The Robot Factory by Tinybop

App review by Jenny Bristol, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Stellar sandbox tool drives kids to improve designs.

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 1 review

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age 6+

Engages imagination

Our 6 year old was immediately into this game, and loved that he can design "a whole robot army" for each one of the members of his family. He was talking non-stop as he played it for the first time. The open-endedness of the app seems like it would have a lot of appeal for any child interested in device-building. It's fun to see him engege "how well" his design does on the courses.

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age 4+

A little dull

Didn’t provide more than 15 minutes of entertainment on first pass and my 4 year old just “didn’t get it”. ITunes reviews were probably a little more accurate here than Commonsense - not worth the $3.

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