The Magic School Bus

TV review by Sarah Wenk, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

A fun, frantic, and educational ride for kids.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 31 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 31 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

If you don't mind being bombarded by Disney propaganda, go ahead and watch it.

age 6+
Very educational The older versions is better as it contains more subjects for kids

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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