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Don't Let The Pigeon Run This App!

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

More than a storybook, app lets kids help craft the tales.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (4 ):

DON'T LET THE PIGEON RUN THIS APP! feels like the perfect way to go in adapting Mo Willems's Pigeon character for the app world. Rather than simply turn one of the Pigeon books into an app, the developers chose to let kids help craft their own Pigeon stories. It's wonderful that the app gives you the ability to either take the multiple-choice route or to let your imagination run free -- or just sit and watch a randomly generated story if you want. The animation and voice-acting (by Willems) are pretty great. And the bonus lesson on how to draw the Pigeon is remarkably good; you will really be able to draw that pigeon!

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad
  • Release date: October 27, 2011
  • Category: Books
  • Publisher: Disney
  • Version: 1.0
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.1.3 or later
  • Last updated: August 22, 2016

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