Parents' Guide to

Animal 123's

By Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Low-budget counting movie falls flat.

Movie NR 2011 60 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 7+

Not a good movie

Not like the cartoon show
age 18+


i think it was awsome

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Although there are a lot of fun shots of assorted animals, ranging from the everyday to the exotic, Animal 123's feels a little low-budget. The graphics are pretty low-quality, and the music is not very catchy (the tune from "Pop Goes the Weasel" is used extensively, and otherwise the melodies are pretty unforgettable). Also, some of the songs and sequences are extensively repeated, so most kids probably won't be interested in sitting through the full hour. There are even some small mistakes, such as a video clip of five gorillas shown to represent the number 4.

Animal-loving kids will love seeing so many animals, and parents will love all the interesting facts. But with so many other fun, educational videos out there, you can easily skip this one.

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