Goosebumps

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Spooky spin on books may be too scary for kids.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 117 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Ok for most

Not to scary. Although some scary episodes where kids are horrified, but it’s a pretty good show.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 7+

Watched this in second grade, was perfectly fine.

I quite enjoyed the books and the show back in the day when I was a kid. Quality of storyline may vary from episode to episode. (The Haunted Mask is one of the best.) Some of the effects have definitely aged better than others. (The titular creeps in "Calling all Creeps" look hilariously awful.) Unlikely to cause lasting nightmares unless your kid is really young or really easily scared. If you're really worried about that, just watch with them.

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