Parents' Guide to

Ocarina

By Carla Thornton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Blowing into a mic makes music but takes practice.

App iPhone , iPad Music
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Ocarina is one of those iPhone apps that sounds crazy. But it works and it's magic. When fingers touch different spots indicated on the screen, the iPhone emits sweet flutelike tones. Sheet music for a wide variety of familiar songs is available. Unfortunately, you can't record your performance, only save a link to the developer's website. Brag e-mails direct family and friends to listen at the site.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPad
  • Release date: March 23, 2010
  • Category: Music
  • Publisher: Smule
  • Version: 1.3.3
  • Last updated: August 23, 2016

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