Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Captiving Film Is Masterfleece for All

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Captiving Film Is Masterfleece for All

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Byline: Javier Encalada

Shaun the Sheep

Stars: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes

Rated: G

Rating: 4/5

Showing: The Strand

IF you have toddlers at home, chances are that Shaun the Sheep is a favourite among your family already.

The British claymation seven-minute series is the last of the children's program aired every night by ABC Kids, right before kids go to bed.

I took my two-year-old twins, Yindi and Santiago, for their very first cinematic experience.

We got to the cinema late, due to a last minute change of nappy, so my children walked into a dark room with what for them must have seemed like a gigantic screen.

And, surprise! "Shoon sheep" was on screen.

My daughter Yindi was son enraptured that she did not move for more than an hour.

My son Santiago was so excited that he kept tapping me in the shoulder and giving kisses accompanied by a big smile.

The movie's plot is simple but it works.

When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. …

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