Create a Car

App review by
Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media
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Build wacky cars ... but with no place to drive them.

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age 4+
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The controls work rather well and are pretty simple to learn.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Create a Car is an app that will let kids choose from a collection of imaginative vehicle parts to create their own fantasy cars. The cars can be saved to a virtual garage and visited whenever you want. In the garage, kids can "start" their cars, which kicks the vehicle's various parts into animation. The cars don't actually go anywhere, though. Several children can each have their own separate "garage."

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Parent of a 8 year old Written byOnlytoohappy_mum September 13, 2013

Kids who like cars can imagine wacky vehicles - fab!

My car-mad son loves creating his own fantasy vehicles using drag and drop. He can then make them 'start up' and rev within the confines of his garage... Continue reading

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Is it any good?

CREATE A CAR allows kids to stretch their definition of what a "car" is with some very imaginative parts and accessories to choose from, like fins, wings, jet engines, fishing poles, and time travel devices. The app definitely allows for lots of creativity. There can be some frustration in finding that certain parts, in the way they are drawn, don't really fit together well, and it seems like a flaw that wheels can only be placed outside the car's body. It would also have been really nice to have someplace for your vehicles to actually drive -- even a simple one-lane road -- but seeing your car spin its wheels inside the garage is the best you get. Still, creative kids can have a lot of fun mixing and matching these parts and pieces. It's certainly a decent app for the dollar.

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