Ask the Storybots

TV review by Natascha Crandall, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 3+

Kids' big questions get answered by friendly, funny bots.

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 42 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 8 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 3+


I wanted to like this, but it’s really in-your-face. Too fast-paced, too much anger. I really don’t want my child to emulate the characters here. The topics are interesting, and the bots themselves have charm, but the appeal gets lost in a too-flashy, Ren-and-Stimpy-like agitated fervor. We’ve watched a few now, and I’ve regularly found myself skipping past sections that are just too much. Better yet, skip this program altogether.
age 5+

Not as squeaky clean as it makes out

Noisy, angry, sometimes scary and even violent (despite the ratings). I find the energy of this to be quite negative and the pursuit of true information is often obfuscated in order to spin out the episode so that real learning is frustrated. And meanwhile the story isn’t so great either. Wish my child didn’t like it so much! Netflix kids content is pretty poor. Not to mention the hazing reference mentioned in another review.

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