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Budge World - Kids Games, Creativity and Learning

By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Mixed bag of mini-games spans ages, lacks settings.

App iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad Free to try Kids' Games
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Based on 2 parent reviews

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it has all my favorite games

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

There are enough options in this diverse mini-game collection to appeal to just about any kid, but its relatively simple content and lack of parent controls make it only OK. With so many favorite characters and choices, the challenge is really that it feels spread a bit too thin. Will a child who loves sorting passengers by color with Thomas equally enjoy shooting Miss Hollywood through a cannon at a target? Likewise, will a kid who thinks counting with Caillou is fun also enjoy choosing an outfit for a Monster High character? Hard to say. But Budge has created a proper sandbox space where kids can play what they want without parents being nickeled and dimed for each item. Sure, the subscription fee isn't trivial -- an annual subscription costs about the same as an app a month and requires paying for the entire year in advance -- but there's no advertising or in-app purchases once you're subscribed. A better parent dashboard that allows grown-ups to pick and choose which character experiences are age-appropriate would help for younger ones. While there's nothing earth-shattering about the games, it will entertain little kids for quite a long time and may lightly reinforce some early elementary skills at the same time.

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