Parents' Guide to

Garden Guardian by Polished Play

By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Personalized ebook features butterflies, fairies, and you!

App iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad Paid Books
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Kids will love taking the pictures with each facial expression and then seeing their face starring in the story. Garden Guardian by Polished Play is a cute story with a really fun personalized twist. Whereas some ebooks let you put your face in the action, very few incorporate multiple shots so that the characters actually look like they're reacting to what's happening. The results are often hilarious for kids, so they may want to read it again and again after adding more pictures. Also, for kids who struggle with emotions, it can be a great way to practice identifying and mirroring feelings. On the downside, the story is wordy and the font on each page is small for a kids' story. Some pages have very little interactivity, while others have significantly more but no prompts to help you start. In the end, though, it's a fun way for kids to personalize a story and learn a bit along the way.

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