Shark School

DVD Release: July 2, 2019
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Synopsis

Two young fish love to attend fish school each and every day! They learn along with their beloved teacher, Alba, who shows them the way. They fill their days with facts and fun, and ask tons of questions before their day is done! Lily and Kiki, they’ve sure got it right—gobbling knowledge like fish food in their super-fun fish class from morning ’til night! Fish School is a fun and educational experience for kids of all ages!

Dove Review

Who is that swimming in the deep blue sea? It is a Beluga whale looking at me! Shark School is a fun animated introduction to the fascinating creatures that live under the sea. Kiddos will learn about lobsters, octopi, pufferfish, shrimp, dolphins, seals and many other colorful characters that rely on the sea. The friendly teacher, Alba, instructs her students about what the sea creatures eat, how they grow, and other interesting traits and facts that are unique to each species. As Alba teaches in memorable poems, clips and photos of real sea creatures play across the screen to illustrate Alba’s rhymes. Milo and Bella ask lots of questions and love to learn more about the world they live in.

Though Shark School is a simple show that is meant for younger children, it doesn’t skimp on the facts and new vocabulary about the sea and what lives in it. Alba is always careful to mention sea animals’ defense mechanisms—like how jellyfish have a painful sting—and warns her students not to touch them. Other facts are also interesting, like how some species of sea turtles can’t retract their neck into their shell making them more vulnerable to predators. In less than an hour, Shark School shows kids a colorful new world under the sea that is sure to stir their imaginations.

Shark School is Dove-Approved for All Ages.

The Dove Take

Curious youngsters will enjoy this simple animated film that is full of interesting facts about ocean creatures.

Content Description

Faith: None
Integrity: Milo and Bella (the two animated fish students) love to learn and ask great questions about the world they live in. Alba, (the shark/teacher) is knowledgeable, enthusiastic and encouraging.
Sex: Alba briefly mentions the breeding habits of a number of creatures but does not go into any detail.
Language: Milo says “Good Golly.”
Violence: Alba teaches about how and what the sea creatures eat. Milo makes a reference about Bella being a potential meal for an eel.
Drugs: None
Nudity: None
Other: When teaching about Koi fish, Alba mentions that some people think they bring good luck. Milo mentions that jellyfish look like ghosts and makes spooky ghost noises.

Info

Company: WowNow Entertainment
Director: Tim Martin
Genre: Children
Runtime: 60 min.
Reviewer: Sam K.