Parents' Guide to

Talking Baby Hippo for iPad

By Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Simple fun with hippo serves as gateway to ad-driven apps.

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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

My Daughters Being Stalked

My wife and I decided to get this app for my 15yr old daughter in the hopes of her learning that harming animals is wrong. We looked on the google app store and we found this app. We downloaded it on her old Ipad and at first she was pretty happy with it. She was enjoying talking to the talking baby hippo. Unfortunately after the 4.5 update it became a bit too realistic. The hippo started asking for audio clips from my daughter and absurd pictures. The Problem was when my daughter didn't want to the baby hippo would get very angry and start threatening to kill her. I soon called the Police and two officers came and were then horrified at what was happening. The Officers then shot the Ipad and then burned it in a local trash fire. I was so thankful so shout out to the LAPD. My advice don't get you kids this game!!!

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Is It Any Good?

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The voice recognition works quite well on TALKING BABY HIPPO FOR IPAD, picking up what kids say. Preschoolers will get a real kick out of hearing their words repeated. Beyond that, there's not much variety. The hippo eats a carrot. He blows up a balloon. He sucks a pacifier. He sneezes when a butterfly flies in his face. It's all good for a few delightful laughs, but there's not much to entertain for very long, and there's not much for kids to do beyond talking. The only moves they need to make are tapping the objects.

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