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Discover all the foul facts about the Rotten Romans on audio, narrated by Terry Deary. Find out what Roman soldiers wore under their kilts and how ancient Britons got their hair nice and spikey. These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans.

©1994 Terry Deary & Martin Brown (P)2013 Scholastic UK

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GREAT

THIS IS AMAZING SO Good this is the best legit i love items great book

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  • CF
  • 04-22-16

Amazing

I listen to it at bedtime and I liked the history especially gory parts.
I like stories of the emperors

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  • Joanna Essen
  • 07-14-20

Perfectos 🤏

Rotten Romans is the best thing I ever heard of you should listen to it again and again because you will never hate it because it is the best book in the world and you will love it 🎒🎒🎒🎒🦊🦊🦊🦊🐥🐥🐥🐥🦎🦎🦎🦎🐬🐬🐬🐬☂️☂️☂️☂️🌸🌸🌸🌸 🙂.

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  • Jared Hamblin-Boone
  • 03-11-18

Good book

I loved this super amazing book I listened to this book a gazillion times I especially liked the gory and violent and joke's

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  • CS
  • 05-13-22

I think it was very very short.

Too short for my liking and a waste of a credit, I wish it had more facts in it.

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  • RW
  • 01-17-22

Overall bad value and disappointing content.

Firstly, this is a very expensive audio book considering it is only 1hr in length.
In their quest to make it very silly and cram the programme full of silly voices and cheesy jokes, they totally forgot to tell a story. There was no structure to the narrative and my 9 year old, who normally loves silly voices and silly jokes found it really hard to follow and understand the facts that were being presented.
I felt a lot of time was wasted on sections that really didn't work - like the sacred chicken section voiced by the chickens themselves. I had to stop the audio and explain what that was all about to my son who just couldn't make any sense of what he was hearing except for chickens talking in a silly Chicken voice.
I think it was a case of trying to hard to fit to the "horrible history" style and forgetting that they also need to tell a story.

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  • Sarah Meidlinger
  • 08-10-21

Horrible History : Rotten Romans

Wow I love the story great fun and funny. Easy to understand and really well read by the authors.

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  • Lisa
  • 02-01-21

Not a fact book

My daughter struggled to finish this and loves the HH books. This was just a cartoon acted out in audio.

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  • Mrs. R. Cianfaglione
  • 04-19-20

Good good book

You did very good 😁 and I liked all of it 😊 1,000 % :D

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  • Tristan Hardy
  • 02-05-20

A bit disappointed

I found this audio book disappointing in comparison to its actual literal book counterpart's.

Loved the actual books and would have expected them simply to be read on here for me... Maybe this engages the kids today? But for all the theatre I found it disengaging possiblity due to my experience of the books.

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  • NewMom
  • 04-26-19

Five stars.

This thing is so funny. Also, the quiz is the best part of the audio book.