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Paint Sparkles Draw - my first colors HD !

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Magical effects are a fun twist, but beware in-app buys.

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PAINT SPARKLES DRAW - MY FIRST COLORS HD! would be a very standard coloring book app if not for the "magic wand" special effects. As you draw, your finger appears to release an array of glittering sparkles and emits a twinkling sound effect reminiscent of a cartoon wizard or fairy casting a spell. These may just be little bells and whistles, but you have to admit -- they're pretty cool. And they make the creative experience a whole lot more fun for kids.

Most kids may never need more than what comes with the free app, as you can endlessly draw and save your own pictures on the blank slate provided. Alas, the locked-up extra content, which you have to pay for separately, is sitting out there in the open for kids to see and covet. If you're going to spend any money on the app, though, might as well buy the "full unlock" for $3.99, because it would cost you over $10 to get all the picture packs individually.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Subjects: Arts: drawing, painting
  • Skills: Creativity: imagination, making new creations
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: September 1, 2012
  • Category: Education
  • Publisher: Kids Games Club
  • Version: 5.0
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 4.3 or later
  • Last updated: August 22, 2016

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