LEGO Photo

App review by
Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media
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App turns your photos into pixelly, block-like images.

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age 5+
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A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this app.

Ease of Play

As long as you can snap a photo (or have photos accessible in your device's library), you can operate the app.

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Consumerism

The LEGO brand name and logo is featured in the app.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that LEGO Photo is a free app that turns your photos into a 2-dimensional LEGO picture. But the effect is not always very exciting. Does it help promote the LEGO brand? You betcha. This app is a good way to talk to your kids about how brands market to you.

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Kid, 9 years old August 13, 2011

ok

Try using a logo on it. Its fine scale of one and ten 5
Kid, 9 years old January 3, 2011
it is easy to build and fun. you can make almost any thing you want. get some asap

Is it any good?

We hate to quibble about free apps, but LEGO PHOTO sounds a lot more exciting than it actually is. When you turn a pic -- either something from your photo library or a brand new pic you take through the app -- into a "LEGO" image, all you really get is the picture turned into differently shaded, colored blocks. That these LEGO portraits are 2-dimensional mosaics is not the real complaint -- it's that they don't really look like LEGO blocks. Nor do the pixelated pics really look very good. Sometimes you get one for which the effect is pretty cool, but often you get one that's just hard to make out.

App details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Price: Free
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: February 3, 2010
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Version: 1.2
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.0 or later

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