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Who Smarted

By Diana Baron-Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Bite-sized fun facts pod is silly and engaging.

Podcast Educational Atomic Entertainment Productions Average run time: 16 minutes
Blue text over a yellow blob that looks like a brain or a fart cloud reads "Who Smarted?"

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Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

Great podcast

My 6-year-old loves this; we started listening when he was 5, and we listen to an episode almost everyday. They have episodes on a wide range of topics, and they explore the science and history behind many of those topics that your kid asks "why" about. The episodes are very engaging. The host, "Trusty Narrator," addresses the audience by calling them "smarty pants" and often gives the smarty pants multiple choice quiz questions throughout the episode. My kid is always shouting out the answers! They also make history interesting by pretending to travel back in time and interview the famous people -- but they always make it clear that they are not really traveling back in time. The show is very factual and teaches in an engaging way that helps kids gain background knowledge on a lot of topics while also making them curious to keep learning. I enjoy listening to this, too, and have learned new things as well as my kiddo.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say: Not yet rated

From the team who created the beloved show Brainchild on Netflix, this podcast is both fun and enlightening. Who Smarted? brings the sensibilities of fast-paced educational shows like Bill Nye the Science Guy into an audio format. Lots of sound effects, silly voices, and a steady stream of jokes will keep kids engaged even as they are barraged with tons of information and fun facts. The show takes the more is more approach, and while some of the content will likely fly over younger listeners' heads, older kids and grown-ups will find themselves thoroughly entertained and learning things they never knew. This show is co-listening at its best. Topics covered are wide-ranging and it's a great listen for kids who are more reluctant when it comes to academics.

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