Parents' Guide to

SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Average runner game retread has lots of in-app purchases.

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age 12+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+


Please explain why when I looked at my 4 yr old son's tablet i saw spongebob violently Ra**ing the "sandy" character then he started to run from the police because as he said "They found my cocaine stash" and then was shot 13 times in the body. Im frustrated with the horrible message this sends to my kids. very angry!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 6+

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Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (5):

SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run may have a familiar set of characters, but it has an even more familiar style of gameplay -- and the app does nothing to make it unique. Young kids may enjoy the endless runner and occasional power-ups, but any tween, teen, or adult who isn't obsessed with the character will quickly get a "been there, done that" feeling. The heavy use of in-app purchases combined with a much-too-high price tag make this not worth the buy. There are better choices for kids who love SpongeBob.

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