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The Dog Who Saved Easter

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Predictable holiday sequel is silly fun; some potty humor.

Movie PG 2014 86 minutes
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age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

Waste of time

This was the first of these films that we’ve seen and we won’t watch another. Ridiculous plot that even my 7 and 9 lost patience with, and a romantic sideline plot with the adults that was unnecessary. I would say don’t bother.

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say (2 ):

Cute dogs, harmless buffoonery, and sweet romance (both canine and human) add up to a predictably safe sequel. In fact, it's all predictable: the farting foodie, the ever-present dog poop, the appealing variety of dog breeds and types, and the repeat villains who always seem to be in the lovable Zeus's way. It's far from great film-making; there are no thoughtful insights, no lessons to be learned. Still, it's fine for kids who like Zeus and his adventures, and for others who may be new to the series.

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