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Parents need to know that Abby Hatcher centers on a self-confident, outgoing young girl who helps her Fuzzly friends with their problems. Throughout the show, Abby demonstrates confidence, resourcefulness, problem-solving skills, and determination to see a challenge through to its end. She also helps her friends identify and handle their emotions in constructive ways. Kids will enjoy Abby's world, in which humans and unique Fuzzlies live side by side; it caters to their sense of imagination. This enjoyable series and its kindhearted main character are a wonderful pick for young kids.
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What's the story?
ABBY HATCHER follows the adventures of 7-year-old Abby (voiced by Macy Drouin), an energetic girl with a soft spot for the Fuzzlies that live in and around her new hotel home. After befriending a special Fuzzly named Bozzly (Wyatt White), the two of them find all kinds of exciting adventures and meet new Fuzzlies at every turn. But those Fuzzlies can get into some real trouble, and that's when Abby has to save the day with some creative problem-solving. Together with Bozzly, Abby puts her can-do attitude to good use helping the Fuzzlies get back on track.
Is it any good?
Self-assured, gregarious Abby delights with her determined spirit and her joyful dedication to her friends. On call to her Fuzzly buddies through the watch her father gives her, Abby leaps into action to help when they call, with loyal Bozzly by her side. Together they help their friends foster their special abilities, which the Fuzzlies put to good use helping around the hotel.
Add Abby Hatcher to your circulation of shows with positive female characters who lead by example. When she goes the extra mile for a Fuzzly friend, Abby reminds kids of the joys of showing kindness to others without receiving anything but appreciation in return. This sweet, lively show is a fun pick for kids.
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about Abby's character strengths. How does she demonstrate compassion and kindness to the Fuzzlies? Does a sense of curiosity help her solve problems creatively? How does it feel to be cared for as Abby cares for her friends?
How do the Fuzzlies use their unique talents in different jobs around the hotel in Abby Hatcher? What are some of your kids' special skills? How do they put them to use in hobbies or activities?
Kids: Would you like to live in a world with Fuzzlies? Despite the trouble they cause, how do they bring joy to Abby and her family?
- Premiere date: January 1, 2019
- Cast: Macy Drouin, Wyatt White, Justice James
- Network: Nickelodeon
- Genre: Kids' Animation
- Topics: Magic and Fantasy, Adventures, Friendship, Great Girl Role Models
- Character strengths: Perseverance
- TV rating: TV-Y
- Available on: Streaming
- Award: Common Sense Selection
- Last updated: March 13, 2020
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