Parents' Guide to

Dr. Seuss Baking Challenge

By Ashley Moulton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Whimsical baking competition show is heavy on promotion.

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age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

TAMARA SHOULD BE REPLACED WITH SOMEONE WITH MORE OF A SENSE OF DIRECTION.

Tamara was not the right host for this show. The facial expression and the lack of opinion was not professional at all. Very disappointed every time she took a bite there was a frown and if the other judges liked it then she liked it. I'm sure the contestant was disappointed as well.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This baking competition show follows a tried-and-true format, but it doesn't fail to deliver on amazing-looking desserts. Kids will love seeing the cake artists in Dr. Seuss Baking Challenge perfectly translate Seuss's fantastical characters and worlds into sugary confections. The pacing is a bit slow, but kids into baking shows will likely still enjoy this one. Grown-ups may enjoy the promotional nature of the show a little less. While Seuss books are of course beloved classics, there is also a Seuss Enterprises behind the brand (we know, because the CEO makes appearances on the show), and it's possible kids may be inspired to buy Seuss books or products. In a Grinch-ish move, the end of the episode features a QR code purporting to lead to a recipe from the show, but instead leads to a page where the Seuss products are featured much more prominently than the recipe. The "free recipe" on the site leads to a grocery website so you can buy ingredients. The show itself is fun, but the promotional aspects may feel too heavy-handed for some grown-ups.

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