Keep in mind that this is two years old, but…
…it’s actually kind of funny, if only because Dora the Explorer WILL EAT YOUR MIND AND YOUR SOUL if you let it.
So the normal “destroying a childhood icon” argument against doesn’t really work; I would cheerfully deconstruct this one myself. With a bucket of gasoline and a Zippo, if that’s what it took.
PS: It’s not that I hate the show, per se: it’s that it’s really hard to banish from my head, once it’s in there.