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By Jonathan H. Liu, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Mixing up cartoon characters is good, clean fun.

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

This app is no longer available, it has been replaced by Mix-a-ma-jig.

This app is no longer available, it has been replaced by Mix-a-ma-jig, which appears to be for older kids since it involves social media.
age 2+

Creative, clever, fun

We have been playing with this app for quite a while. The kids still love it with all the updates of the cartoons! They make up names and stories for the characters both mixed up and as is!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2):
Kids say: Not yet rated

SLIDE-A-MA-JIG is not a unique idea, but it's a particularly excellent execution. The app lets your child slide sections of a cartoon character left and right to make funny combinations, or they can simply hit the left/right buttons to scroll through the available characters. Here's what makes Slide-a-ma-jig stand out: Rather than the usual three parts to mix up, there are five -- feet, legs, torso, head, and hat (or other headgear). The cartoons are delightfully goofy, even when they're not in a mixed-up state. Finally, the way the pieces fit together is really well done: You won't see the typical straight-line cuts going across the screen, which makes for well-integrated creations.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Release date: June 30, 2010
  • Category: Kids' Games
  • Publisher: Lucky Radish
  • Version: 1.1.3
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 2.2.1 or later; not compatible with first generation iPod Touch
  • Last updated: August 23, 2016

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