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Ben 10 (2016)

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Alien-action reboot has fantasy violence, some teamwork.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 18+

All Ben 10 series are trash

I don't know who even likes this garbage. Get off Cartoon Network and watch some SpongeBob
age 9+

A blend child like reboot. Need more excitement

First of all this kid doesn't look like Ben 10. He looks like a 8 year old that Pretends to be 10 and invent a watch that shape shifts into a alien . I would rather watch omnivorous than this trash .

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (9 ):
Kids say (23 ):

This energetic cartoon still delivers on the exciting, evil-fighting action the original is known for. Ben looks and acts younger than in the original series, but he's still committed to using his powers for good. He also continues to rely on his cousin and his grandfather for help when he needs it.

It's fun and, thanks to images of smartphones and tablets, a bit more updated. But grown-up Ben 10 fans may find themselves feeling nostalgic for the original cartoon version, which is more anime-like in style. Nonetheless, the stories are still entertaining, and young tweens who like aliens and science fiction-type shows will find it appealing.

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