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By Jenny Bristol, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Practice reading and spelling through gentle gameplay.

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age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

Simply Wonderful!

Great illustrations, excellent clear and lively female voiceover. Would recommend as a great intro-to reading app for kids.

Is It Any Good?

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PLAYWORDS is a visually attractive app that helps kids learn to read and spell a variety of words. Its instruction is gentle, with no scoring or goal to reach. Each of the three games offers a different level of challenge, testing a different component of literacy. This app may appeal to a wider range of abilities than most literacy apps. Once kids have mastered the 300+ words, however, there will be little to bring them back to the app.

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