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Zoboomafoo: Zoboo's Little Pals

By Scott G. Mignola, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Wild(life) fun for young learners.

Movie NR 1999 50 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 10+

Much less kid friendly than the tv specials, but much more appropriate than the show.

Amazing but pretty inappropriate at times.
age 3+

great for kids!

My kids don't watch much tv but this show is one they love! It's a great learning experience

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (3 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Zoboo's Little Pals is perfectly designed for preschoolers; kids are naturally drawn to animals, but the focus on baby animals makes this program particularly appealing. The factual information satisfies the ever-present "Why?" question, but the show's quick pace ensures that little viewers won't be overwhelmed. The cartoons, claymation segments, and Kratt silliness also provide breaks from the natural world, broadening the video's appeal.

The video stands up to repeated viewings, too, because young viewers absorb only a few of these facts at a time. Older and younger siblings can also enjoy this program. Babies and toddlers won't follow the content, but will respond to the images. School-age kids are ready for more, but they'll still learn from the information presented. They also learn from the Kratt brothers, whose enthusiasm, physical energy, and sensitivity to the environment inspire the grade-school crowd. Little Pals is a rare find: a good video for the whole family.

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