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Potty Time with Elmo

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Nice guide to childhood milestone, but needs more Elmo.

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age 7+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 2+

Ok book, but I have a question

age 16+

Accident bound to happen!

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Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (11 ):

Potty training is a very personal experience for children, but Potty Time with Elmo is a good way to give them a primer on the basics. Using a non-threatening character like Elmo makes the process less intimidating -- and the app also offers a section filled with advice for parents to make things go a little smoother.

Cute songs reinforce the lessons of the app, and a virtual sticker book acts as a good (but not great) reward system. What's disappointing is the sparse use of Elmo's voice in the app. Story narration is done by a voice actress, who isn't bad -- but doesn't carry the excitement and wonder of Elmo. His lack of active involvement in the app's sounds could cause kids to lose interest.

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