Parents' Guide to

Cover Orange HD

By Erin Bell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Colorful puzzle game offers physics-based fun.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 9+

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This title has:

Great messages
Easy to play/use
age 6+

Great for all ages!

The only thing that is a little disturbing is the shriveling oranges. But they come back to life in two seconds and you get another shot to keep them safe. Everyone in our home has become addicted to this game--ages 36, 34, 20 (our nephew) and 6. We were shocked at how our six year old was able to figure out so many of the puzzles!

This title has:

Too much violence
Educational value

Privacy Rating Warning

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

Is It Any Good?

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

COVER ORANGE HD uses concepts like inertia and gravity to create phenomenal physics puzzles couched in a cute and inviting package. Players have a limited number of shapes (rectangles, triangles, circles) to drop into the scene to completely cover one or more oranges. This might involve nudging the oranges themselves so they roll somewhere, manipulating bombs or levers, or making strategic use of ramps and moving platforms. After all the shapes have been dropped, a storm cloud passes overhead raining down hail. The level is won if none of the hail touches the oranges.

Typically there's only one way to complete each level, but the solutions are so ingenious that they're a joy to discover. Just don't get too attached to the little orange guys because they will die frequently as you feel your way through the game. At 380 levels and counting -- and none of them filler -- Cover Orange HD is a fantastic choice for fans of Angry Birds and other physics-based puzzle games.

App Details

  • Device: iPad
  • Subjects: Science : gravity, momentum, motion
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning : decision-making, prediction, strategy
  • Release date: September 26, 2012
  • Category: Puzzle Games
  • Publisher: FDG Entertainment
  • Version: 2.5
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.2 or later
  • Last updated: August 22, 2016

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