Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 3+

Picture book gets a sweet musical adaptation for families.

G 2012 41 minutes

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 5+

Scary for preschooler

The scenario of a baby bat getting knocked off her mother's chest and falling away was too intense for toddler/preschooler. In retrospect, this movie does not belong on a "first movies for kids" list, alongside easygoing films featuring Pooh Bear, Daniel Tiger, and Elmo. My kid cried watching the opening scene, but the image and idea of getting lost was imprinted before we could turn it off. Best we could do at that point was fast forward to the part where the baby gets reunited with her Mama. It is not a bad story but stick with the book version for little ones.
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