Robbert Bobbert & the Bubble Machine

Common Sense Media says

Goofy, '60s-style rock 'n' roll encourages pretend play.

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What parents need to know

Positive messages

Positive, playful messages about using your imagination.

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this album is a pitch-perfect throwback to 60s rock 'n' roll -- with silly lyrics, funny voices, and irresistible rhythms.

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What's the story?

On ROBBERT BOBBERT & THE BUBBLE MACHINE, musician Robert Schneider projects an energetic, get-on-the-floor-and-play-type persona. His songs bear a strong affinity for 60s rock groups like the Beach Boys and The Beatles. You'll hear tunes with fun titles like "I Am A Clock" and "We R Super Heroes" whose memorable lyrics and infectious beats are sure to inspire kids to get up and move.

Is it any good?

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Imagination and a playfulness are the real stars on Robbert Bobbert. The songs are engaging and fun, with instrumental tracks that make thematic sense -- lumbering on "The Mighty Mighty Elephant," delicate on "A Tiny Sheep," and even a chipmunk-style voice on "Fee Fi Fo Fee Fi Fum." As an added bonus, the CD insert becomes a coloring book.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about imagination and pretend play. The song "We R Super Heroes" might make you want to be a super hero. What super powers would you want to have? The song "I Am A Clock" pretends you're a clock. How would you act if you were a clock. Would you say, "tickety tock" just like in the song?

Music details

Artist:Robert Schneider
Release date:February 17, 2009
Label:Little Monster Records
Genre:Children's Music
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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