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Lipa Theater: Story Maker

By Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Create and record stories in cute digital puppet theater.

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Is It Any Good?

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Kids take the lead in telling fantastical stories in this 21st-century version of a classic puppet show. Because the platform is digital, there are a few fun advantages: Kids can easily change the backdrop, add music, alter the weather, and have a big bag of props at their disposal. It's also fun that kids record their stories and so can keep a tangible record of what they've created. Being able to pause lets kids change the background and move things around before recording again. Though the characters don't represent every type of person, there's quite a diverse array, including varied skin color, eye shape, and female knights. The digital platform could allow for even more freedom, however. A "design your own" feature would be a nice addition, as would the ability to widen the music choices. Though kids can make multiple recordings for the same story if they need to, it can be frustrating that they also have only one minute in a single recording. While kids could be even more empowered with more creative freedom, overall this is a nice, easy-to-use platform for creating stories.

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