Handy Manny Workshop

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Christy Matte, Common Sense Media
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Quality app is sometimes challenging on a small screen.

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age 3+
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The parents' guide to what's in this app.

Ease of Play

All of the activities are simple to play, but they fare much better on a larger iPad screen. The "Find It" activity is especially difficult on the smaller screen, and it's hard to accurately color in the coloring pages.

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Consumerism

There are no external links, but the app is heavily branded with Disney and Handy Manny.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Handy Manny Workshop has five separate activities. The first is a video of the Handy Manny TV show opening with subtitles. There are also jigsaw puzzles, coloring pages, a matching game, and a search-and-find game. Each of the activities is age-appropriate, and some of them have multiple difficulty levels. Some of the activities are tricky on the smaller screen of an iPhone or iPod Touch and better suited for the iPad.

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Parent of a 3 year old Written bytracy jones January 5, 2011

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Is it any good?

HANDY MANNY WORKSHOP is a nicely designed app for preschoolers who are fans of the Playhouse Disney character. With a great mix of activities and multiple difficulty levels, this has good replay value. And although it's a high-quality app, there isn't much here that isn't available in other apps, so it is best geared toward kids who will be excited by the characters and branding.

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