Parents' Guide to

Tiny Creatures

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Fun small animal stories feature harrowing moments.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 3+

Each episode reminds me of a delightful children's story book

age 5+

Fun and creative!

If you research the show, you'll find that the animals were well-treated and never in harm's way. This show is exciting, with obviously made-up stories as a creative way to showcase living conditions for animals in different environments. My daughter thought it was great, and I found it fun. Possibly would be a bit intense or scary for kids under 5, so if you're on the fence about letting your littles watch, you may want to give it a sneak preview by yourself first. For older kids, it's a fantastic opportunity to discuss creative filmmaking and how they accomplished the shots with multiple animals. It's fun to try and figure out the movie magic they used to shoot the "danger" scenes.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Each episode of this fun, but dramatic, docuseries offers a scripted, and sometimes anthropomorphizing, story about small animals' heroic adventures out in the wild. Each tale contains some lighthearted moments, but watching the animals' efforts to escape predators (and sometimes harmful humans) can be nerve-wracking thanks to the dramatic voice-over and use of slow-motion video. Nonetheless, there are lots of lovely and interesting images here, and Tiny Creatures will amuse those looking for more entertaining animal stories.

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