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By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Fun, game-based music instruction best with background.

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age 5+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 5+
age 6+

Not understanding

What activity is needed when the kids are all standing around....then a keyboard pops up at the bottom but only makes a clicking on an instrument nothing on a kid and he is is in the "spotlight"?...I know you say this is intuitive but this one we can't figure out/ there help out there to answer our questions?

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (3 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

With this cool music app, you start out trying to identify whether you're listening to a harp or a guitar and then suddenly you find yourself playing "Greensleeves" on a piano. Mussila sneaks up on you with a progressive musical education. It's fun and kind of silly and weirdly addictive. Kids will do best if they have a very basic understanding of different musical instruments and notes (i.e., a whole note vs. a rest); otherwise, they'll need a bit more patience getting started. It would be helpful to have an in-game glossary of instruments and notes so that kids could not only pair the picture of a marimba with marimba music, but also be able to name the instrument. That's really the biggest complaint, however. Though this clever app won't replace music lessons, it's an engaging way to support them.

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