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Transfiguring Adoption awarded this game 3 Hoots out of 5 based on how useful it will be for a foster/adoptive family. [Learn more about our Hoot grading system here]


Game Info:

  • Rating: E (Mild Cartoon Violence), Pegi 7
  • Genre: Adventure, Action, Role-Playing
  • Platform(s): Nintendo Switch
  • Studio: Nintendo

From the Cover of Paper Mario: The Origami King by Nintendo:

A dark plot unfolds! Will King Olly bend the world to his origami whims? Not if Paper Mario can stop him! Explore a new world, reunite with the princess, and flatten the king!



About the Author: Keri Barone

Keri lives in Orlando, FL with her husband. She is passionate about children and has been helping/taking care of them since she was a little girl. Keri comes from a family of 5 brothers and sisters including an adopted brother. Her mother has a passion for Genealogy and has done adoptee research helping people find loved ones. Having 10 nieces and nephews, Keri often researches information on TV shows, movies, and games to see if appropriate for their ages. Keri then became interested in writing reviews to help other adults find suitable content for their children, especially those who may have triggers due to trauma they have experienced. When Keri isn’t working, you can find her playing video games, reading, watching movies, and looking for pieces to grow her Harry Potter collection.


**Transfiguring Adoption is a nonprofit organization seeking to nurture growth in foster and adoptive families by giving a HOOT about their families. Transfiguring Adoption does not intend for its reviewers nor its review to be professional, medical or legal advice. These reviews and discussion guides are intended to help parents to better be able to connect and understand their children who come from traumatic backgrounds.


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Paper Mario: The Origami King – Discussion Guide

Discussion Guide:

  1. Who is King Olly?  How does he make you feel? 
    Caregiver Note: King Olly is Olivia’s brother and the antagonist of the game. He transforms Princess Peach and Bowser’s minions into origami that will do his bidding. You find out later that he became angry and bitter due to a misunderstanding and after defeating him, he regrets everything he has done and asks his sister to help undo all his evil deeds. Most people will probably be mad and dislike King Olly throughout most of the game. In the end though you find out what made him that way and you may begin to feel empathy towards him. This could be a great conversation starter with your children on how sometimes people make mistakes and how misunderstandings can sometimes lead even good people to do…

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About the Author: Keri Barone

Keri lives in Orlando, FL with her husband. She is passionate about children and has been helping/taking care of them since she was a little girl. Keri comes from a family of 5 brothers and sisters including an adopted brother. Her mother has a passion for Genealogy and has done adoptee research helping people find loved ones. Having 10 nieces and nephews, Keri often researches information on TV shows, movies, and games to see if appropriate for their ages. Keri then became interested in writing reviews to help other adults find suitable content for their children, especially those who may have triggers due to trauma they have experienced. When Keri isn’t working, you can find her playing video games, reading, watching movies, and looking for pieces to grow her Harry Potter collection.


**Transfiguring Adoption is a nonprofit organization seeking to nurture growth in foster and adoptive families by giving a HOOT about their families. Transfiguring Adoption does not intend for its reviewers nor its review to be professional, medical or legal advice. These reviews and discussion guides are intended to help parents to better be able to connect and understand their children who come from traumatic backgrounds.

 

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