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By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Cute tale of imaginary unicorn may confuse preschoolers.

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This is the same cute, pig-tailed Pinkalicious character that readers will find in the first two Pinkalicious books. Simply drawn and very pink, she's nearly always smiling and seems confident in her way of seeing the world. In this case, it is a starry magical world of unicorns, flowers, clouds, and lots of pink and purple. Her unicorn, called Goldilicious presumably because of her profuse mane and tail of flower-strewn golden locks, changes from being a solid white animal to a more translucent one depending on who's in the room. Later, she merges with the clouds and shows up as a constellation of stars.

The story makes several strong points though it's not so clever as the illustrations, and loses its focus at times. The strongest, most captivating scenes, both artistically and verbally, are those when Pinkalicious plays with Goldie. And though the lesson is not crystal clear, parents and kids should find plenty to capture their attention, and discuss, in its very magically majestic pages. Kids who like this book should definitely read Pinkalicious, and maybe Purplicious by the same author. Pages are filled with pinkness ... and flowers and lace, which will appeal to most Pinkalicious fans. Others may find the pastel tones and two-dimensional illustrations a little flat.

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