Is the Harry Potter series bad to read?

I was just wondering if the Church considers the Harry Potter series wicked because it is about a group of wizards and witches, even though it is only fantasy. If there is no official church position than what is your opinion as an apologist?
Thanks!

I was just wondering what the church’s position on reading the Harry Potter series is. If there is no official teaching, please give me an opinion. Thank you very much!

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