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By Ashley Moulton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Fun historical adventure series; suspense and mild scares.

TV Max Drama 2022
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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 7+

Great family show

Our family hasn't yet finished the series but our 7 year old son LOVES it and begs to watch it. My husband and I like that it is family friendly without being totally annoying for the parents to watch. We really enjoy it.
age 8+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (4 ):

There's a lot to like about this clever series, which mixes a strong hero and interesting supporting characters with two historical periods: ancient Egypt and Edwardian London. Kids into magical fantasies à la Harry Potter will enjoy these fun adventures. The series feels reminiscent of the early Harry Potter movies, with some moments of suspense but villains and special effects that are sufficiently cheesy to make everything feel a bit less threatening. Theodosia is a fabulous character: She is smart and competent and doesn't apologize for either. If she has one fault, it's that she's almost too perfect and therefore may be less relatable to kids. The writing and world-building is less complex than in some other fantasy series, which makes Theodosia less compelling for adults and whole-family viewing. But for kids who can handle some scares, Theodosia is an entertaining fantasy world that parents can feel good about their kids getting sucked into.

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