The Pebble and the Penguin

Movie review by Nancy Davis Kho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Animated penguin tale heavy on romance, peril.

G 1995 74 minutes

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 4+

I have fond memories of this one

Alot of people say that this is a bad film. I personally enjoyed it as a kid. I watched it over and over again until the tape got "eaten" by the VCR. I recently found this little gem of a kids movie in the Wal-Mart bargain bin and grabbed it up to share with my baby when she gets older. Love it! My favorite Bluth film aside from NIMH.

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age 2+

Fallow your Heart is the message that is presented

I loved this movie as a child . I like that the message in the movie is to never give up going for what you want even if it's a cute love story . I also love the music and the cute illustrations if you show and child from 2 to 10 mostly being girls if in the age range of ten or so they will love this movie I'm 28 and I still watch it with my kids one of my kids is only 5 months old but she also seems to enjoy the colors an music 🎶 that come with it . This movie needs more credit then what people give it .

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