Our Planet

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

age 6+

Gorgeous docuseries features animal life, nature's wonders.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 14+

Amazing but...

This show/documentary is truly amazing, inspiring, great message but...was it really necessary to show the same images of the walruses falling off a cliff and hitting boulders on their way down to their very certain death over and over again? I am a wildlife biologist and a science teacher and I have seen wild animals die with my own eyes, but I felt there was something dark in showing these images repeatedly. Whatever audience they thought they were reaching by this overly graphic and human caused violence, I like to think I am not part of.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Too much violence
age 8+

I do not agree with the majority of reviews!

I absolutely love this documentary. A lot of the reviews were shocked by the walruses, the penguins, the polar bears and other animals eating prey but that is life. The documentary is honest about climate change and the realities on our changing world. There are a lot of fun, positive moments that kids would love along with learning the realities of our environments and animals. I believe it would spark a conversation about climate change and various animals around the world. I would recommend for everyone to watch it.

This title has:

Great messages

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