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Threatened in turn by a fox, an owl and a snake, a little mouse scares them all off by claiming he is waiting for his monstrous friend the Gruffalo. He believes the Gruffalo does not exist but it does and it too wants to eat him. However, the mouse survives by tricking the Gruffalo into believing who is the most scary creature in the wood. Written by don @ minifie-1

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A short animation, enjoyable for all ages
25 February 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I read the Gruffalo when i was a small kid (im now 14) and at Christmas I noticed this was on T.V. and decided to watch with my family.

I was impressed with the animation and the characters voices fitted the parts well. I was watching with a 18 month old baby, and in some parts so got scared, as it is dark in a few places.

I believe that it should have won the BAFTA it was up for. This is a fantastic little story that people of all ages can enjoy together, with brilliant animation and an amazing script. Although very young children like my cousin may find it a little scary in places.

8/10


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