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By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Positive family, social themes in Aussie pup's adventures.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 120 parent reviews

age 3+

Just a lovely show.

Just a lovely show and good for parents to watch with the tykes as well

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
4 people found this helpful.
age 3+
In a world FULL of hustle and bustle, this show reminds me of what it is like to be (and think like) a child again. Every ounce of being a child- from the sweet learning moments to the tantrums being thrown… it shows real life to children. Mom and Dad step back to see what happens first or to let them figure things out. Not to ignore like others have mentioned. Did they mention Dad giving the girls HIS ice cream after theirs melted? Nope. They only shared the portion of THEIR interest. Give the show a go… watch and decide for yourself, not someone else’s review. I personally find this show adorable and teaches sharing, caring, respect, fun, imagination, and more. It also helps me as a Parent/Guardian to remember to pick my battles- work together and you can accomplish ANYTHING! Be creative, make messes together, HAVE FUN IN LIFE. What on Earth is wrong with ANY of those things🤦🏻‍♀️ Some people will find something from nothing EVERY.DARN.TIME. ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
3 people found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (113 ):

This sweet, family-centered series is almost as adorable as its titular character herself. Bluey's appetite for life is infectious, and she delights in the simple things: a day at the park with friends, an impromptu game with her dad while they wait in a restaurant, and indoor play born of a balloon and some imagination. The stories aren't elaborate, and in that way, they're on par with most viewers' daily experiences.

Not every episode leaves viewers with an obvious lesson, but the show's broader family-related themes and sweet character relationships are assuring in and of themselves. Bluey is a series that presents parental figures who are very much attuned to their kids and who aptly balance the demands of work and family. Even when they're not directly involved in their kids' play, their presence is known in the story and their influence is felt in how the youngsters interact and solve problems.

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