Scoops: Ice Cream Fun for Everyone

Common Sense Media says

Fun food stacking game gets kids giggling.

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Learning(i)

What parents need to know

Ease of play

Extremely easy. Simply tilt the phone to catch scoops while avoiding vegetables. Too many bad catches ends the game.

Violence & scariness
Not applicable
Sexy stuff
Not applicable
Language
Not applicable
Consumerism

A More Games link leads to a full screen of other kid-friendly games; some are free and some are not.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable
Privacy & safety

Some privacy concerns. Players can opt in to Plus+, an interactive network that allows users to upload real avatar photos, share status messages, share first and last name, and send challenges to friends. Users connect with friends via Facebook, Twitter, email contacts, or by searching the Plus+ network.

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Scoops: Ice Cream Fun for Everyone is kid-friendly stacking game in which kids tilt the device to catch food items. Parents should also be aware that in Scoops, vegetables are the bad guys: Catch too many veggies and you lose.

What kids can learn

Subjects

Hobbies

  • building

Skills

Thinking & Reasoning

  • solving puzzles

What Kids Can Learn

Scoops wasn't created with educational intent, and we don't recommend it for learning.

What kids can learn

Subjects

Hobbies

  • building

Skills

Thinking & Reasoning

  • solving puzzles

Scoops wasn't created with educational intent, and we don't recommend it for learning.

This Learning Rating review was written by Jinny Ree

Parents say

Kids say

What's it about?

Scoops: Ice Cream for Everyone is a fun game in which kids tilt the device to catch and stack scoops of ice cream, burgers, cupcakes, hats, or frogs. Kids first select a theme and then begin their play right away. Scoops was not created with an educational intent but the game’s clear, singular goal and easy-to-use interface will keep kids entertained.

Is it any good?

QUALITY
 

Foodie alert: Scoops has expanded the forecast from falling scoops of ice cream to hamburger patties. Now kids can stack burgers, too, and track their scores on a personal stats page. The graphics are pretty, starting with a background scene of Central Park. Reach the stars if you're really good at catching food.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Price:$1.99
Release date:April 6, 2010
Category:Family Games
Publisher:Ian Marsh
Version:2.20

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  • ON: Content is age-appropriate for kids this age.
  • PAUSE: Know your child; some content may not be right for some kids.
  • OFF: Not age-appropriate for kids this age.
  • NOT FOR KIDS: Not appropriate for kids of any age.

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Learning ratings

  • Best: Really engaging, great learning approach.
  • Very Good: Engaging, good learning approach.
  • Good: Pretty engaging, good learning approach.
  • Fair: Somewhat engaging, okay learning approach.
  • Not for Learning: Not recommended for learning.
  • Not for Kids: Not age-appropriate for kids; not recommended for learning.

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Kid, 9 years old June 26, 2010
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4
QUALITY
 
ok i guess. i just play it once i a while
Teen, 13 years old Written byrebma97 January 22, 2011
AGE
6
QUALITY
 

Silly and fun!

This is a fun, addicting game in which you must catch ice cream falling from the sky into your cone! But you can't get fruits/veggies. It's silly but fun. This game is age-appropriate for kids, but watch out since you can post your high score online. Also, there's consumerism because you can buy a different-themed scoops game (instead of catching ice team, you catch other objects).
Teen, 15 years old Written byRosebud95 October 22, 2010
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4
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Cool game

I have this game and I think it's pretty cool, like if your bored.

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