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The first story follows a a boy (Jake Logan) and his dog (Murray) whose friendship is threatened by the popular Julianne (Stefanie Scott). The second follows best friends Avalon (Bella Thorne) and Halley (Zendaya Coleman) who are given a chance to turn their web magazine into a rel publication at the price of dumping one the other. The third follows Savannah and Emma (Both Mary Mouser) in a modern re-telling of The Prince and the Pauper.
The movie has examples of the following tropes.
- A Boy and His X: A boy and his dog in the A plot.
- Adaptation Decay: The film and book have four things in common; the title, Avalon's name, Halley's name and Avalon's love of fashion.
- Aloof Big Brother: Kendall to Halley.
- Alpha Bitch: Julianne in plot A, Walker in plot B.
- Ambition Is Evil: Ms. St. Claire and the entire B plot.
- Different As Night and Day: Avalon (Outgoing and sassy) and Halley (Introverted and thoughtful).
- Dance Party Ending: Set to Pose by Stefanie Scott.
- Extroverted Nerd: Jake.
- Fauxreigner: Jean Franc/John Frank.
- Friendly Enemy: The movie is even called Frenemies.
- Large Ham: Bella Thorne and Zendaya Coleman in Plots A and C.
- Lovable Alpha Bitch: A male example with Walker.
- Love Dodecahedron: Owen<Savannah<>Josh<>Emma<Owen
- NOHAMOTYO: A Princess and Pauper plot on the Disney Channel was last done by the Lizzie McGuire movie.
- One-Scene Wonder: Avalon and Halley in plots A and C really steal the show.
- The Power of Friendship: The entire movie.
- Tomboy and Girly Girl: Savannah and Emma.
- Uptight Loves Wild: Walker and Avalon.