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Going Hollywood: A Dinosaur's Dream

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Hilarious dinosaur tale teaches kids about tantrums.

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age 6+

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This is a funny, offbeat take on tantrums and ego, as seen through the experiences of a funny dinosaur who's having trouble adjusting after being transported from the past to the present. Kids who love dinosaurs and are at tantrum age may glean a thing or two from this tale of big dreams and outsize ego rendered in vivid illustration.

Parents may have to explain the near-death scenario, as this scene may be kids' first encounter with the notion of confronting the alter ego between realities. But, that glitch aside, kids can appreciate this creative take on ruining everyone's fun with a bad mood -- and trying to make things right.

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