa Bradley says:

    my eldest knows a fireman and is lucky enough to have been for a rode in the fire engine

  45. Clare Stringer says:

    Policemen, especially the ones with horses!!

  46. Firemans :)

  47. My brother would love these!

  48. The fireman

  49. Phyllis Ellett says:

    Her teaching assistant.

  50. Fireman

  51. Helen Atkins says:

    Batman!!

  52. ambulance crew

  53. Fireman Sam

  54. fire truck

  55. donna jones says:

    fireman

  56. Batman

  57. Donna Lawton says:

    Police

  58. My daughter’s favourite is our lollipop lady called Sandra :) .. my niece’s is Firemen (and mine too! :P)

  59. CHRISTINE ANDREWS says:

    Fiona the Fire Engine

  60. Angela Williams says:

    firemen

  61. Natalie White says:

    Fireman :)

  62. my son loves fireman sam

  63. Policeman

  64. Lollipop Lady

  65. amanda davis says:

    fireman

  66. Sarah Rees says:

    A fireman

  67. lisa coultrup says:

    Police car :-)

  68. Tracy Alder-Ashwin says:

    My son loves firemen

  69. Kelly Ellen Hirst says:

    It has to be firemen

  70. firemen

  71. Ian Murray says:

    Firemen. My youngest always likes it when they drive the engine to their schools

  72. Susan Carter says:

    Firemen

  73. Nicola Holland says:

    The policeman

  74. PC plum from Balamory x

  75. josie ryan says:

    my son loves the HULK :-)

  76. Fiona the Fire Engine

  77. andrea lloyd says:

    Fireman Sam

  78. tobys proud mummy toys says:

    He loves Policemen when the coke truck rolled into our town he was so pleased to be able to have his picture taken on the policebike xxx

  79. Juliee Fitze says:

    His uncle the fireman

  80. katie skeoch says:

    has to be the fire brigade – he loves a fire truck driving by!!

  81. Sandra Clarke says:

    The Fireman

  82. Fire Brigade

  83. Elizabeth Ferguson says:

    Firemen

  84. Laura Pritchard says:

    Fireman Sam

  85. Fireman Sam for sure.

  86. sarah palmer says:

    fireman

  87. Sheri Darby says:

    A fireman

  88. Fireman Sam

  89. Samantha Daleo says:

    Firefighter

  90. Allan Fullarton says:

    troy the tractor

  91. Claire Butler says:

    Police

  92. The Lollipop Lady :)

  93. Rachel Humphries says:

    Fireman

  94. Lisa Wilkinson says:

    Firemen :)

  95. Marie McMahon says:

    My littleman loves Fireman Sam…and he thinks all firemen are called Sam!!

  96. jessica newman says:

    fireman

  97. Rebecca Powell says:

    Breakdown service!!!

  98. Elizabeth yeates says:

    fireman!

  99. olivia kirby says:

    Fireman, they have been on a fire engine before, when we had a fire.

  100. Kelly Webb says:

    Policemen

  101. Karen Louise wright says:

    Fireman, their grandad use to be a fireman & they like watching fireman Sam x

  102. Ann MacLean Fleming says:

    firemen

  103. claire little says:

    police officers

  104. Dawn Monroe says:

    My grandkids like the firemen and police.

  105. lorraine polley says:

    firemen are daniels favourite

  106. GEORGE WILLIAMSON says:

    Ambulance Crew

  107. Katie Walden Hall says:

    Firemen :)

  108. catriona nation says:

    The fireman

  109. Sarah Pilbeam says:

    Policeman

  110. nicola white says:

    fireman sam

  111. Fire Brigade.

  112. rebecca nisbet says:

    The AA lol seen them alot in the past few months, she has a thing about fire engines at the moment aswell

  113. Fireman

  114. esme mccrubb says:

    police

  115. zoe matthewman says:

    Fireman

  116. Natalie Gillham says:

    Fiona the Fire Engine

  117. Debbie skinner says:

    Batman. X

  118. Natalie Crossan says:

    Fireman :D

  119. Firefighter

  120. Denielle Nicol says:

    Fiona the Fire Engine

  121. Fireman Sam

  122. Lynsie Lynn says:

    My daughters are crazy about Paramedics and Drs, so much so that they have decided to do medicine as a career, bless them! :)

  123. Lisa Viljoen says:

    My son loves soldiers because his daddy was army :)

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