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By Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Learn letters and words through amazing animations.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 2+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 2+

Frustrating for my 3 yr old

I like this app in terms of content, but my son has a hard time figuring out what he needs to do in order to move on to the next animation/letter. There are usually several animations for each letter, which is nice because it exposes the child to a few words for each letter, but you have to tap on the screen in order to make the pictures move and it is hard to know what you are supposed to do.
age 2+

Pretty app

I thought the graphics were great. My only disappointment is that, at the end of the alphabet, it just repeated. There were no new words or graphics. The word selection was very limited and missed so many opportunities.

Privacy Rating Fail

This product does not have a sufficient privacy policy.

  • Unclear whether personal information is sold or rented to third parties.
  • Unclear whether personal information are shared for third-party marketing.
  • Unclear whether this product displays personalised advertising.
  • Unclear whether data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
  • Unclear whether this product uses a user's information to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
  • Unclear whether this product creates and uses data profiles for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (4 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Many apps out there present letters and show objects and actions that start with that letter. However, with stunning, quirky graphics, mesmerizing animations, and silly interactions, METAMORPHABET covers really basic material in ways that will captivate kids and grown-ups alike. Kids will love the interactive elements, and play is super easy, full of free exploration. Kids start with the letter A and cannot choose letters at random, though they can go back to choose letters they've already done. This makes the game feel like a purposeful journey through a magical world of letters rather than an aimless and scattered game. That said, some of the word choices -- such as "amble" and "daydream" -- aren't quite right for little kids but might extend the app's appeal to kids beyond learning the alphabet. Others introduce more complicated letter sounds, such as "knight," which starts with the letter K but sounds like it starts with the letter N. This may prove confusing for younger kids, though it could be potentially interesting for older kids, which could extend its shelf life on your device. Discovering the complexities of each animation and experiencing delight each time you do really sets this alphabet app apart.

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