Parents' Guide to

Dive Olly Dive

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Underwater fun with positive social messages.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 2+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 2+

Just like that awful Roary the Racing Car.

Except they that you can talk to boats, not cars. However, it is still creepy in reality.
age 3+

Great fun for young ones


This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (5 ):

This engaging series is sure to delight preschoolers with its colorful characters and crisp animation, which will help open kids' eyes to the world's diversity and perhaps pique their curiosity to learn more about the real-life versions of the characters. Kids will easily relate to the issues that Olly and his friends face in their relationships with each other and their underwater exploration in Dive Olly Dive, and they're well served by the strong positive messages about values like helpfulness, respect, cooperation, and honesty.

Very sensitive youngsters may need a little reassurance during scenes in which predatory creatures chase or intimidate the little subs, but overall there's nothing to worry about in sharing this vibrant, enjoyable series with your preschoolers.

TV Details

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