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By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Absorbing addition puzzle game ramps up challenge fast.

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This app's pretty design and relaxing music make the puzzles feel less academic than traditional sudoku puzzles. Hexologic has a way of sucking players in with the first few easy levels. Before you know it, your brain is feeling challenged -- in good ways. One caveat: The level of difficulty on Hexologic's puzzles increases quickly, so be ready to help younger kids as they progress. With some gentle prompting and a few additions of your own, most kids familiar with basic addition will likely be able to work through at least some of the more complex puzzles (but probably not all). Older kids may find this "easy" game suddenly becoming challenging and -- with greater challenge -- even more fun.  

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android
  • Subjects: Math : addition
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning : part-whole relationships, solving puzzles, thinking critically
  • Pricing structure: Paid
  • Release date: May 29, 2018
  • Category: Puzzle Games
  • Publisher: MythicOwl
  • Version: 1.1
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 7.0 or later; Android varies with device
  • Last updated: August 17, 2020

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