Review: 41041 Turtle's Little Paradise

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The third Friends Animals set in series four is Turtle’s Little Paradise, which is the only one to include an animal that has featured before. However this time, the turtle is lavender, whereas in Turtle's Little Oasis, it was lime green.

The 'paradise' itself does indeed look idyllic with its crystal clear waters cascading down the rock face before reaching the sandy beach. The turtle has two places to sit (2x2 plates with 1 stud): in the water or on the brown rocks. It's a nice little vignette.

Piece-wise, there's nothing worth buying it for particularly: the medium azure parts, of which there are six, and the lime green tree-leaf are the highlights.

As well as being a different colour, the turtle is sporting a different print. Here it is with last year's one:

41041 Turtle’s Little Paradise

It's a charming, if unremarkable, set and one the target age group will love, although perhaps not quite as much as the other two, particularly if they already have last year's turtle.

That's it then for the Friends Animals reviews for now, until Series 5 is out in a few months' time when we have a bear, a macaw and an orangutan to look forward to.

6 comments on this article

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By in United States,

Is it just me, of are they getting bigger than season 1?

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By in Germany,

I never was a fan of collecting Minifigures, but those animals sets are a must have for me. Even my mother who is not very fond of LEGO loves them. But I think I put the green turtle in the set, looks better in my opinion. Or both, because of the two places. :)

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By in United States,

This is my favorite of the three. The paradise is a great little build that will really place nicely in our Heartlake City's beach setup. Not quite sure where the other two will go. I guess Sophie is going to have to open an exotic petting zoo in the back of the vet building...

Thanks for the reviews, Huw. The pictures will hold me over until I find them in the States.

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By in United States,

I need a cheap way to get a bunch of those big leaves in that color…

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By in United States,

^ 70104 and 70105 have four each. Or you can buy them on BL for about 40 cents each.

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By in Canada,

^^You can still get 70104 and 70105 for half price on lego.com (7.49 USD or 9.98 CAD).

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