Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street

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

age 7+

Delightful family series with outstanding positive themes.

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 48 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 24 reviews

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age 6+

An absolute GEM of a show!

Sweet, quirky, and wholesome. Our family has watched this series several times. Great role modeling healthy tween/teen friendships, smart girl power, and family relationships. Nothing compares!

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age 7+

Fun to Watch With Your Kids

My 8-year-old son and I watched this series together on hot, smokey afternoons this summer when we couldn’t go outside. I wasn’t sure he would like it because he typically prefers cartoons with lots of action and/or slapstick humor, but he was pulled into the world of Normal Street right away. The show centers on the everyday lives of young teens who are creative, inclusive, smart, and kind. Most episodes include some magical realism, which adds an element of unpredictability that I think keeps the show fresh and unique. I also love the storytelling aspect of this show. Every episode includes a beautifully animated story sequence using a different visual style each time. This show is whimsical yet realistic and touches on many issues that kids can identify with. I loved it just as much as my son, and we were both sad after watching the final episode.

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Great messages
Great role models

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