A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
It offers some interesting details about a range of aquatic animals in a format that most small children will understand. The use of video imagery and CGI helps illustrate what is being taught.
Aquatic animals are interesting, worth learning about, and should not be interfered with unless absolutely necessary.
Positive Role Models
Andy Day is lively, friendly, and excited about animals. He also likes sharing the information with viewers. He, Jen, and Mr. Hammond always help and support each other.
Violence & Scariness
Nothing violent is shown, but details are shared about why an animal can be dangerous.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Mating and reproductive activities are referred to as "courtships" and other innocent euphemism within an educational context.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Andy's Aquatic Adventures is a British live-action kid's series about aquatic animals around the world. Popular host Andy Day travels around the world in magic vehicles to see them in their natural habitats and learn more about them. Some of the animals are dangerous, but there's nothing scary or violent featured. It's colorful and energetic as well as educational, and a great viewing option for children who like animals.
Is It Any Good?
This lively addition to the British franchise delivers lots of details about aquatic animals in kid-friendly ways. Andy is his usual fun, lively self, and his antics, combined with impressive wildlife video footage and CGI, create colorful learning experiences. The explanations are also simple and easy to grasp.
Adding to the fray is the range of creatures Andy's Aquatic Adventures looks at. Episodes teach about birds like wood ducks and chinstrap penguins, amphibians like caimans and mudskippers, mammals like weddell seals, and even venomous sea kraits. Children who enjoy learning about animals will be drawn to this series, but chances are anyone who tunes in will come away feeling like they've learned something new.
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