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By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Well-rounded animated series has broad learning potential.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+


I am a kid and I hate this

This title has:

Too much consumerism
age 3+

Good for little ones - nothing to fear with this one

The movie is cute. The main character is a fish who is also an astronaut and a super hero. After a rocket is accidentally launched, no one in city can be found! They all work together to use science to solve the mystery. Everyone has a role. There is one sad moment but everyone is okay by the end of the movie. My four year old says it is really good and wants to know more about space and the issue of space trash.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say: Not yet rated

There's good reason to like this well-rounded series. Besides the friendly and cooperative rapport that exists among the trio of mystery solvers, the show carefully presents lots of learning potential for kids, all without the feel of educational programming. As Fishtronaut and his friends follow leads, kids learn facts about different animal species and stay on the lookout for clues based on color, size, and other classifying factors that help them learn to differentiate and categorize what they see. Environmental themes such as conservation are more subtle but no less a concentration.

Fishtronaut's other focus is music, evident in the Latin American sound that sets the mood for this Brazilian production as well as in the emphasis on rhythm and patterns. The characters must imitate the P.O.P.'s rhythms by clapping and stomping to hear clues, an exercise that looks so fun kids will want to join in.

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