Parents' Guide to

Baby Shark's Big Show

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Show's lackluster content overshadows character's fame.

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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 10 parent reviews

age 4+

Surprised by reviews - lots of social-emotional educational value

I'm really very surprised to see that this is rated as not having educational value. Maybe my kids are watching a different season than was reviewed? What I've seen has a lot of social-emotional educational content. They cover things like losing a first tooth, various different friendship concerns, learning about different types of families, how to handle big feelings and use your words, etc. I have also noted some violence and scariness (the rating says that there isn't any). There's an episode where a character is shamed for being afraid, and takes on a very scary task to prove their bravery, there's some spooky content there, but nothing too bad, and the episode wraps up with a discussion about how feeling afraid isn't something to be ashamed of. There's also an episode about emotional regulation where a character is having trouble stopping themselves from biting, and there are a few scenes where that character bites another character. We like the show, and find it to be helpful for social emotional learning.
age 2+

this show is garbage

Don't watch it's trash

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (10 ):
Kids say (17 ):

Pinkfong's franchise name carries this show only so far and the lackluster writing and plot can't quite compensate for the rest. Baby Shark fans will want to watch for sure, and if they're young enough not to realize that the stories are mostly drivel, then they'll stay for the duration. The original music -- often spins on the "Baby Shark" song -- can be fun for the show's target audience. Adults, on the other hand, will better recognize the show for what it is: a new platform for the jovial but arguably polarizing character and his earworm of a theme song.

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