A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this app.
Ease of Play
The app gives basic directions for what to do on each page, though kids will also need to figure out some of the additional features on their own. The "Tips" option appears to just highlight where kids should tap to play with the app.
Products & Purchases
This app is a promotional piece for introducing the publisher's storybooks. It has functionality on its own, allowing kids to dress up characters and learn a few colors, but the pages are samples from other storybooks. The main screen also has a link to the publisher's other apps, tapping on each of which opens their iTunes store page.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Dress Up Fairy Tale Game - Learn Colors 6 in 1 - Princess - King - 3 Bears - Goldilocks - Warriors & Elves Games HD is an app that teaches a few basic colors to kids while they dress up characters from the books Goldilocks and the Three Bears and The Emperor's New Clothes, story apps by the same app publisher. Kids can interact with some of the background scenes, and email their creations to others. The app also has a large amount of advertising for the publisher's storybook apps.
Is It Any Good?
DRESS UP FAIRY TALE GAME - LEARN COLORS 6 IN 1 - PRINCESS - KING - 3 BEARS - GOLDILOCKS - WARRIORS & ELVES GAMES HD is a promotional piece that introduces the publisher's other storybook apps. It offers a look into the publisher's style of apps through a small amount of play and learning. Unless you are strongly considering purchasing the publisher's other apps, give this one a pass.
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