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This is the page about the book. For other uses, see The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (disambiguation).

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie is a SpongeBob SquarePants chapter book based on the movie of the same name.


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"Something's fishy in Bikini Bottom.... When King Neptune's crown is stolen, Mr. Krabs is held accountable for the crime! So it's up to SpongeBob and his trusty sidekick, Patrick, to make the dangerous trip to Shell City to retrieve the crown and save Mr. Krabs' life. Meanwhile, the evil Plankton has set his plan into motion: to steal the secret Krabby Patty formula and rule the sea! Will SpongeBob and Patrick be able to save the crown and make it back in time to save the fate of Bikini Bottom?"

Differences from the movie

  • Much like other books based on a movie, the book either adds parts or information not included in the actual movie. One example is on page 108: it says that the Cyclops stuffed SpongeBob and Patrick into a dark and scary bag, but in the movie, he is only seen carrying SpongeBob and Patrick in his hand.
    • Another example is on page 83: it says that Squidward walks out the door of the Chum Bucket to confront the damage to King Neptune, but in the movie, Plankton activities the mind-control device on the Bikini Bottomites as under Plankton's control; Squidward was outnumbered and taken hostage before confronting to Neptune.
  • There had some dialogues from the movie changed in this novel since the original dialogues were considered insensitive to young readers, like one of the gas station attendants says "respect for the doom" instead of "respect for the dead," and Plankton says "I'll get even with all of you" instead of "I will destroy all of you."
  • David Hasselhoff is in the book but he introduces himself as a lifeguard to SpongeBob and Patrick instead of telling them his name. His name is never mentioned in the book.