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VeggieTales: Rack, Shack & Benny

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Vegetable heroes teach about handling peer pressure.

Movie NR 2011 33 minutes
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age 6+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 3+

Veggietales Rack , Shack and Benny review by Logan Strohl

One of the best releases from Veggietales about handling peer pressure and a classic too great songs and story too as well as the introduction to new characters too great for the whole family to enjoyed and laugh along with too still very good to this very day.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 4+

One of the best VeggieTales films

This particular VeggieTales film is one of my favorites. Not all VeggieTales films are fantastic, but this one is timeless (in spite of the dated graphics;). It puts a child-friendly spin on a great Bible story, and teaches an age-abiding principle of doing what is right and standing for the truth even when the price is high. Parents may want to stick around to explain some of the scenes, as they might frighten sensitive children or those who do not understand what is going on.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

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It's another of the engaging Veggie Tales Bible stories turned into understandable life lessons for kids. Like many, this one is filled with catchy music (the bilingual Silly Song interlude is a stand-out), lovable cucumbers, tomatoes, celery, etc., and lots of humor, some of it appealing to grownups as well.

The messages aren't subtle, neither are the biblical references, in this case portions of The Book of Daniel and 2nd Thessalonians 2:15, "Stand firm and hold to the teaches passed on to you." Ironically, though the subtitle of this episode is "A Lesson In Handling Peer Pressure," the filmmakers changed the original lyrics of one song after parents complained about the content.

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