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Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Imaginative premise, but may conflict little ones.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (69 ):

The imaginary friends are an interesting and diverse bunch of characters, but they run around in a pack and contribute very little to the plot. The premise is sweet, but the content is nothing more than rough-and-tumble boys' games. Instead of following an imaginative storyline, the main characters yell and shout in frustration, buck the rules, and wrangle the innocent and vulnerable. It's hard not to wonder whether the creator dropped out of the project altogether, leaving it in the hands of less-capable writers. This series isn't meant for younger children, since it has confusing messages. Young kids may not understand what's real and what's imaginary.

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