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By Lakshmi Hutchinson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Scary stories and myths explored in family-friendly podcast.

Podcast Kids & Family Soundsington Media Average run time: 25 minutes
Skeleton reading book that says Unspookable.

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age 8+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 8+

Educational with just the right amount of scares to keep middle grade listeners engaged

age 10+

So good it’s scary!

This podcast is so good it’s scary! The themes were appropriate and always fascinate me whether it be Friday the 13th to spiders and arachnophobia, these episodes are always intriguing!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (1 ):

This is a fun and informative podcast for kids and families who love listening to scary stories and learning about history. What makes Unspookable special is it raises questions about what frightens us and why we react the way we do to these stories. We can enjoy a good scare while also thinking critically about a story's origins. In a two-part episode about witches, Parisian discusses how perceptions of witches have changed over time, and she makes parallels between the Salem Witch Trials and present day injustices. Unspookable succeeds in hitting just the right balance of scary and educational, and encourages listeners to do further research on their own.

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