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VeggieTales: Pistachio: The Little Boy That Woodn't

By Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Funny Pinocchio spoof teaches kids to listen to parents.

Movie NR 2010 50 minutes
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age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+

VeggieTales pistachio The Little Boy That Wood'nt review by Logan Strohl

Why it may not be the best Veggietales video in the series it still has a great lesson and a great silly song and songs as well to make it enjoyable to watch.

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Great messages
Great role models

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Though the "listen to your father" message may come on a bit strong for parents, this is actually a charming, funny DVD with good animated production values and some cute songs. A good portion of the humor is geared toward an adult level, including a hilarious parody of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and a musical number called "Where Have All the Staplers Gone?" Those already familiar with the Pinocchio story will get an extra kick out of the parody aspect.

While the songs are short and catchy, they can be a little too obvious on the "honor your father and mother" lesson. (However, all religious references and Bible quotes are saved until the epilogue.) Interestingly, one of the main themes of Pinocchio is learning to tell the truth, and this DVD doesn't really exploit this theme.

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