Parents' Guide to


By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Building cool stuff marred by focus on posts and purchases.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+

Best Learning App Ever!

It's an amazing app and you should try it!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This app has all the options needed to make visually interesting creations -- but there's also a lot of stuff to buy. New Assemblr users may need some time to master building, turning, and sizing the 3D creations proportionally to the real-life surroundings to make the AR look realistic. But once those skills are mastered, users can make some pretty impressive scenes. There's a big push on Assemblr to get users to buy stuff, as well as to connect with and follow other users, collaborate with others, and post their creations publicly. It's way too easy to find yourself out of coins and in need of a block to finish something or to have projects posted publicly without even realizing you've agreed to it. Watch how you're saving and posting, get the hang of the tool, and try not to spend too much on in-app purchases, and Assemblr could be a fun 3D/AR app experience.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
  • Subjects: Hobbies: building
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning: part-whole relationships, problem solving, spatial reasoning, Tech Skills: digital creation, using and applying technology
  • Pricing structure: Free (optional in-app purchases $3.99/$4.99)
  • Release date: March 17, 2018
  • Category: Education
  • Publisher: Octagon Studios
  • Version: 2.04
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 8.0 or later; Android 5.0 and up
  • Last updated: February 12, 2020

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