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Disney Buddies: ABCs

By Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Disney friends, simple games introduce alphabet.

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Kid-friendly graphics and clever mini-activities combine with beloved Disney characters to gently present the fun side of learning the alphabet. Just as the original, non Disney-fied AlphaTots Alphabet presents a playful way to explore letters, this is also simple and engaging. It's best for kids and families who love everything Disney, because kids will see characters from movies as varied as Beauty and the Beast to Big Hero, though kids just learning their letters may not know the characters yet. One significant downside is that the app is somewhat of a one-trick pony in that activities are short, and once kids complete the alphabet, they simply repeat the same things over and over. It's nice that target words are often verbs rather than nouns, but -- especially for younger kids -- it would be nice to see more emphasis on those target words, as kids can easily be confused about which word is the one that begins with the featured letter.

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