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VeggieTales Presents: 3-2-1 Penguins!

By KJ Dell Antonia, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Penguins deliver heavy morals in a light way.

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age 6+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 4+

3-2-1 Penguins review by Logan Strohl

It's not Veggietales but it is really good and enjoyable too with great lessons in every episode your have a fun time learning great values from the creators of Veggietales some say it is a rip-off of The Penguins Of Madagascar well they are wrong because this came 5 years before The Penguins Of Madagascar were even a thing.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 7+

Wrong TV Rating

This is actually TV-Y7, not TV-Y.

This title has:

Great messages

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (5):

The journeys -- led by penguins Zidgel, Midgel, Fidgel, and Kevin -- are funny, and the episodes are unusually well done. The mandatory adult-appeal humor rarely sails over kids' heads, making this the rare show for very young viewers that can be enjoyed by parents and other grown-up caregivers as well.

That said, 3-2-1 Penguins is hardly subtle in the way it delivers a lesson at the end of each episode. And while the gentle humor of a planet full of vacuum cleaners or the bumbling penguins themselves will amuse a willing adult, it's not going to do much for kids over 6. Even sophisticated younger viewers may not stay interested while the main character delivers the applicable biblical verse, proverb, or old adage.

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