Parents' Guide to

The Kicks

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Book-inspired series scores with excellent tween role model.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 6+

Love this

This is up great it teaches about friendship it is good for soccer players I totally recommend this for all girls

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 4+

Fantastic family series!!!

While the main character is a girl I have two boys 8 and 9 and they loved the series. I loved that they enjoyed it, there were good family values, good role models for them. There are so many shows out there emphasizing the cool kids and edgy stuff that I don't need them hearing or seeing. This was a breath of fresh air in terms of tv. I have recommended to several friends and look forward to future seasons!!!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7):
Kids say (10):

Inspired by a book series by soccer star Alex Morgan (who plays a role in the story herself), this engaging show has fantastic themes for kids, whether they're aspiring soccer stars themselves or not. Devin is instantly appealing, being self-confident and goal-oriented (no pun intended) but also introspective and realistically uncertain at times. Even better, she's supported by parents who don't try to shield her from life's struggles. Instead they encourage her to face them, learn from them, and ultimately succeed through her merits.

Young athletes also will benefit from how this show presents competition and team dynamics. The Kicks don't go from Bad News Bears status to league champs overnight, but they make small strides each time they take the field together, reminding kids of the value of hard work and dedication.

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