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Continuing the success of Mattel Television’s wide array of animated Barbie content, Barbie: Skipper and The Big Babysitting Adventure takes viewers on yet another exciting adventure full of friendship, unexpected obstacles, and valuable life lessons. Debuting on Netflix in the U.S. on March 16, the animated special stars innovative, spunky and tech-savvy teenager Skipper Roberts in her first-ever movie as a title character.

As Skipper’s self-started babysitting business begins to falter, her confidence dwindles down and she decides to take a job at a water park for the summer. When a birthday party suddenly goes wrong, Skipper steps in to save the day using her babysitting expertise. Joined by friends both old and new, Skipper restores her faith in her babysitting abilities and starts an all-new babysitting group with her supportive group of friends. Featuring two new songs, the 60-minute movie captivates both parents and kids of all ages with its relatable storyline and insightful moments of learning.

Barbie: Skipper and The Big Babysitting Adventure debuts on Netflix in the U.S on March 16, 2023.

As Skipper launches a babysitting business with her new friends, Barbie: Skipper and The Big Babysitting Adventure explores the following themes:

*The importance of self-discovery and confidence

*The ability to overcome difficult times

*The power of teamwork

*The value of supportive friends and family

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