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Descendants: Wicked World

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Short-form series teases movie characters' continuing story.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 10+

Bad Influence

Teaching Kids bad songs. My 6 year old watched a few clips on YouTube Kids. The next day, I asked her why she had not done some of her work. She said "I don't care" which she had never said to me before. I asked her where she learned this and she said "Wiked World". Terrible Influence on 6 year olds.
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age 12+

Shallow & mindless

My 6yo asked to try this show because her friend is allowed to watch it, so we watched an episode together. It’s not inappropriate but it’s definitely not something I want her watching regularly. We watched episode two which was basically centered on one of the girls finding the perfect dress for a dance and then accusing a friend of attention seeking and there was lots of gossip and drama. The show is just shallow with harmful messages about the importance of outward appearances and too much emphasis on social media and fame and “girl drama.” Tired stereotypes of girlhood that kids don’t need.

This title has:

Too much consumerism
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (7):

The colorful, costumed Descendants characters lend themselves nicely to an animated format, and with the popular movie's cast providing all the voices, it's a fairly seamless transition. These shorts introduce some new characters to mix with returning favorites such as Ben and Audrey and revamp a handful of the movie's original songs. There also are the likable continuing themes about following your conscience and looking past a person's reputation to see what's truly in her heart before passing judgment.

What kids won't like about DESCENDANTS: WICKED WORLD is its length. At under two minutes long, these entertaining shorts are just enough to tease the audience, but they never really follow a plot from its beginning to a satisfying end, leaving viewers to wonder how things work out for the well-meaning but often understood Auradon transplants.

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