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Dino Squad

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Tween cartoon offers action but little substance.

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age 12+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

Too much theme song repetitions; come on, everytime a a,character changes to a Dino the theme song come up. Enough already!!! The plots are good and reminding people to recycle is good too. Just no more theme song unless it's at the beginning and end, no more theme song in between. First three episodes of the first season and already I want to stop watching it so that I don't have enough to hear that song.

age 6+

Teaches good lessons

My son and I watch Dino squad on netflix sometimes. He is really into dinosaurs right now. This show actually does a fairly decent job of teaching about life lessons. Every episode has some sort of social lesson like how to deal with bullies, spending time with family, how it's ok to ask for help when you need it, etc. Yes there are some little bit scary scenes with the dinosaurs attacking the bad guys, but it's no worse than power rangers, Spiderman, or superhero squad.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Dino Squad is sure to be a popular choice among tween boys thanks to its combination of fantasy and action. And aside from some physical altercations among fierce-looking dinosaurs (there's no blood or death), there's really little for parents to worry about. That said, the show comes up short on the positive as well, making few attempts to teach any lessons aside from the recurring theme of the importance of teamwork. The most young viewers can hope to learn -- if they don't already know it, of course -- is how to recognize and identify the various dinosaur species.

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