The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future

Book review by Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Asian stereotypes mar Captain Underpants spin-off.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 10+

More mature for reading level

I think it is great to have entertaining books for older elementary/middle school kids who struggle with reading. But why do librarians, teachers, and parents think Ook and Gluk and Captain Underpants are good for the early elementary set? So what they can read it? It just isn't appropriate. My disappointment with this series is that younger kids read it without understanding the silly grammatical errors (as well as the jokes). My kids are high readers and I want them to read things with correct grammar and spelling so that they are more likely to use it in their own writing. This would probably make a good cartoon or audio book, but it isn't great for early readers.
age 10+



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Book Details

  • Author: Dav Pilkey
  • Genre: Humor
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • Publication date: August 10, 2010
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Last updated: July 9, 2015

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