Parents' Guide to

Toca Life: Hospital

By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Cool, open-ended virtual hospital best with adult guidance.

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Is It Any Good?

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There are so many rooms and objects to explore in this virtual hospital that younger kids may actually be overwhelmed. Toca Life: Hospital is fun, silly, and overloaded with detail. Kids who are awaiting a new baby in their life may appreciate acting out their excitement and nervousness in the hospital nursery. Other kids may want to reenact a visit to a grandparent or sick relative or prepare for a hospital stay of their own. Parents may want to walk through the app with younger kids early on to give them a basic overview of the various rooms, but really little ones will just enjoy tapping and dragging things around. The ability to record video adds some incentive to create stories of their own, and they'll be delighted to see the replay of their own animated tales. There are some quirks with picking up tiny objects and some mysterious objects that aren't exactly clear, but no one will care if the realism is stretched a bit in the name of creativity. Despite some shortcomings, this one is a great value and bound to provide hours of quality playtime for kids of all ages.

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