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By Diondra K. Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Chaotic adventures of boy and his hybrid-animal best bud.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 2+

Sharkdog #1

My little grandsons love Sharkdog. We just wish it had more episodes.
age 5+

Horrible show for kids. Lying, talking back, cheating...

The main character lies to his parents every episode, he talks back to his parents and uses words like "dumb" if he doesn't want to do something, and he uses his 'dog' to help him get out of situations. In one episode, the shark dog helps the main character, Max, to cheat in a race, and it's never remedied to show that it wasn't right. If your child wants to watch this, I'd encourage you to sit down with them and watch this show together so you can parent/teach while the episodes play out. There is zero educational value.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (1 ):

This animated series provides viewers with adventure-packed and funny storylines. Sharkdog has a big presence on-screen, with it's intriguing animation style, bright colors, and fast-paced soundtrack. Sharkdog is not based in academic curriculum, with the exception of problem-solving skills, and the premise of the show revolves around the main character keeping a big secret from his parents. The series is a fun way for kids to be entertained by adventures, and it includes some diverse characters.

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