Parents' Guide to

Sophie and Sheba

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Animal friendship movie in circus setting has some peril.

Movie G 2012 103 minutes
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SOPHIE AND SHEBA is a nicely done, if overly simplistic, family movie about friendship and doing the right thing, even when it's difficult. The characters are relatable and the setting is well-drawn.

Kids who love animals and the circus will enjoy seeing the animals and performances in an eccentric, theatrical setting. Parents will appreciate the headstrong female role model and the good lessons about making complicated decisions, standing up for what you believe in, and moving past old wounds to forge ahead.

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