Parents' Guide to

Talking Angela

By Lisa Caplan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Chatty kitty has lots of iffy questions and cash grabs.

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A virtual copycat of several other Outfit7 releases, Talking Angela is polished but a mixed bag of child appeal and suggestive content. Though the graphics are impressive and the responsive dialogue is sometimes impressive, it can be strange and full of innuendo. Angela asks about "clothing-swap parties" and tells a story about when her boyfriend, Tom, suggested they go to one. She'll also ask a long string of personal questions about age, siblings, and location. Though the privacy policy states that no information from chats is stored or connected to the device in any way, it's still a terrible model for kids in terms of sharing personal information with a stranger online. In fact, its outward cutesy qualities -- which draw in kids -- juxtaposed with its sexual innuendo is exactly the situation many parents fear. Though there's a parent gate on the chat feature, any kid who can read will walk right through it, so parents may want to steer clear.

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