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Sago Mini Fairy Tales

By Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 2+

Fun, imaginative fairy tale world inspires but lacks depth.

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Opportunities for open-ended play, discovery, and creativity are gold for little kids. Sago Mini Fairy Tales inspires by offering no-rules and easy-to-use exploratory interactions. Kids will delight in the whimsical and appealing graphics and the silly animations. However, especially if you've been following the Sago Mini series, the offerings might feel a bit hollow and repetitive. There's just not that much that happens in this game. The 30 animations, for example, last only a few seconds. Kids lead Jinja around, but they ultimately end up passively watching someone else's creative expression. For instance, kids could create more of their own imaginative world if they could choose what costume Jinja wears when she dives into the dress-up chest. Kids can make up stories about what's going on as they explore, but this would be more meaningful if kids had more control over what happens. Finally, some kids may enjoy the references to popular tales, but kids who are young enough to enjoy this game may also be too young to recognize many references (such as King Arthur).

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