Justice makes a likeable lead but director Josh Schwartz's comic touch is distinctly leaden and a high proportion of the would-be funny scenes - some of them involving an uncredited Johnny Knoxville - fall flat.
Here's yet another example of a DVD film inexplicably receiving a full-on cinema release...It doesn't help that Victoria Justice, pretty as she is, does not exactly ignite the screen with comic charisma.
The incongruous, colourful and bizarre are jumbled together in a Halloween size pumpkin in this occasionally puerile, at times endearing and often silly comedy in which a giant fake chicken violates the rear of a yellow Volvo as its ultimate low.
It's the usual assemblage of grossout horrors provided for your alleged amusement... The freshly upsetting thing here is that this is a Nickelodeon production -- you know, the cable network for kids...