Parents' Guide to

Fish Hooks

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Cute pet store antics have positive messages for kids.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 24 parent reviews

age 6+

it was a part of my childhood

i love it, the character can be annoying sometimes but it'll grow on you if you give it a chance

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Great messages
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age 6+

I love it!

Fish Hooks is a great show! Though it may not be very educational, it does give many life lessons having to do with friendship and following dreams. I would highly recommend this show as a more entertainment show than an educational show.

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Great messages

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (24):
Kids say (111):

This entertaining show touches on social interactions and personal struggles that pop up as kids get older, including solidifying your identity, striving for popularity, and wanting independence. Because the characters are fish rather than humans, it's easier for kids to enjoy the show's humorous take on issues like these and not feel like they're being forced to learn anything. The good news is that, without realizing it, they'll still pick up on the show's emphasis on friendship and respect and may feel more relaxed about tackling similar situations when they arise in real life.

Although the content is nothing to sweat for most ages, the show is best appreciated by kids who will relate most to the characters' experiences -- so, young tweens and up. Very young kids might also find the show's land-dwelling pet shop residents a little frightening, thanks to the series' photo-puppetry animation style.

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