Parents' Guide to

Pocket Frogs

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Fun, pretty frog sim could tempt kids to spend real money.

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age 9+

Based on 1 parent review

age 9+

Pocket frogs.

Trying to open pocket frogs and says I'm not connected. I'm sitting right next to the router!! I'm connected!! Totally disappointed!

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Kids say (15):

While there's not actually much to the gameplay in POCKET FROGS -- to interact with a frog, you simply make it hop across lily pads and eat dragonflies -- the collecting aspect is going to be a winner with kids who love trading cards. There's a thrill in either finding or, through cross-breeding, creating a new frog breed. It's even more exciting to discover that a new frog is one of the "rare" breeds. The graphics are very nice, and you can fill out your habitats with a lot of customization elements. While the temptation to spend real money on speed-up items is there, there's not nearly as much pressure to use them as there is in some other games. You're not as likely to quickly dead-end at a point where you're stuck with nothing else to do unless you use a speed-up item.

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