Parents' Guide to

The Adventures of Puss in Boots

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Nomadic dueler finds a home in comical, endearing series.

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age 10+

Based on 22 parent reviews

age 5+
It has great morals in dulcimers book. It’s very funny and I think there should be more seasons

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age 13+

My 10 year old is scarred.. three years after watching

We've watched the puss n boots movie as a family and all loved it. So when my kids started to watch the puss n boots series, I obviously had no issues with it. My daughter who is now 10 years old, watched the adventures of puss n boots 2-3 years ago on netflix. To this day, she still finds if difficult to fall asleep thinking about the episode where the "spider lady makes puss n boots fall asleep and sucks out his soul." Why in the world would Netflix think this is appropriate for children?! And rated PG? In the "Maturity rating" it says "Mild themes and violence". In comparison, my daughter watches "Teen Titans" with absolutely no issues, and the rating is also "PG" with "Mild animated violence". I definitely think that Netflix need to actually watch the shows they are putting on the kids section, and rerate it the adventures of puss n boots series "PG-13" and include "horror" in the rating information/description. I think every parent with younger kids who have been affected by this series should raise their concern with Netflix as I will be doing after this. In conclusion, I don't believe this series is suitable for children under 13.
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Is It Any Good?

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It was only a matter of time before this breakout star of the Shrek tales made the jump to a series like THE ADVENTURES OF PUSS IN BOOTS, particularly after proving himself a worthy leading man in his feature-length film. Much is made of Puss's nomadic lifestyle, which easily explains the new setting and surrounding characters, but it's also quite enjoyable to see him settle down and forge relationships with the myriad of quirky townsolk -- and kind-hearted Dulcinea in particular. There are still opportunities for quests of the day-trip variety, inviting encounters with all sorts and putting Puss's claims of legendary skills to the test, always with hilarious results.

The most notable change to Puss is the departure of Antonio Banderas' richly accented voice, but Bauza does a good job mimicking his predecessor's work so as to bridge the two performances and appease fans. Other than that, everything you've come to love about this endearing feline makes a triumphant return in this series: his abundant self-confidence, devotion to justice, weakness for string, love of leche, and, yes, pleading kitten eyes. This enjoyable series is sure to please fans of all ages, making it a great pick for families.

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