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Baby Monkey (Going Backwards on a Pig)

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Decent platforming game that came from a viral YouTube hit.

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Cutest Game Ever

I used to play this when I rode the school bus home on the iPod touch that came out and it was too much fun! Please bring this game back, everyone would love it!!

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You have to approach Baby Monkey (Going Backwards on a Pig) with your tongue firmly in your cheek. Based on the YouTube hit video and featuring the catchy can't-get-it-out-of-your-head-no-matter-how-hard-you-try song by Parry Gripp, it weaves in plenty of other Gripp's YouTube creations (like Nom Nom Hamsters and Space Unicorns). It's cheesy and fully embraces its ridiculousness. 

The real joke is the game isn't a bad one. It's a standard platform jumper and suffers from a lack of variety (you constantly have either the pig, monkey, or both jumping to grab bananas). The controls are a little complicated, though, and the game isn't very forgiving of mistakes, yanking away the multiplier that boosts scores when you miss a single banana. And all the while, you'll be listening to the semi-annoying, but catchier than it has any right to be Baby Monkey song, which you'll carry with you long after you stop playing the game. 

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