A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
Educational animated series: Vocabulary and facts, relevant to the animals featured in each mystery, are shared throughout the episode. At the end of each show, a "fact file" teaches viewers more information using real photos of animals. This segment explains how the show's storyline mimics the animals' real-life behavior. Also shares facts about detective equipment.
Standout themes of teamwork, friendship, problem-solving, helpfulness. Organization of clues and leadership often help save the day. Touches on concept of animal kingdom and how different species work together.
Positive Role Models
Sam and Kit strive to help each other and their fellow animals. Their mission is to protect the diverse population in various habitats around the world.
Showcases a diverse group of animals. All the characters are different species of various colors, shapes, sizes, and abilities. Racially diverse voice cast.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that The Creature Cases is a fun, educational animated series from the people who created Octonauts. It follows the adventures of an investigative pair as they solve animal mysteries. The show introduces several facts about animals and scientific gadgets and introduces real photos to help reinforce learning for young viewers. While clashes between animal species are sometimes described, it typically happens off-screen, as the show doesn't have any violence.
Is It Any Good?
This funny and diverse series shares animal facts with a young audience while also demonstrating the importance of teamwork. The Creature Cases' storylines and animation style create a pleasant and dynamic viewing experience for young children and their families. A great show for animal enthusiasts and for those who have more to learn, it does an outstanding job of balancing learning with entertainment.
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