Parents' Guide to

Odd Squad: The Movie

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Pint-sized problem-solvers face rival squad on funny show.

Movie NR 2016 67 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 4+


I really liked the movie, the funniest part was when a million Daves covered the world and they said, “Dave, Dave, Dave”...
age 6+

Odd squad is the best show

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (5 ):

A must-see for fans of the show, this TV movie is a fun meeting between the kid-run crime-fighting crew and a rival band of adults with comically sinister motives. With the unforgettable Jack McBrayer running lead for the Weird Team as Weird Tom, some memorable scenes ensue. This movie is also a convergence point for exiting agents Olive (Dalila Bela) and Otto (Filip Geljo) and new hires Olympia (Anna Cathcart) and Otis (Isaac Kragten), with the sharp-tongued Ms. O (Millie Davis) still in charge. On the downside, this story celebrates kid power at the expense of adults by painting them as juvenile and inept, but it's meant in good fun.

Odd Squad: The Movie is just as engaging as is the series, and kids will enjoy the gadgets and gizmos at play, but the feature-length format means less obvious focus on math as the characters' attention is firmly on their rivals. Number sense comes into play in less prominent ways, although the agents still seize a brief opportunity to demonstrate how helpful understanding basic math can be. On the other hand, themes of teamwork, critical thinking, and thoroughness continue to stand out in this likable addition to a popular series.

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