Parents' Guide to

The Zula Patrol

By Deirdre Sheppard, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Engaging sci-fi cartoon for preschoolers.

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Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 4+


age 2+

Why does everyone like this?

This is stupid. Well, first off the CGI is creepy, the characters are boring, the theme song is annoying, and I HATE this show and everything about it. Truly an awful show to endure, stay far away.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8):
Kids say (6):

For the most part, Zula explains itself clearly, meaning parents don't have to be on hand to talk young viewers through each episode. The only point that might need clarification amid all of the science facts is that Zula and its alien citizens are fictional.

Kids will like that Zula Patrol doesn't have a slow-talking narrator stating the obvious and treating viewers like babies. Plus, the show's educational aspects are subtly nestled in the broader storyline and emerge through character dialogue. Thanks to those two elements, younger kids will feel like "big kids" while watching the show ... but still learn something! Overall, The Zula Patrol successfully mixes entertainment and education -- with impressive computer animation to boot.

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