Where's Waldo? (2019)

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Reboot of iconic puzzler teaches culture, problem solving.

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 4+

Fun Show for Kids

Overall a fun adventure show for younger kids. My daughter particularly loves the scenes where you can search for Waldo. The characters are refreshingly low in snark (Odlulu can have some attitude, but for a "bad guy" she's not too bad, and even frequently collaborates with Wenda and Waldo for the greater good). My one beef with the show is that, no matter where in the world Waldo and co. end up (Africa, China, South America, Scotland...) everyone sounds American. There's no attempt for characters from other countries to sound remotely authentic. It's a bit odd for a show that tries to include some educational material.
age 5+

A reboot that's worth watching

Whenever I see a reboot of a children's show, I usually don't like them as they mess up. However, this reboot turned out to be good, unlike other reboots which have been terrible i.e. Franklin and Friends, Bob the Builder (2015), The Magic School Bus Rides Again, and Babar & The Adventures of Badou. So I do recommend you to watch this reboot very much. My score = 80/100

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