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Once Upon a Potty: Boy

By Jenny Bristol, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Popular toddler potty-training book becomes interactive.

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age 7+

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age 7+

Not a feel good film

This movie had a U rating so I watched with my four year old. He thought it was too sad and scary at points. I think it’s should be a PG film.

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ONCE UPON A POTTY: BOY only offers slightly more functionality than the printed book itself. Tapping on a word doesn't individually highlight and read it; the tapping causes the passage to be re-read in its entirety. Tapping on images on the pages identifies the images out loud, but no corresponding written word appears so that kids can connect them. On Autoplay or Read to Me, words are highlighted as they are very slowly read, but the way the app highlights more than one word at once can be confusing to new readers. The book may be less helpful for kids whose families use different terms for the relevant body parts and bodily functions.

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