What It Is
Once Upon a Zombie is a new doll line that imagines what would happen if a secret curse was cast upon the classic fairytale princesses turning them into, you guessed it, zombies. There are six dolls in the line, including The Little Mermaid. The doll wears a shimmery purple skirt with lacey black bottom and a detailed shell bikini top. The Little Mermaid is fully poseable with real glass eyes and wavy strawberry blonde hair with a starfish barrette. The doll comes with a doll stand and hairbrush.
Why It’s Fun
Once Upon a Zombie The Little Mermaid is definitely not your traditional mermaid princess doll. This is a unique rendering of the princess that plays off of the zombie trend in pop culture right now as well as the monster trend in the doll aisle. This doll has great detail and will appeal to older kids and adult doll collectors who love princesses with a little bit of an edge.
Who It’s For
Once Upon a Zombie The Little Mermaid is for ages 6 and up.
What To Be Aware Of
This is most likely to be a collectible for tween girls who will get the implicit, ironic humor of a princess being transformed into a zombie.
There is also a free Once Upon a Zombie app that you can download from the Apple App or Google Play stores. Search "OUAZcam" to find the app. With the app, kids can take pictures of themselves or friends and "zombie-fy" the pictures with different effects.