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By Ann Limpert
Updated November 24, 2000 at 05:00 AM EST
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Olive, the Other Reindeer

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Olive is a plucky little dog who wants to be a reindeer. When one of Santa’s flock breaks a leg, she sets out on a little-runt-that-could journey to replace him and save the day. Though Olive, the Other Reindeer sounds like your average true-meaning-of-Christmas flick, this gem is saved by flawless animation (Matt Groening is an exec producer) bolstered by an offbeat cast. Forgiving her wobbly musical numbers, Barrymore is winning as Olive, and Michael Stipe cameos as a rough-hewn reindeer-barfly. A-

Olive, the Other Reindeer

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