Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that there's lots of scary stuff in Bratz: Kidz Sleepover Adventure -- a series of spooky ghost stories and tales of the girls in dangerous cartoon predicaments (i.e., haunted house, careening roller coaster, cackling clowns, and monsters). The Bratz Kids go unpunished for breaking rules and disobeying parents. There's less focus on fashion and makeup in this feature (except for the heavily made-up teen characters), but there seems to be a general disregard for younger kids' fears and most kids' expectations of stories that make sense and are clearly resolved.
Teen Bratz appear sexualized in heavy makeup, spiked heels, and skimpy clothing.
Lots of images and sounds that might be too scary for younger or more sensitive kids: cackling laughter, cartoonish monsters, a child is sucked into a mirror and can't get out, multiple devilish clowns, a little girl's world disappears and leaves her alone in a ghostly setting, an endless roller coaster ride in which a child is terrified, a trip through what may be a haunted mansion complete with spiders, noises, eerie photos, screaming, and monsters.
A few minor attempts to deliver well-worn messages: "Be careful what you wish for" and "It's better to give than receive."
The movie is a key marketing tool in the vast Bratz franchise.
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