Parents' Guide to

Barbie I Can Be

By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Toy doll app looks good but stifles creativity.

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BARBIE I CAN BE is a high-quality app in terms of graphics and game mechanics. Unfortunately, it sends a message contrary to what the title suggests; none of the activities included are all that aspirational. Even the "pet vet" sets the bar low. You'll brush the dog, spritz the dog (with what appears to be a perfume bottle), and then apply cute bandages, Elizabethan collar, sparkly eye patch, and some puppies (Mama Dog was apparently seriously injured and pregnant). And, since you're not supposed to deviate from the plan on any of the levels, the replay value isn't all that high. The outcome is supposed to be exactly the same each time you play. Will your little girl enjoy this? Most likely. So, if you don't have any issues with the content, you might want to download. After all, it's free and mildly entertaining for young kids.

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