Oobi

TV review by Andrea Graham, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 2+

Bare-hand "puppets" will delight preschoolers.

Parents say

age 3+

Based on 19 reviews

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 43 reviews

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age 4+

Better than Barney/Dora

Also more entertaining. The talking hands may not appeal to infants or toddlers, so 4-8 is an ideal age recommendation. The words "butt" and "poop" are as bad as the language gets. No violence or adult content of any nature.

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age 3+

Pretend play

You know the amazing thing about Oobi? Every kid has one at the end of their wrist ("...and he's always with you"). It's pure genius. My little two year old is obsessed with Oobi. I got ahold of some Oobi eyes and she was just amazed. As simple as it may seem, I have seen some amazingly creative puppetry, including designs and emotions. My hats off to the creators. My little girl has learned more through Oobi than any television show she has watched. (Or any book for that matter!). I still have to laugh. Here she is, living in a home full of puppets...but it is a pair or eyes that holds her attention. Now THAT'S something!

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