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Frogs and Toads: Max's Magical Journey

By Brian Costello, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Sweet Dutch adventure story follows kids exploring nature.

Movie G 2011 70 minutes
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age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

Definitely worth the time

The story is quirky and the songs are... well, best enjoyed by kids, but my two (7 and 4) love this movie! We've streamed it several times and they sing along every time. It's a very gentle story but still compelling to little ones.

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In spite of the slight cultural differences and the English overdubbing of the children's voices, FROGS AND TOADS: MAX'S MAGICAL JOURNEY is a fun and nature-filled adventure. It's especially appealing for young kids interested in amphibians and other creatures seen in the wild or on farms. The story is easy to understand, silly at times, and imparts important lessons about caring for animals, and also telling the truth to your friends and family.

Parents be aware: This film is way more comfortable with flatulence than most children's films you've seen. It doesn't happen much (once at the beginning and twice at the end), but if you're child is finding these kinds of things hysterically funny, they might get wrapped up in the humor of the moment rather than the story itself.

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