14 year old Erika Yurken/Yuk (Saskia Burmeister) is a melodramatic teenager living in a chaotic house with a very unconventional family who believes she is destined for greater things. She daydreams of being a famous movie star, great heroine and almost anything else that takes her away from the hum drum world of Barringa East. At least at school Yuk feels she is shining. That is until... the arrival of miss perfect, Alison Ashley (Delta Goodrem), ruins all her plans. Alison is beautiful and rich and to top it all off, she's smart. Based on the best selling novel by Robin Klein.