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Maya the Bee 3: The Golden Orb

By Tom Cassidy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Animated threequel has plenty of good messages, mild threat.

Movie NR 2021 88 minutes
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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

Good to promote discussion

With themes of bullying and friendship, this is a good film to watch with your child to promote discussion of these topics. There are great messages and the good guys win in the end.

Is It Any Good?

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This third feature film from the series -- and second from director Noel Cleary -- is a bright, colorful, and cheery adventure for preschoolers. Right from the start, Maya the Bee 3: The Golden Orb is a fun ride with well established characters that is suitable for newcomers and series fans alike. Maya's world is beautifully animated with a visual flair that surpasses the TV series -- the backgrounds are lavish and lush as the world turns from winter to spring.

Some big themes are tackled but with a light touch that'll keep kids from being overwhelmed or bogged down, and the adventure zips by quickly. Plucky Maya buzzes along merrily, improving things for other insects as she goes, resulting in a feel-good movie that merrily passes the time. While not essential viewing, it'll no doubt delight staunch Maya fans and proves a pleasing time for those just looking for a nice little adventure to enjoy as a family.

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