It's a Water Park paradise! So much to do here ... water, water everywhere! Who will splash last?
front of this large box: Water from the dumping coral shell is falling
onto Olivia! Lots of water-shooters, sliding fun going on here!
Lifeguard stand and small ice cream truck frame the water park, which
appears beyond downtown HLC -- perhaps neat Heart Lake.
back shows a slight angle of the park's other side and insets of what
the mini-dolls can do there. Mason stays busy as Lifeguard and ice
cream truck vendor, yet also finds time for fun too!
Stephanie and Olivia are ready to fly the Friendly skies for this Summer's "Vacay with Friends" Adventure!
Are they soon off into the Sunset of the Jungle or on the Beach?!
front shows this new airplane on a runway just outside HLC and the
hangar's look similar to previous in Heartlake City Airplane Tour.
standard BFF Heart and flanges, this set has 3 mini-dolls -- including
new Ashley - the Pilot. The lower left inset shows some in-flight
back shows the airplane's main sections come apart for access. It even
has overhead luggage compartments. Yet, before boarding -- airport
screening is mandatory!
Set: 41422 Panda Jungle Tree House Year: 2020 Pieces: 265
Caring for curious baby pandas is a lot of work, but Mia and Olivia are up to the task!
The box front sets the scene for the Panda Jungle Tree House in a forest clearing with a mountain fed stream. The BFF heart insert is consistent with the the other sets in this sub theme, as is the National Geographic Explorers logo on the bottom left. The character insets on the lower right show that Olivia and Mia are included in this set.
The back of the box shows the pandas enjoying their tree house home and has several insets calling out scenes for imaginative play. Mia is featured on this set in graphical form with a sloth. It's a cute illustration but seems like an odd choice since the sloth is not included in this set. All five friends are illustrated in their jungle rescue clothing on the bottom left corner. Doodles and emojis are scattered throughout the box design.
Mia, "Hey Andrea, snap a pic of that baby Dolphin leaping!" Andrea, "Sure, after I get one of that pretty Flamingo on the dock!"
front shows this Beach House on an island beyond HLC's downtown and the
BFF Heart inset is standard, so we know this isn't part of a sub-theme.
Although this wave has a "Vacay with Friends" theme.
The lower left
inset shows the roof can flip up for a rooftop music stage. Mia and
Andrea's cameo insets are framed in purple doodle circles. The flanges
back has lots of vacation activities at the beach. Even though the
title isn't "Andrea's Beach House" and they arrive at the same time,
Andrea gets the top right box feature.
Oh No! A baby elephant is stuck in the swamp! Hold on! Emma and Stephanie are on their way!
The box front shows our jungle rescuers arriving in a forest scene where the baby elephant is stuck. The jungle sub theme BFF heart insert in the upper right corner shows all our friends in their new rescue attire. The bottom right character insets let us know that Stephanie and Emma are included in this set. And the bottom left corner shows that this set supports National Geographic Explorers.
The back of the box features the simple mechanism for rescuing the baby elephant. It also shows Stephanie and Emma caring for the baby elephant post rescue. Emma is featured in graphic form, painting the jungle scenery. All 5 friends are illustrated in their new jungle attire on the bottom left corner. Typical doodles are scattered across the layout. We also see the half-moon knockouts for opening the set as this box is glued rather than being sealed with tape.
Friends indeed! Andrea scoots over to Emma's new shop to see what cool
capes and other clothing designs she's come up with in her upper-floor
Box front shows Emma's Fashion Shop situated near downtown HLC. Lovely trees and green-space behind it.
BFF heart and flange doodles indicate it's a standard, non sub-theme
set; and our mini-doll cameos are the previous Lavender circle frames.
back shows the garment rack rotates to offer more selection. Of course
Emma is featured in graphic form in her classic purple polka dot
We get to see inside this Cool Yellow modular shop.
alert* No time to be slow -- there's a tree about to catch fire! Water
buckets and spray to the rescue! Get ready for a medic check, and to
fly that Zobo Drone for an aerial view too!
front is full of activity in the Jungle! The new sub-theme BFF heart
inset upper right has Friends in their new jungle attire. We see a
mountain in the background, and lower left indicates support for NatGeo
Explorers. Three mini-doll cameos are framed in Jungle vines.
This is a big box!
Box back continues with more activity insets, with Olivia garnering the upper right in graphic form with a Zobo Drone!
We also see there are functions for interactive play after we build.
top has brick collage and let's us know 41424 will be in the
Instructions Plus database. Our 3 mini-dolls with some lush jungle
graphics; Olivia is the 1:1 size ratio rep.
Olivia rides her garden scooter to a spot where she built a solar-powered-light growing station.
Box art shows she's just outside HLC scooting along with her pet hamster Rumble -- while her robot Zobo waits for instructions. The flanges are printed only and we know this is a standard set based on the BFF heart inset.
Box back has some cute images of them gardening together and that you flip up the solar panel. The
upper right graphic of Olivia features her flying heart robot from the
MidWinter Night's Dream Science Fair episode. I would love to build it
Mia loves waffles -- so this new eatery in the park is perfect for breakfast, or any time, to fuel up for the day's activities!
front has the standard BFF heart inset, so we know this is a Heartlake
City setting, rather than any sub-theme. The purple flanges have the
art doodles that started in 2018.
It shows this new, updated version of a Park Café with doors open wide, ready for customers.
Box back shows Stephanie preparing the waffle batter. It's great that she still has her baking interest after the 2018 reboot.
A few funny insets of Mia :-)
"Ready for liftoff! Tiger Cub is secure in the crate, over ..."
Andrea: "Roger, ready to add hot air ... rescue on the way! ... over and
tall box shows the hot air balloon aloft, carrying one of the white
Tiger cubs. The flanges are only printed, yet have new doodles of
compass, map, and other exploring and rescue elements.
right new BFF heart inset shows all 5 Friends with their new Jungle
attire. Emma and Andrea have their cameos in a jungle vine frame. This
Jungle Rescue sub-theme is in support of National Geographic Explorers.
Box back shows the Waterfall rescue in progress, and all the really nifty interactive functions in this set.
Sea life fans will be laughing out loud while riding the clown fish on this loop ride at the amusement park!
box cover shows a fun amusement park ride on the pier in front of the
Heart Lake City skyline. The upper right corner shows a standard HLC
setting, with the 5 BFFs heart motif. The wooden boardwalk and the the
hanging festival lights let you know this set is part of the sea life
themed amusement park sets. In addition to highlighting all of the fun
creations you get to make, the bottom right shows the names of the two
mini dolls included, Vicky & Mia.
back of the box clearly shows that the loop ride can be animated. In
addition to the ride itself, this set also includes a stairway to get on
and off the ride, a ticket booth, a cotton candy cart, and two mini-dolls. There are also many smaller inset images suggesting other play ideas!
Zobo and Olivia rescue turtles so they can be safe in the sand under the rescue hut!
The front of the box shows the rescue center's beach hut where the Friends take care of turtles in need of assistance. This set is part of the Friends Sea Life sub-theme. These sets can be identified by the water activities inset on the upper right corner of the box. The main image om the box shows that Olivia is on her way to a turtle rescue in her new amphibious car, and a baby turtle is getting some much needed sustenance from Olivia's assistant robot Zobo.
The lower left inset shows some detail at the back of the rescue center.
The back of the box also has a wave graphic with a cameo showing Olivia and her rescue robot Zobo . There are many activities depicted here suggesting lots of different play activities.
Hey! That Dolphin is telling you something Mia -- there's a Seal trapped in an old Island shack!
Box front shows islands off HLC's coast and we know this is a sub-theme by the sea life doodles on the flanges, and the water activity outfits on the Friends in their BFF Heart inset upper right.
The wave graphic behind them is nice! The center show Lighthouse activity and that we get a "Light Brick" for making real working beacon! Plus water-reactive textile of a map.
The lower left inset shows that we save a Seal. The coral reef is shown underwater behind the Lighthouse (cool!), and our mini-dolls get the Gilligan's Island treatment of life preserver cameos.
Box back has that wave graphic continues above the Friends logo and that looks like a water portal behind Mia's feature cameo upper right.
Lots of activities in this Lighthouse -- even though most are pretty quiet -- this serves as a Rescue Center for sea animals in distress. The light can be rotated, just like a real lighthouse.
Make a splash into the pool or a splat off the wave machine. Either way there will be giggles.
box front shows the pool by the beach behind a wall of shrubs with
Heartlake City in the background. We have the 5 BFFs in the heart insert
to indicate it is a core HLC set. We see the Stephanie and Andrea are
the minidolls in the set. There is also an insert to show how to work
the wave machine.
Even while on a Treasure Hunt, Friends turn their Adventure into a Rescue Mission!
Box front shows an underwater adventure with beautiful box art! It looks like the water and fish could come splashing out at you! The flanges have special aquatic life drawings for this sub-theme. The upper heart BFF motif has the Friends in Sea Life attire.
On the left under the set name is a graphic telling us the textile (map) is water reactive. With an inset below illustrating moving functions. Plus, we have our mini-doll cameos inside orange life preservers: Kacey and Stephanie.
Box back shows more adventuring activities -- that is the rescue mission, plus a treasure hunt!
This is the first time Kacey has been a mini-doll. The upper right graphic of Stephanie with Dash shows she is the main Friend here.
time to be crabby today -- this Funny Octopus with a Tophat can make anyone
smile! Just look at the happy little Crab that Ethan is riding!
Box front shows how this is a set with movement -- as we turn the black knob for rides to go up and down, and all around!
The upper right corner indicates a standard HLC setting, with the 5 BFFs heart motif.
wooden planks of the Pier's boardwalk against the HLC skyline gives
this box a lovely presentation -- especially with the strung lights!
back shows more options for riding this silly bulbous aquatic creature!
The ticket booth and other inset images capture fun building and
imaginative setting for these bricks.
Andrea is the main Friends represented in this set.