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By KJ Dell Antonia, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Witty, gentle, surreal; ideal for preschoolers.

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age 2+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 2+

Nice children’s show to watch and learn from a good role model

Oswald is a really charming and nice guy that I wouldn’t mind my child watching and absorbing in his personality. This show has no bad words, or any negativity that a child can rub off onto while young in the developing stages. The Show also shows a lot of useful values and lessons to learn and speech patterns are easy for a toddler or a young child to pick up on.

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age 2+

Charming show

This show has some surreal backgrounds and character designs, but the real standout is Oswald himself... he's so gentle and charming. A great role model for young kids.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7):
Kids say (19):

The animation is slowly paced, as suits the audience -- there are no sudden cuts or jerky movements. Scenes remain static for relatively long periods, but because such care has been taken with the background of Big City itself (houses are shaped like everything from stacked books to ice cream cones, passersby like walking cacti and gingerbread people), it's pleasant to watch, even for an adult. Even the most exciting episodes are handled in a very gentle, calming way -- there may be a giant snowball rolling toward Big City, but Oswald, Henry (David L. Lander), and Daisy (Crystal Scales) are always confident they can save the day. Most parents won't mind sitting down once in a while to share this one with their preschooler.

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