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Pet My Dinosaur

By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Limited entertainment is undermined by poor images.

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PET MY DINOSAUR is likely to be a short-lived hit among young kids who are obsessed with the extinct creatures. Unfortunately, once you've petted each of the dinosaurs, there's little else to engage you in this app. The images are awful, and many of them look like they were snagged from a '70s horror film, and the backgrounds are too distracting. The information pages are interesting, but it's often difficult to identify the dinosaur from the associated image; there are just better apps for that purpose.

App Details

  • Device: Android
  • Release date: April 6, 2011
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Publisher: Shawn Herrin
  • Version: Genesis
  • Minimum software requirements: Android 1.5 and up
  • Last updated: July 13, 2020

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