Parents' Guide to

Bat Pat

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Animated book adaptation is colorful, goofy, a bit spooky.

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age 4+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 3+

3 and 5 year old love it

My kids started watching this because it appeared on their Netflix kids profile. Normally my 5 year old steers clear of anything spooky/scary. she loves this show though. It’s very mellow. Less spooky than say Scooby Doo which I was watching around 5. Animation is good- not annoying reminds me of early 2000’s animation.

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age 5+

Cute show

My kids - 7 and 4 - discovered this show on Netflix. It can be difficult sometimes to find programming that is appealing and appropriate to both the older and younger child, but this is perfect. It's funny and clever, with just the right amount of thrills and mystery. Sensitive kids might find it a little intense. Mine are Scooby Doo fans, so the scary creatures weren't problematic. It's silly and entertaining fun.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (1):

This lighthearted animated series reveals that even the most frightening of creatures are often much less scary than people make them out to be. Despite the presence of witches, headless ghosts, and other creepy characters, they're presented in a way that's more goofy than scary, and they're often assisted by Bat Pat and his friends.

Each short episode is colorful and the antics silly, which make it appealing to kids. But given that it's often dialogue-heavy, younger kids may not stay tuned for too long. Nonetheless, Bat Pat is a solidly fun series, and will especially appeal to children who like the books.

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