Dani Harmer on filming The Real Tracy Beaker

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Actress Dani Harmer is instantly recognisable as Tracy Beaker - the mischievous main character in the hit CBBC series about life in a children's care home.

During her time on the show, Dani has acted out loads of stories about what happens to kids at the fictional Dumping Ground.

Presenting The Real Tracy Beaker gave her to chance to find out a bit more about the reality of life for children in care.

Watch the clip to find out what it was like switch acting for presenting, what shocked her most about making the special, and what she hopes you will get out of watching it.