Parents' Guide to

Toca Town

By Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Impressive open-play town puts kids in charge of the fun.

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age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+

Awesome for toddlers!

My youngest daughter is three years old, and she loves this app! She isn't allowed too much screen time, but this is one of the three or four apps she's allowed to play on. I love it, and sometimes even my older kids will ask for a turn. My youngest loves to arrange all of the merchandise in the store and move the various characters around, and gets a kick out of the bathroom sounds. It's easy to play, and has lots of possibilities!

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Is It Any Good?

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Toca Town takes classic preschool play and manages to adapt it -- perhaps even improve it -- using technology, without losing the open-ended possibilities of imaginative play. There are no rules or instructions to limit kids, and there are no little toys to pick up and store. Toca Town is more toy than app, really, with lots for young kids to play with. It's like a doll house on steroids. Each building has different features, and kids will delight in finding out what they can do in each, from turning on lights and flushing toilets to blowing out candles. The fun and depth of play can extend as kids' ideas grow. All the characters remain as kids put them -- dressed or carrying certain items -- so kids can create complex scenarios, perhaps with a character shopping for a birthday gift and cake at the store and then bringing it home to give to another character. Toca Town is the place for lots of giggles and hours of fun.

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