Parents' Guide to

Astroblast Rocket Rush

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Preschool-friendly, fast-moving fun for fans of Sprout show.

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

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 13+

It look good

This title has:

Educational value
age 3+

Need upgrade for IOS 11

This is a great game for kids, based on a PBS show. Educational and very entertaining. Kids get interested in space and have fun at the same time. But now my grandkids can’t play cause it hasn’t been upgraded for IOS 11. When can we expect the upgrade? Kids really miss playing this game. Hope to hear from you.

This title has:

Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Astroblast Rocket Rush's cute characters, customizable spaceships, shiny energy orbs, and funny obstacles make it an all-systems-go choice for preschoolers, especially those who like the related Sprout show, Astroblast!. Little players can earn points without the worry of crashing their ships, a definite plus for kids new to games. At first, the app could be frustrating for some kids on the younger end of this app's age range because it takes a few tries to get the hang of how to move the spaceship, as well as how to move in and out of the game screen and onto the character-choosing and spaceship-decorating screens. There's a bit (but not a lot) of audio help. Once kids understand the basics, gameplay is easy.

The especially great thing about this app for preschoolers is that the game doesn't expect their hand or finger motions to be very precise to grab the energy orbs or fly the spaceship in any direction. For parents who are expecting the game to include lots of traditional educational content, this may disappoint. But for kids looking to zoom around galaxies with familiar characters for fun, this app can be a blast.

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