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20th Nov '17 4:07:39 PM Angeldeb82
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* ''VideoGame/MapleStory''' originally had a login screen which was the first page in a book.

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* ''VideoGame/MapleStory''' ''VideoGame/MapleStory'' originally had a login screen which was the first page in a book.


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* ''VideoGame/{{Cuphead}}'' opens with a live-action storybook cutscene explaining Cuphead's situation, and closes out the same way.
17th Sep '17 11:57:14 AM nombretomado
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-> "Oh, no, no, not the book! [[SeenItAMillionTimes How many have seen "opening the book" before?]] Close the book. We're not doing that."

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-> "Oh, no, no, not the book! [[SeenItAMillionTimes [[Administrivia/SeenItAMillionTimes How many have seen "opening the book" before?]] Close the book. We're not doing that."
19th Aug '17 12:55:54 PM Prinzenick
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** Played surprisingly straight in ''Shrek 2.''

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** Played surprisingly straight in ''Shrek 2.''2'', but even that turns out to be a setup for a gag that kicks off the rest of the films plot.
19th Aug '17 12:53:47 PM Prinzenick
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->: "Oh, no, no, not the book! [[SeenItAMillionTimes How many have seen "opening the book" before?]] Close the book. We're not doing that."

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->: -> "Oh, no, no, not the book! [[SeenItAMillionTimes How many have seen "opening the book" before?]] Close the book. We're not doing that."
19th Aug '17 12:53:30 PM Prinzenick
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->: "Oh, no, no, not the book! [[SeenItAMillionTimes How many have seen "opening the book" before?]] Close the book. We're not doing that."
-->--[[Disney/ChickenLittle Buck Cluck]] [[SelfDeprecation mocking Disney's use of the trope]]
7th Jul '17 9:45:27 AM Kartoonkid95
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* ''WesternAnimation/FerdinandTheBull'' didn't have one originally, but it was retroactively added in the 1950s when it was broadcast on [[Series/WaltDisneyPresents Walt Disney's television show]].
29th May '17 5:15:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheChristmasTree'' is a textbook (storybook?) example. The storybook doesn't have words or even word-shaped scribbles, just the kind of colored {{Tetris}}-like blocks that frequently showed up in low-budget animation before the AllCGICartoon became common.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheChristmasTree'' is a textbook (storybook?) example. The storybook doesn't have words or even word-shaped scribbles, just the kind of colored {{Tetris}}-like VideoGame/{{Tetris}}-like blocks that frequently showed up in low-budget animation before the AllCGICartoon became common.
7th May '17 11:30:39 PM jccw227
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** ''Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh''.

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** ''Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh''.''Disney/TheManyAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh'', which takes it UpToEleven as it [[NoFourthWall constantly reminds you that the characters are in a book.]] From bumping into the words on the page, to hopping from one page to the next. When Tigger gets stuck in a tree, he's [[InteractiveNarrator saved by the narrator,]] who simply turns the book sideways, allowing him to slide down the letters.
9th Apr '17 9:12:57 AM nombretomado
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* ''RockyAndBullwinkle'': The "Fractured Fairy Tales" segment used this, but played with it, with the fairy first having difficulty turning the pages due to her small size, then having the book slam shut on her.

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* ''RockyAndBullwinkle'': ''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle'': The "Fractured Fairy Tales" segment used this, but played with it, with the fairy first having difficulty turning the pages due to her small size, then having the book slam shut on her.
8th Oct '16 9:08:41 AM mr3urious
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* The DisneyChannel original movie ''Film/{{Descendants}}'' "modernizes" this using a computer tablet in its opening.
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