Parents' Guide to

House of Anubis

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

British mystery series is clean, positive fun for tweens.

TV Nickelodeon Drama 2011
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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 16 parent reviews

age 9+

Absolutely okay for a child 9+

House of Anubis is perfectly okay for any 9 year old! I'm afraid that any younger might get scared by some of the aspects of "mystery". There is nothing to worry about in the kissing aspects-- very rare when couples share a quick kiss. Its a drama show mainly, but is a "drama show for younger ages". I was never really into any of the reality tv shows, and always prefered these types of shows. Victorious probably had more couples then this! GREAT SHOW!
age 18+

Too scary for kids!

Not for kids! Too scary!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (16 ):
Kids say (93 ):

House of Anubis has a lot to offer the tween set, from age-appropriate chills to some positive models in its teen characters. The show is a good stepping stone to scarier mysteries for kids who are new to this kind of content, as its light-fare suspense isn't likely to really scare viewers of this age. As for the teens themselves, they're a pretty likable bunch, and they navigate the choppy waters of love triangles and friendship woes with a fair amount of grace.

Tweens who do tune in may be tempted by plugs to visit the show's website to play games, read more about the show, and use clues from each episode to solve mysteries on the site. Parents can use this opportunity to talk to their kids about Internet safety and to reiterate their rules about Internet use.

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