Cartoon Network App

App review by Patricia Monticello Kievlan, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Endless access to cartoons; watch out for ads, iffy content.

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 5 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 5+

Forces you to watch a shuffled list of shows

This app makes no sense, you start with icons of cartoons, no titles, you select the ones you recognize, then the app crashes. When it reloads it immediately starts playing one of your selected shows. AND YOU CANNOT STOP IT. It looks like the entire app is some sort of game, you are forced to watch the episodes they want you to watch, and once you do, then they might unlock other episodes. You cannot binge watch an entire series. I get it, some parents plop their kid in front of the tv so they can get stuff done, but for a cartoon loving adult, this app makes no sense! Plus it doesn't have the classic CN shows like Cow & Chicken, Johnny Bravo or Samurai Jack! I'll keep trying to fiddle with it...
age 9+

A good app with a few flaws

My eleven year old and nine year old love Cartoon Network. They love pretty much every show they air, but my eleven year old loves Adventure Time the most, and my nine year old loves OK K.O. the most. As for the app review, it seems to be good, but I had to connect the app to my TV provider (Comcast Xfinity), and that was pretty tedious. The content depends on the show, so I won’t go diving into that. The main issue with the app is that there are too many ad’s. There are no ad’s in the middle of shows, which is good, but they can have between 30 seconds to 1 minute of ad’s before the shows. One advantage would be it has episodes of shows before they release on television. The app is pretty decent. My kids like using it.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
Too much consumerism

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
  • Pricing structure: Free (Some shows require TV provider info.)
  • Release date: July 21, 2015
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Publisher: Cartoon Network
  • Version: 3.0.2
  • Minimum software requirements: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Requires Android 4.0 and up.
  • Last updated: February 12, 2019

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