Arthur's First Day

TV review by Stephanie Snyder, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Classic characters learn that change can be a good thing.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 5+

This is epic!!!

Epic crossover of Ivan The Incredible and Arthur.
age 6+

Very epic

I really enjoyed this sequel a lot. I saw it in theaters when it came out back in September 2021 and it is a must see. The plot centers on Ivan The Incredible running away from his home to find Arthur and learn how to defeat his dad. Ivan arrives in Elwood City and Arthur gives him Hulk powers, teaches him how to control them, and they team up to defeat Ivan’s dad. Much like the original, you should expect some moments of peril. These include characters being chased by dogs, one scene where Ivan must jump into water that scares him to save Arthur, Ivan’s dad uses lasers, some perilous scenes involving a tall clock tower, parents are hypnotized and controlled by the villain, Arthur, Ivan and friends fall in the pit they dug to capture the dad, but eventually escape, there are a couple of high-speed chases, and Ivan’s father causes a station wagon full of Arthur’s friends to spin out of control and nearly go off a cliff before Ivan and Arthur use Hulk power to save them. However, this is a very good sequel, and is a must watch.

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