Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef

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

age 4+

Fantastic musical special promotes environmental awareness.

NR 2020 47 minutes

Parents say

age 3+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 4+

Great family movie!!

Great movie! Love that there’s no villains, just hungry starfish that need to be redirected to other food to save the reef. My kids love the sea and they loved this movie! Great introduction to the tv series. It’s hard to find movies without scary and violent scenes. I think adults get desensitized to it and then don’t realize what they’re exposing kids to, or don’t thinks it’s scary. But who wants their kids’ bodies flooded with adrenaline from a movie? Not us!

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age 3+

Great for young children

I watch this with my 2 and 4 year old, and both enjoyed it. The 2 year old got a little bored and distracted but it’s short enough to keep her attention. My oldest initially was a little nervous over the star fish coming, but she is very sensitive has gotten more comfortable. It’s a great movie for young kids with a very positive message.

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Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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