Parents' Guide to

Cartoon Network App

By Patricia Monticello Kievlan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

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

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Personal information is not sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is not shared for third-party marketing.
  • Personalised advertising is displayed.
  • Data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
  • User's information is used to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
  • Unclear whether this product creates and uses data profiles for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (2 ):

Kids who love Cartoon Network will be in heaven -- especially if you connect the app with your cable provider -- but the ads, iffy stuff, and lack of parent settings lessen the appeal. Being able to customize a mix is especially nice: If you find you don't like a show as much as you originally thought, it's easy to banish is permanently from your playlist. It's also easy to browse videos and clips, but it would be even better if there were better features for tagging videos to save them for later viewing.

Note that some of these shows have serious gross-out factors, while others are loaded with innuendo, and there aren't any parental controls: This app is designed to let users roam free through Cartoon Network's shows, so there's no good way to make some shows off-limits. If all these shows are fair game in your family, this can be great, but it's worth talking about which shows are OK and how long it's OK to watch them. There also are a remarkable number of ads here -- perhaps more than on traditional TV.

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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