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'Dora and Friends: Into the City' review: Dora grows up
'Dora and Friends: Into the City' review: Dora grows up

Time marches on for everyone, even cartoon characters, apparently. "Dora and Friends: Into the City" is the new animated series spun off from the long-running hit "Dora the Explorer" and premieres Monday on Nickelodeon. Any parent who has gotten misty-eyed stumbling across clothes their kids no longer fit into will surely have ambivalent feelings upon seeing little Dora all grown up. In the new series, Dora, who was the most adventurous 7-year-old on TV, is now a 10-year-old, which means she has entered the so-called "tween" demographic. And though she hasn't turned surly yet, changes abound. She's grown her hair out and wears earrings and a...

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