Liv and Maddie

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

age 7+

Jovial family sitcom is simplistic but still entertains.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 38 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 145 reviews

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age 2+

Amazing for all ages!

Ok I'm sorry but I just dont get these reviews. There is no swearing. My kids have watched every episode at least 4 times trust me I know. There is good role models, they follow their dreams, dont worry about what others think, are kind, and look out for each other. Yes, they misbehave but without conflict there is nothing interesting. And your kid deserves to have role models to look up to and be interested. However there is a lot of bf/gf stuff. But there is strong friendships, strong family relationships, and all the teens are pretty well behaved for teenagers. There is no making out or partying, or anything bad at all. If you dont believe me watch the first episode of each season. That'll give you an idea.

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age 8+

It affected my daughters behavior

I have watched this show and it is entertaining but I cannot stand the ditzy and self centered betrayal of the teenagers. I noticed my 9 year old starting to emulate the girls on this show. It manifested it self in snarky comebacks, rude behavior and all around dramatics as if she were on the show herself. Also several episodes were heavily focused on the romantic relationships and I think its a bit much. I stopped letting her watch it and all the unsavory behavior literally vanished.

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