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In Over Their Heads: Under Their Skin, Book 2

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Robot thriller wraps up neatly.

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This conclusion to the robot saga will engage middle-school sci-fi fans through its humor, sneaky twists, and relatable characters. After the big reveal in the first volume of this sci-fi saga, the action slows down and the confusion ramps up. Author Margaret Peterson Haddix orchestrates a suspenseful climax, but some readers may grow impatient as it takes a long time to get there.

In Over Their Heads continues the tale of kids and robots trying to figure each other out, but the narrative becomes awfully talky. Each chapter shifts the point of view, and sometimes it's difficult to remember who is taking center stage and why. Still, it's a fun ride full of suspense and intrigue.

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