Parents' Guide to

Garfield - Living Large!

By Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Appeasing grumpy cat is fun, but expect in-app purchases.

App iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad Free to try Entertainment
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Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

The free version includes some of the toys, which are enough to make Garfield happy, but unlocking the grooming, feeding, photo-taking, and dressing-up packs, as well as more toys, requires an in-app purchase. Watching Garfield's responses when he gets what he wants is fun, but watching when he doesn't get what he wants is even more fun. The in-app purchase packs can get quite pricey, and, although all the interactions are fun to watch, they're not likely to amuse kids for very long after they've seen them once or twice. The overall message of giving someone anything they want just to make them happy is questionable. That, with the pricey in-app purchases and advertising, puts GARFIELD - LIVING LARGE! in the midrange on the grumpy-happy meter.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad
  • Pricing structure: Free to try (In-app purchases unlock different play packs, ranging from $2.99 to $4.99 to unlock one category (like food or toys) or $7.99 to unlock everything.)
  • Release date: May 10, 2014
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Topics: Book Characters , Cats, Dogs, and Mice
  • Publisher: Budge Studios
  • Version: 1.2
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 5.0 or later
  • Last updated: August 16, 2016

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