Parents' Guide to

Pat the Bunny

By Jenny Bristol, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Innovative update of the original tactile book.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+

No. Just... no.

age 2+

what's the point?

I haven't tried the app, but I wonder what is the point of turning a book that is all about exploring the tactile world into a virtual experience, in which the sense of touch is so marginally stimulated. While there may be some marginal "educational" aspects to this app, it certainly does not honor the original intention of the book. Maybe it should have been re-named "tap" the bunny. I guess the point of such an app is to have a place to put that "large button" on the main page (see "consumerism" info above) linking future consumers to the publisher.

This title has:

Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2):
Kids say: Not yet rated

PAT THE BUNNY is a clever twist on the original print book by the same name. With the same artwork style and characters (plus a few new ones), the book encourages kids to interact with the story images in new ways, while practicing their reading at the same time. Though it still has the soft illustrations done with a two-dimensional quality of the original book, much of the content is different. However, it still retains the same charming bunny who will capture the interest and imagination of
people much older than the intended audience. In addition, the simple painting activity can be very satisfying for the very young who may be frustrated by other painting apps, since they only need to swipe their finger to bring color to the canvas. 

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