Parents' Guide to

Animal Academy

By Jenny Bristol, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Addictive sim pushes connecting to FB, in-app purchases.

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ANIMAL ACADEMY is oddly addictive in that players will want to build more of the school, creating new classrooms and experiencing new features. But there is very little challenge to the game. It's about keeping everything going and expanding the school to make room for new things. The app is mostly a waiting game, since players have to wait for classes to finish before starting the next one. Different classes take different amounts of time to be completed. For impatient players, the waiting can be skipped by spending coins or brownie points, discouraging kids to practice delayed gratification. Also, players will eventually run into limitations if the game isn't linked to Facebook or new brownie points aren't purchased.

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