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:: Pooh's Heffalump Movie

Pooh‘s Heffalump movie delivers all you can expect from a great toddlers movie. Classic animation, incredibly cutesy, gentle singing, nothing too scary and heroic mums saving the day. Kids over 8 years of age will probably get restless with the film, but there are enough 'aww’ moments from these lovable characters to sustain the short hour or so for adults.

It starts out with the gang - Pooh, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Piglet and Roo - investigating some mysterious noises in the night. They come to the conclusion that the dreaded heffalumps are responsible, and plan a heffalump hunt. Roo isn't allowed to go with the adults, but disobeys his mother and sneaks out to join them. He discovers heffalumps aren't so scary and makes friends with the lovable Lumpy.

Without any human characters in the film, the lovable mothers and the ‘kids’ - Roo and Lumpy - offer a measure of normality. Pooh and friends act as ‘grown ups’ to the young, sensible Roo. Unfortunately they still act very silly, as adults often do. In this way the film gently pokes fun at history's xenophobic adventures while teaching kids that most fears are unfounded. Oh, and listen to your mother of course.

The best thing about the Pooh series is that if the kids love it there are DVDs and books available with more stories by the famous AA Milne characters.