Glow Doodle

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Drawing app is simple but fun for younger kids.

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Ease of play

Only four touchscreen controls makes this app very easy to use. Our main beef is that the glow effect can't be applied selectively. Say you want to make your fish's scales glow but nothing else. To manage this you'd have to draw the scales first, apply glow, then draw the rest of the fish, an awkward sequence for most artists, to say the least. Also, "undo" won't erase the glow, only the original line. While this makes for an interesting effect all its own, it doesn't achieve a complete erasure.

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Glow Doodle is a great little drawing app that will keep kids entertained for hours. Preschoolers will love the amazing glow effect they can add to their doodles.

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Glow Doodle is the Lite-Brite of iPhone apps. Use your finger to draw on the dark screen, tap "Glow," and the drawing lights up like a neon sign. That's all kids need to create amazing pictures they can proudly save to the photo album and email to friends.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Price:$0.99
Release date:February 27, 2010
Category:Kids Games
Publisher:Cross-Discipline Technology Limited
Version:1.1.

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Kid, 9 years old March 25, 2012
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fun!

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Teen, 14 years old Written bypinktea4 March 12, 2012
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Awesome and FREE

This is a really good game it is simple and easy and looks really cool I got this for free!

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