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By Carla Thornton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Whimsical app makes real balloon animals for tots.

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age 2+

A Sure Hit for Young Kids

I was skeptical about this one, but after reading several positive reviews I bought it for my kids. They love it - it is simple, fun, and good for a few laughs. The balloons themselves are quite beautiful.

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  • Personal information is not sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is not shared for third-party marketing.
  • Personalised advertising is not displayed.
  • Data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
  • Unclear whether this product uses a user's information to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
  • Unclear whether this product creates and uses data profiles for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (1 ):

This darling app lets kids make their own extremely realistic 3D balloon animals. Blow into the iPhone's microphone to fill a balloon with air, then shake the phone to construct. Up pops a beautifully rendered T-Rex, dog, crab, snake, unicorn, fish or kangaroo. The tricks the animals perform when petted are just as amazing as their construction - the T-Rex roars and stomps his foot, a joey hops in and out of the mama kangaroo's pouch. Balloon squeak sound effects add to the realism.

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