Victorious

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Upbeat iCarly-like tween comedy promotes confidence.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 100 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 475 reviews

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age 18+

Normalizes criminal behavior

The amount of manipulation, criminal offenses, situations that should have ended in lawsuits, and hyper-sexualization of teens are shocking. Everything gets a pass in the show, it seems. The main character even sang intimate and flirtatious songs to adults more than once. In one example, she wears a mini-mini-mini dress and rolls around on a piano like madonna, singing about romance, and grabs a grown man's tie, looking at him with flirting eyes. Disgusting. Also, the show is full of assault and battery. In no situation is there a real threat of liability for inappropriate or downright criminal behavior. The underlying message that bad things aren't so bad is consistent.
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age 7+

Apropriate

This is very apropriate for kids t and up but I put it ages 7+ because i believe that 5 year olds may not care for this show/ understand it. I laughed a little reading these reviews. I've watched each episode at least twice bc my kids and neices/ nephews love it so much and I can assure you that the edgy content of the show is either things your 7+ year old does know or should know. THEY ARE KIDS!!!! They aren't going to overthink this show! Seeing high school couples kiss isn't going to turn them into sluts. I'm a pediatrician and i know from studies and experience that if you keep your kids in a box for long enough they will learn the hard way and wont trust you. Let your kids watch a funny show. If you still dont know wether or not to let your kids watch it, watch it from a kids point of veiw. I dont know what else there is to say.

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