I struggle looking up onomatopoeia, I tried, but the closest I found "dry," but in context, it makes no sense.

Context: わーい! あたしも司くんも、シュパシュパーって 忍者さんみたいに動くよ!

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It describes a swift and sharp movement, exactly like our image of a ninja. If you could find nothing with シュパシュパ, perhaps you can try image search for "シュパパパ" instead, which is an even quicker variant of this.

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