In this new, action-packed adventure, Barbie stars as herself and is joined by friends Teresa and Renee. When the girls combine gymnastic and parkour skills, they catch the attention of the head of a secret spy agency and are recruited to help stop an elusive gem thief. From tech gadgets to martial-arts-like moves, each of the girls has a specialty that complements one another. Together they prove that teamwork and intelligence can get the job done! The Barbies core message is a positive one for girls – You Can Be Anything! In 2016, the message is that girls can be anything from a mermaid to a movie star to a secret agent! Spy Squad celebrates girls in action in a story that features Barbie and her friends abseiling, racing, and flipping through laser beams to bring a thief to justice. The Spy Squad storyline opens up avenues for girls to exercise their problem-solving skills and demonstrates the value of resilience.