Barbie in a Mermaid Tale

Movie review by Joly Herman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Fun undersea adventure oddly paired with lots of shopping.

NR 2010 75 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 14 reviews

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age 7+

An ugly sight of Barbie/Merliah I've never seen before

The only thing that bothered me the most was that when Merliah was talking with her friends and Zuma at the beach. It was when she was angry about Oceana and her dreams of becoming a champion surfer and attempting to smash her necklace, it was really an ugly sight for me to see. It was a side of her I've never seen before, which was why I do my best to avoid this scene.
age 6+

first film to go downhill

Overall an ok film. But has no touching scenes and has no morals and touching scenes from the previous films. I think this is where the films started to go downhill

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