If I Were an Animal

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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age 5+

Gentle reality series is charming and family-friendly.

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age 2+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 2+

Condescending Narration

The videos are innocent and cute. Fun and informative like you’re at a virtual zoo. It’s a great show for young viewers. However, the narration is offensive. The little girl plays the ignorant role and the boy has to explain or correct her. It’s obnoxious and offensive even if the roles were reversed. Why can’t they take turns sharing the information and not correcting each other?
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age 2+

Fine but narrating is disappointing

The idea of this TV show is great and little kids love to watch the animals... by it frustrates me that the little boy narrator always answers everything or corrects the girl narrator. It’s just a show for toddlers - really sad that there’s already messaging about boys having the stronger more knowledgeable voice.
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