Strong messages about self-confidence, embracing change, and staying true to your values. Kids see Sofia learning to fit in among the royals, but she's not afraid to stand out from the crowd when her feelings contradict tradition. Sofia learns a new lesson in each day, always relating to a positive personality trait like compassion, honesty, or perseverance. The story centers on a happy blended family.
Some girls swoon in the company of popular princes.
Guest appearances from classic Disney princesses (Ariel, Jasmine, Belle) and other characters bring other movies to mind.