The Bottom Line
- Beautifully made Barbie Princess and the Pauper Dolls
- Every little girl's dream dolls
- Short lived fad.. while the movie lasts.
- The Pauper doll doesn't look like one!
- Barbie in a dual role as The Princess Anneliese and Pauper Erika
- Both the dolls are beautifully outfitted in gowns
- Dolls sing songs from the movie of the same name in harmony
- Accessories available and sold separately
Guide Review - Barbie as the Princess and Pauper Dolls
Barbie plays a double roll as Princess Anneliese and the Pauper Erika. The Princess is outfitted in a pink and gold flowy gown from the medievial times. With flowing blond hair topped with a crown and a golden necklace, she looks regal. In comparision, the Erika the Pauper is outfitted in a flowery gown with a tie up bodice in blue and pink. Instead of a crown, she wears a wreath of pretty flowers. To be honest, she doesn't look the part of a Pauper at all! Its all too glamorously depicted, and so one loses touch with reality. But, hey, when you are six years old, who cares about reality!
The dolls each come with their little pets, Princess Anneliese Barbie with Serafina and Erika with Wolfie. The highlight of these dolls is that they both have a discreet little button at the back which when pressed, launches them into a song. If you press the buttons simultaneously, the 2 dolls even sing in perfect harmony!
Both these dolls are sold separately. All in all, I would highly recommend this beautifully made Barbie - The Princess and the Pauper set of dolls for your little one. After all, "little girls are made of sugar and spice and all things nice" and deserve the best!