Pinky Dinky Doo

TV review by Larisa Wiseman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 3+

Delightful cartoon celebrates art of storytelling.

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 18+

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age 3+

One of my favorites

This show is great. It teaches imaginative storytelling. The interactive game segments engage kids to build reading comprehension skills - to remember the sequence of events in Pinky's story, to choose an appropriate title for the story, etc. Each episode highlights a vocabulary word which they define and use throughout the show. It features a smart, creative, and resourceful girl as the lead character. It's also one of the few shows that features urbanism, such that they live in an apartment building in a dense city. It's funny, the animation is cute, and it's appropriately paced and edited for young kids. Highly recommended.

This title has:

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