Parents' Guide to

Ask the Storybots

By Natascha Crandall, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Kids' big questions get answered by friendly, funny bots.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 42 parent reviews

age 5+

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much swearing
age 5+

Not as squeaky clean as it makes out

Noisy, angry, sometimes scary and even violent (despite the ratings). I find the energy of this to be quite negative and the pursuit of true information is often obfuscated in order to spin out the episode so that real learning is frustrated. And meanwhile the story isn’t so great either. Wish my child didn’t like it so much! Netflix kids content is pretty poor. Not to mention the hazing reference mentioned in another review.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (42):
Kids say (8):

The animated show is both educational and entertaining in every scene yet is visually appealing as well as humorous enough to make both children and parents laugh out loud. While the premise of Ask the Storybots is to answer a child's question, the antics that the characters get themselves into are very funny, and each episode always has an educational twist without being obvious. For instance, when trying to find out how airplanes fly, viewers will learn how green screens are used to make it look like superheroes fly, that penguins can't fly, and how the bald eagle represents America, but these facts are cleverly communicated through great comedic writing.

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