Parents' Guide to

Care Bears: Unlock the Magic

By Jenny Nixon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Generic yet adorable reboot of '80s classic.

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

Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 3+

It's the best Cartoonito program.

Care Bears: Unlock the Magic should definitely change its TV-Y7 rating to TV-Y just like other Cartoonito shows.
1 person found this helpful.
age 3+

The only TV-Y7 show on Cartoonito

We all wish this show changes its TV-Y7 rating to TV-Y just like other Cartoonito programs.

This title has:

Great messages
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (5 ):

The series may be on the simplistic side, but the character design and animation are very appealing and the messages are playful and positive, making it a good viewing option for younger kiddos. Care Bears: Unlock the Magic gives kids the opportunity to explore various emotional concepts by talking about each bear's personality and what their individual "belly badge" represents. There are comforting, beneficial messages about self-confidence, persistence, and making a positive contribution to the world. The villain is a bit one-dimensional, even for a little kids' show, but he's not too scary -- more of a generic cackling bully type. But the Care Bears are always able to right his wrongs through the power of cooperation.

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