Oddbods

TV review by
Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Oddly fun show features problem-solving, mischief making.

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age 6+
Based on 8 reviews

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Educational Value

Creative ways of solving problems, even if they seem odd. 

Positive Messages

Friendship, problem-solving. 

Positive Role Models & Representations

Some Oddbods are more mischievous than others. 

Violence & Scariness

Minor disagreements, pushing; characters catapult through the air, chase cars, fall, and the like. No one gets hurt. 

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Oddbods is an animated series for preschoolers with fun and creative characters, but some are mischievous and create minor conflicts. There are some mild disagreements, pushing, and some humorously harrowing moments, but everything always ends well. 

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Parent of a 4 and 6 year old Written byMichelle N March 31, 2018

JackA$$ for Kids

I do not like this show. My kids think it is hilarious. On the one hand, it is similar to coyote and the road runner, which I watched as a kid. But, as a par... Continue reading
Parent Written byLonelle S. March 9, 2018

Kid loves it—Me, not so much.

My almost four year old loves it, but I think it’s got some really mature messaging that isn’t appropriate for little kids.

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What's the story?

ODDBODS is a CGI-animated series about seven colorful friends who live and play in Oddville. The cuddly gang, made up of pink Newt, yellow Bubbles, blue Pogo, green Zee, purple Jeff, red Fuse, and orange Slick have very distinct personalities. As a result, there's never a dull moment when they get together. From helping one another get fit, to hosting a crazy birthday dance party, they manage to trip through life while enjoying one odd moment at a time. 

Is it any good?

This fun series features sketches of colorful, unusual characters navigating ordinary situations in ways that lead to extraordinary results. But there is no end of creative attempts to problem-solve, even if their process is a little weird. 

There are some mischievous moments, most of which lead to mild disagreements and humorous semi-disastrous moments. Nonetheless, the Oddbods are determined to keep celebrating the odd in everyone. 

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about how TV characters communicate when they speak a different language or don't speak at all. How do facial expressions, body language, and their behaviors tell us what they're thinking? What are other things that you see or hear that help tell the story in Oddbods?

  • What makes each of the Oddbods odd? Is it how they look? Behave? Fix problems? Even though they're all different, what do they have in common? What does the show teach us about being different? 

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