Littlest Pet Shop

 
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Pamper and play games with your virtual pets.

What parents need to know

Ease of play

The app is easy to use and the mini-games are relatively simple. They start on an easy level and progressively get more difficult as you play. The flaw is that all of the directions are written and never read out loud, so children must be confident readers to play or have an adult there to help.

Violence & scariness
Not applicable
Sexy stuff
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Language
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Consumerism

There is a link from the main menu to a list of other apps by the publisher and, from there, a link to their website.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking
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Privacy & safety
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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the Littlest Pet Shop app is similar to the full video games of the same name. Kids receive three pets - a dog, a rabbit, and a horse - that they can easily switch between. They are encouraged to feed, pet, dress, and play with their animals. The app has three mini-games: a clothing memory game, a frisbee toss, and a shape tracing game. Kids can also unlock new accessories for their pets. 

Is it any good?

QUALITY
 

LITTLEST PET SHOP is a playful app that will have special appeal for young girls who like to take care of virtual pets. The mini-games aren't anything extraordinary, but they're likely to entertain the target audience long enough to get some value from the app. If you have played other Littlest Pet Shop games, you'll find that this app stays true to the quality and game-style you've come to expect. It's a high quality app that does what it's supposed to and it's pretty cute along the way.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Price:$2.99
Release date:February 23, 2010
Category:Simulation Games
Publisher:Electronic Arts
Version:1.1
Minimum software requirements:OS 2.2.1

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Parent Written byDmm910@msn.com May 24, 2013
 

Avoid this App $$$$$$$

No Way! Our app in purchase is off- The app allows my son to purchase $1,200 of crap! Avoid like the plague! Apple was recently fined for this type of problem.
Kid, 4 years old August 2, 2013
 

Littlest pet shop review

LITTLEST PET SHOP is a fun and interactive game it makes kids from 7 & up they will love it like my 7 year old cousin her name is Tisah Tarifa Khan she always says '' this game is so fun and 3D all of the kids will love it''. But parents should know that children can purchase kibbles so children please let your parents know when you are out of kibbles ask your parents to buy it for you.
What other families should know
Too much consumerism
Kid, 8 years old November 11, 2012
 

not on the app store-anymore

uh oh,tthey got rid of it!

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