All Reviews

csm_movie
age 5+
 
Superb, entertaining animated musical has some scary stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 6+
 
Series puts families' nature know-how to the test.
Network: Animal Planet
(2007)
age 6+
 
Shark tale OK, but offers little splash for kids.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2005)
csm_movie
age 6+
 
A wayward boy befriends a moody killer whale.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
csm_movie
age 8+
 
Fast, fresh, funny action comedy set undersea.
On DVD/Streaming
(2005)
age 6+
 
Predictable sequel will thrill Willy fans; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)
age 6+
 
For devoted -- and young -- Willy fans only.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 7+
 
Undersea quests are exciting and kid-friendly.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2005)
age 5+
 
Spin-off sinks for everyone except besotted fans.
Network: Toon Disney
(2004)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Fishy fairy tale is fun, but talk about relationship issues.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Cast and create fun films starring coral reef creatures.
URL: http://www.sheddaquarium.org/sea/interactive_module.cfm?id=20
(2006)
csm_tv
age 5+
 
Go adventuring with these underwater Smurfs.
Network: Boomerang
(2004)
csm_tv
age 3+
 
Witty, gentle, surreal; ideal for preschoolers.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2005)
csm_movie
age 6+
 
Sweet story of a shy girl and a seal.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
csm_tv
age 3+
 
Beloved book goes belly-up on TV.
Network: HBO Family
(2005)
age 5+
 
Entertaining, humorous take on biblical story.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
csm_movie
age 5+
 
Below-average for series and too violent for younger kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2004)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Five-star movie could scare the pants off kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(2000)
age 6+
 
Edgy, frenetic animated comedy is iffy for youngest kids.
Network: Nickelodeon, Nicktoons
(2003)
age 8+
 
Engaging story is great for reluctant readers.
By Cressida Cowell
(2004)

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