Magic Light Pictures The Gruffalo

Last updated: August 19, 2019

This sweet, simple storyline is perfect for viewers of all ages. The movie also features beautiful animation. Though there are a few scenes that might worry very young children (like when a mouse fearfully imagines being eaten by a snake), it's nothing an extra hug can't fix.

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Product Details

In our analysis of 57 expert reviews, the Magic Light Pictures The Gruffalo placed 3rd when we looked at the top 8 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

This enchanting film tells the story of a mouse who goes in search of a nut. Along the way, three hungry animals that think that the mouse looks good to eat confront him. Forced to rely on his wits for survival, Mouse invents an imaginary monster to scare them away, but what happens when he comes face to face with his own creation?

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The Gruffalo movie stays true to The Gruffalo book. The animation is well done, and the lines are word for word from the book. The movie really brings to the life the book. You feel like you are in the deep dark wood with the mouse. The movie is only 40 minutes long, which I think is a perfect length for this story.
The animation in The Gruffalo is very beautiful and the colors are amazing. The movie is based on the bestselling children’s picture book by Julia Donaldson. The story line is a very sweet and simple story line that is easy for children to follow, but engaging enough for adults to stay interested!
This is a cute story and appropriate for all.

What reviewers didn't like

A few scenes show Mouse envisioning being eaten by the animals he encounters, so very young kids might need an extra cuddle
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