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hoops&yoyo's Haunted Halloween

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Bunny-and-cat team scare up laughs in lighthearted special.

Movie NR 2013 42 minutes
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This is a carefree holiday special that captures the essence of these joyful, hyperactive characters who have a knack for turning lemons into lemonade pie with a cherry on top. Stuck in a locked mall on Halloween night when all your friends are at a costume party? That's hardly enough to keep these guys down, and multi-generational audiences will find plenty of laughable moments as hoops&yoyo treat themselves to a behind-the-scenes tour of an after-hours mall full of stores that spoof some of Hallmark's real-world neighbors.

If you're looking for some substance with your giggles, you'll have to search beyond the antics of these famous pink kitty and green bunny, whose sense of adventure leads them into some scenarios that in your kids' world would bring some hefty consequences for stealing and damaging property. Of course, in the context of this comical story, it's all fun and games, and older kids will likely take it as such. Even better, they might grasp some of the story's intended message against holiday commercialism that's cleverly entwined with the identity of the mystery characters -- although there's a touch of irony in the fact that it's delivered by two poster kids for imbedded marketing.

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