- Ich freue mich, dass du gekommen bist.
- Ich freue mich darüber, dass du gekommen bist.
I've seen both forms used to mean "I'm happy that you've come". Is one of them wrong?
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No, both are fine. The second form may sound a bit more emphasized. So - slightly exaggerated - the first may be uttered when you enter the room, whereas the second may be an answer to "Why do you keep grinning all evening?"