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Encantos - Play, Learn, Grow

By Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Stories with early learning themes highlight diversity.

App iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad Free to try Education
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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+


It’s just a shameless app trying to ride the coattails of Encanto.

Is It Any Good?

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It's great to see a rich collection of strong story-based content make a clear effort to emphasize diversity. Encantos - Play, Learn, Grow relies on storytelling to teach valuable lessons ranging from mindfulness and emotional regulation to problem solving and math. Some videos and stories -- such as the Tiny Travelers collection -- are purposeful in highlighting different cultures and creating a global understanding. But the majority of content focuses on general early learning themes that also happen to feature varied voices and characters -- and do so in two languages. Overall the quality of the graphics, storytelling, and educational content is high. Encantos - Play, Learn, Grow isn't as strong, however, in its collection of interactive games, which makes the app mostly a library of content to passively consume. It should also be noted that although the target audience is young, the stories don't have a read-to-me option. So, pre-readers will have trouble engaging with all the content on their own.

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