Super brolly Mary Poppins Umbrella
The clever meta trappings running through the 2015 original are posted missing; this is a much more stripped-back, straightforward tale with few surprises.
An open climax suggests a third entry is on the cards but it already feels like enough is enough – unless braver creative choices are made.
The first movie, and unnerving modern flicks like Joe Dante’s The Hole and cult classic The Monster Squad, did a much more effective job of delivering familyfriendly scares.
Goosebumps 2 might not be a terrifying mess, but it’s about as frightening as an uncarved pumpkin.
rating Complete with parrot head handle and designed with the words “Practically perfect in every way” this is a must have for fans, and it will keep you dry too. Don’t however expect it to help you fly. You have been warned. £25.