Barbie Mariposa & the Fairy Princess Mariposa Review (Mattel)

What It Is

In the DVD Barbie Mariposa & the Fairy Princess, beloved butterfly Mariposa is back for a new adventure. This time, she's an ambassador to a faraway kingdom where she makes lots of new friends. The Mariposa doll helps kids recreate those movie moments. When kids press the pink butterfly on the doll's necklace, the dress transforms into huge sparkly wings, turning Mariposa into a butterfly fairy. To lower the wings and turn them back into a gown, turn the knob on the back of the doll clockwise. Mariposa has blonde hair styled in a high ponytail. Under the gown, the doll wears a removable dress with a strapless bodice and a petal-shaped skirt with pink fairy shoes that wrap around the doll's ankles.

Is It Fun?

Fans of Barbie Mariposa & the Fairy Princess will enjoy recreating their favorite scenes from the movie with this doll. Little girls who haven't seen the movie, though, will still enjoy the sparkly look and fun transformation of Mariposa.

Who It’s For

The Barbie Mariposa & the Fairy Princess Mariposa doll is for ages 3 and up.

What To Be Aware Of

The transformation works best if the doll's arms are up. If the arms are down, the dress and wings tend to get stuck.

  • Fun

  • Repeat Play

  • Assembly & Instructions

    None or Very Easy