Parents' Guide to

Goosed Up Rhymes HD

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Hilarious, irreverent, interactive spin on fave tales.

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age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+

So much fun!

I love this app, and my daughter does too! We have read it and played it over and over and we still laugh every time we play the Whack-A-Mole game in 3 Blind Mice - I have let our 2 yr old neighbor play it, too so don't think they have to be able to read to enjoy this - since Mother Goose reads each Nursery Rhyme to you they can enjoy the stories just like the big kids!

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

The developers behind GOOSED UP RHYMES have a wickedly subversive sense of humor, and it makes reading (or rather, watching) these classic nursery rhymes fresh and fun again. Many of the hidden interactive animations are either hilariously clever or just flat-out absurd enough to elicit a laugh. There's an acorn hunt that stretches across all the stories, as you help a comical squirrel relocate the nuts he hid and forgot about, and a handful of other story-related mini-games that make for nice embellishments upon the rhymes. The old-lady-bopping game in the "Three Blind Mice" story stands out as being particularly harsh, though, in an app that would otherwise appeal very nicely to preschoolers.

App Details

  • Device: iPad
  • Release date: April 4, 2011
  • Category: Books
  • Publisher: Brain Freeze Entertainment
  • Version: 1.02
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.2 or later
  • Last updated: August 22, 2016

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