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Sammy's Story Shop

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Anthology series animates classic books for preschoolers.

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What's not to like about a series that turns the pages of classic children's stories into animation? As it turns out, not much. Sammy's Story Shop is like a dressed-up trip to library story time, and its effect on viewers is much the same in how it plants the desire to dive into reading. This is great news for parents, who can use the show to encourage kids' interest in family story time at home.

Of course, the books are only part of the picture in Sammy's Story Shop. In between them, visits to Sammy's place touch on sibling relationships and make the connection between creativity and story-telling as the characters mix ingredients like adventure and excitement in a magic pan that generates each new tale.

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