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Picasso - Kids Paint Magic!

By Erin Bell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Colorful strokes and fun sound effects, but not much more.

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PICASSO - KIDS PAINT MAGIC! is a one-trick pony that relies on the gimmick of glittery rainbow-colored "magic paint" to draw kids in. Otherwise it's a very simple app. Kids can create lines and dots, but the app lacks advanced features such as the ability to adjust the width of the lines, or even choose specific colors (colors are rendered in a rainbow pattern that is apparently random). There's no tutorial, so kids will have to discover how the app works by trial and error. This isn't a huge flaw given the app's simplicity, but certain things -- like the fact that if you change the background color it erases whatever's on the screen at the time -- would be nice to know ahead of time.

App Details

  • Devices: Android , Kindle Fire
  • Subjects: Arts : drawing
  • Skills: Creativity : imagination, making new creations
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: March 22, 2012
  • Category: Other
  • Topics: Arts and Dance
  • Publisher: DPs World
  • Version: 1.1.0
  • Minimum software requirements: Android 1.6 and up
  • Last updated: August 19, 2016

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