Word Party

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

age 3+

Cute, fun preschool series puts kids in vocab-teaching role.

Parents say

age 3+

Based on 54 reviews

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 3+
Someone has to say it: For whatever educational value this show has, it is absolutely insufferable. Awful design, animation, and voice acting makes it a pain to watch, with the characters come off more as robotic (psychotic at times!) than cute and welcoming (how is this associated with Jim Henson?!). As far as “education” goes, the weird animals get into weird altercations that are resolved with weird conflict resolution. It’s like being trapped in bright white limbo with temperamental robots.
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age 4+


Word Party is a great show to teach kids words and feelings. However, the characters themselves are not realistically developed for "babies" their age. Franny, the cheetah seems to be the only one with common sense as well as the one who REALISTICALLY acts like a baby/child. Lulu, the panda, is uncharacteristically dumb and picks and chooses when she knows words and doesn't. It doesn't make sense. She's smart enough to know words that as the "baby" of the group that they're claiming her to be, but doesn't know simple words like "apple."
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