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Ruby and Garnet are ten-year-old twins. They're identical, and they do EVERYTHING together, especially since their mother died three years earlier - but they couldn't be more different. Bossy, bouncy, funny Ruby loves to take charge, and is desperate to be a famous actress, while quiet, sensitive, academic Garnet loves nothing more than to curl up with one of her favourite books. And when everything around the twins is changing so much, can being a double act work for ever?

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12th July '16
DogsLoveReading read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
Double Act 9780440867593
5 stars
I liked the bit when Ruby throws a sponge in Rose's face. My favourite character is Garnet. My least favourite character is Rose. 
28th November '14
Read to a child aged 7
Double Act 9780440867593
5 stars
I liked it when the twins went on stage
17th December '17
Ari.b read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
Double Act 9780440867593
5 stars
I really liked this book, I have lots of Jaqueline Wilson books that were my mum's when she was younger and this is one of my favourites. 

I like the fact it has got twins in it, I always wished I had been a twin. It is very sad that there mum dies when they are so young but they seem very happy at the start. Then in comes Rose who gets in the way and makes their whole life terrible! Well...truth be told I dont think rose is too bad actually, but I know how they feel when they have to move away. I have to move a lot and it is very sad, leaving all your friends behind. 

I'm more like garnet in that i'm shy and would not like being a famous actress at all - but I think it has a lovely ending because they get to be more independant and have their own dreams. It must be difficult having to always do what each other wants all the time! My fave character is garnett, I think ruby is a bit bossy!! I think that in the end rose and the dad are alright - they were a bit selfish in the beginning but I suppose it shows that everyone has to be happy or really no-one is happy are they? 

I think this book is aimed at girls and boys my age cos' some of Jaqueline wilsons books are aimed at teenagers - mum wont let me read those ones. This is alright though and it wasn't too sad and it had lot's of bits in it that made me laugh!

10/10!!!
13th August '16
Noodles read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
Double Act 9780440867593
4 stars
Double act is a brilliant book about 2 identical twins (Ruby and Garnet) have to move for their dads job.They have a stepmum Rose and they are not having the best life ever .Their mum died when they were 3. Will life turn around with their dad and and Rose?
I liked when ruby  went to big blob and shoved something down his pants. It was funny and it made me laugh. I really enjoyed reading this book and think other 8 year old girls will too.
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