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The Magical Wand Chase: A Sesame Street Special

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Elmo, Abby and gang celebrate neighborhood diversity.

Movie NR 2017 44 minutes
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This amusing and delightful special highlights how fun it is to learn about people and cultures from all over the world. It also celebrates the fact that, thanks to the diversity of many of our cities and towns, people can do so by learning more about the people who live in their surrounding communities. The power of using your imagination, and the importance of friendship and teamwork, are also major themes.

The Magical Wand Chase mixes learning with contemporary elements like hip-hop beats, snacks like fruit smoothies, and other details that continue to make the Sesame Street franchise popular. It's possible that smaller children may find it a little long, but the story is structured in such a way that it's easy to pause and continue another time. Nonetheless, Sesame Street fans of all ages will appreciate everything this special installment has to offer.

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