The Barbapapas are creatures that can change their form, and those are the adventures is this unusual family in his struggle to find his place in the planet while helping other people and animals
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The Barbapapas are creatures that can change their form, and those are the adventures is this unusual family in his struggle to find his place in the planet while helping other people and animals

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1973 (France) See more »

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Followed by Barbapapa autour du monde (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Beste Vriendjes van Beestjes
Music by Joop Stokkermans
Lyrics by Harrie Geelen
Performed by Leen Jongewaard and Het Televisiekinderkoor o.l.v. Henk van der Velde
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Very good cartoon series for small ones.
13 July 2016 | by dervishmadwhirlerSee all my reviews

The series Barbapapa (or "Les Barbapapa" in French)was one of my favorites when I was a small kid (in '73 I was 5).

The idea of a pink blob character and his colourful family who can morph into anything they wanted is very attractive for small children. The stories are simple and funny; little adventures where the transformations of the Barbapapas come in handy for all sorts of heroic and less heroic purposes. The series is quite calm and innocent, not crazy and hyperactive like most modern children's cartoons seem to need to be for some reason. The adventures all usually have a few simple basic moral lessons in them, without being condescending, patronising or irritating. The animations are nice and basic, and for that time quite fluid.

A good and wholesome series for kids from toddler-hood to about 9 years old, or possibly even very early teens.


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