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A Lot or a Little?
The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Princess Power is an animated series based on the best-selling book series, Princesses Wear Pants. The Netflix series is produced by original book author and Today show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie and actress Drew Barrymore. Intended for preschoolers, each show follows four princesses on an adventure through their Fruitdoms. The colorful animation, upbeat music, and sweet friendships are engaging for young viewers. Themes of the show include working together as a team, helping the community, and having fun adventures.
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Girls can do anything they want!
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What's the Story?
Princess Rita Raspberry, Princess Kira Kiwi, Princess Bea Blueberry, and Princess Penny Pineapple are the definition of PRINCESS POWER. The fearless and royal group of friends go on adventures to save the day and help their Fruitdoms. Each girl in unique, and brings an important skill to the team. Kira loves animals, and has the ability to connect with them; Rita can craft cool inventions; Penny is science-minded; and Bea is sporty, with athletic abilities. Each princess has a signature form of transportation to get to every rescue mission. From tea parties and playing dress up, to flying high above the sky and going on rescuing missions -- these princesses can do it all!
Is It Any Good?
This is a great watch for young viewers of all genders. Princess Power shows that anyone can be a hero, and breaks down gender barriers and stereotypes. Each character has dimension, with both strengths and weaknesses -- making them more relatable to the audience. The upbeat show highlights individuality, adventure, and fun. Fans of the original book series won't be disappointed.
Talk to Your Kids About ...
Families can talk about how in Princess Power, each princess lives in a separate Fruitdom. Which one is your favorite: Blueberry kingdom, Pineapple kingdom, Raspberry kingdom, or Kiwi kingdom? Why?
If you were part of the Princess crew, which royal rescue mission would you want to go on? Why?
Each princess has their own unique style! Draw a princess costume that you would want to wear. Does your design include fruit?
Why is teamwork important in Princess Power?
- Premiere date: January 30, 2023
- Cast: Dana Heath, Trinity Jo-Li Bliss, Madison Calderon, Luna Bella Zamora
- Network: Netflix
- Genre: Kids' Animation
- Topics: Princesses, Fairies, Mermaids, and More, Book Characters, Friendship, Great Girl Role Models, Music and Sing-Along
- Character Strengths: Teamwork
- TV rating: TV-Y
- Award: Common Sense Selection
- Last updated: February 17, 2023
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