The Busy World of Richard Scarry

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

age 3+

Friendly book characters teach kids about cooperation.

Parents say

age 3+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 3+

Enjoyable for Kids AND Adults

I found this show on Tubi while trying to find something new for my little to watch. I missed watching this show when I was a kid, so I decide to watch it with him--we were both hooked since the first episode! This show has SUBSTANCE. The Busy World of Richard Scarry has great story lines and messages for kids presented through interesting characters. The show also has great songs and a fun introduction to other countries as well as periods in history. It's opened up a lot of discussion for my son, he's learned so much. The show has some era-based things from when it was first aired (The Cat Family owns a record player), but this also has enabled more learning for my son. The art style is beautiful, the animation is smooth, and the voice acting is fantastic. In comparing it to Hurray for Huckle (Busytown Mysteries), The Busy World of Richard Scarry blows the new show out of the water (which could not keep my attention and my son only watched half of an episode). I highly recommend The Busy World of Richard Scarry for any family!

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