Parents' Guide to

The Penelope Rose HD

By Erin Bell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Lush, fairy-filled tale with lots of interactive spots.

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What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+

A fun, 3D, children's activity book for your iPad

Visually stunning. The story is very cute and the interactivity very engaging. My daughter has read it more than 4 times since we downloaded it.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
age 10+
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Is It Any Good?

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

THE PENELOPE ROSE HD is a highly interactive app with a sweet story, competent voice acting, and "Read to Me" and "Read By Myself" features for kids of different skill levels. The interface is clunky, though, with loading time between pages and animation that isn't always smooth. We even encountered a few technical glitches during our evaluation including crashes. These technical niggles make this otherwise delightful e-book occasionally challenging to interact with.

App Details

  • Device: iPad
  • Release date: March 18, 2011
  • Category: Books
  • Publisher: Mobad Games
  • Version: 1.1
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 4.2 or later
  • Last updated: August 22, 2016

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