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Caillou: Rosie the Giant

By Stephanie Morgan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Effective lesson on communication and conflict resolution.

Caillou: Rosie the Giant TV show

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A useful lesson on communication and conflict resolution for preschoolers, this is a Caillou special that parents might find significantly more tolerable than others. Yes, Caillou: Rosie the Giant still features Caillou and his infamous whiny voice, but it also teaches some especially salient lessons to preschoolers in a variety of meaningful ways. Caillou's frustration with his little sister when she continues to ruin his and his friends' game, despite his attempts to play around her, rings true, and many older siblings will relate. And, unlike other shows, this special doesn't wait to provide resolution to the issue until the very end. Instead, the message is repeated over and over through the plot, a second story within the story, and even through song. The result is the rare kids' show that truly has the potential to teach a positive message that sticks with its audience.

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