My older daughter just bought this doll (so I am not breaking my no-new-dolls-vow!) and she is perfect for almost-eight-year olds who can't deall with hair. I have vowed that I will never get another (we have four!) curly or textured hair doll because I spend so much time every day with textured and curly haired girls!! Anyways, she adores this doll! #28 looks exactly like Marisol (so much so that I am thinking of selling Marisol!) except for the hair which is shorter. We really love the fact that she has the little hairs in back so that two ponytails don't look weird. We give #28 an A+!!