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Based on the children's book, Olive The Other Reindeer is a 45 minute animated Christmas Special from 1999, produced by Matt Groening and Drew Barrymore (who voices Olive), based on the 1997 book by Vivian Walsh and by J. Otto Seibold. It's about a dog named Olive who thinks she's a reindeer who makes a perilous journey to the North Pole to help Santa Claus fly his sleigh and save Christmas.Along the way, she makes many friends and tries to avoid the schemes of the evil postman. Again and again, she is told that she is not a reindeer and that there is nothing she could possibly do to save Christmas, but her never-dying spirit eventually turns them around.
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