Parents' Guide to

Toontastic 3D

By Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Same great easy animated story creator, new 3D graphics.

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age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+

I love this app !!!!!

I love it and i use it with my class. They love it and they pratice story. This app must be upgrade to fonction with the new update from Apple ISO. It dosen't still work. Thanks!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (6 ):

Kids are in the director's seat and have free reign to let their creative side shine with this flexible and easy-to-use storytelling platform. There are quite a few ways to customize sets, characters, and story arcs, as well as a number of ways to animate movement. Though it may take some experimentation to get the hang of all the features in Toontastic 3D, it's super easy to tap and drag to move characters around the screen and animate a story. Not everyone will like the look of the updated characters and scenes, but kids can always create their own. The simple guidance on the fundamentals of storytelling offers great scaffolding to help kids turn ideas into legitimate stories. The addition of the "science report" story option is a great idea to get kids familiar with the scientific process. But, since this concept is a bit more complicated than simply using your imagination to create a story, it could use some extra support. Just as in the original, Toontasic 3D has the wonderful feature where kids can influence the mood of their stories by adding music with differing degrees of intensity. When everything is put together, kids get a story that they made, that looks and sounds great, and that is truly something they can be proud of!

App Details

  • Devices: Android , Chromebook
  • Subjects: Language & Reading : storytelling
  • Skills: Creativity : imagination, making new creations, producing new content, Tech Skills : using and applying technology
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: January 11, 2017
  • Category: Education
  • Publisher: Google Inc
  • Version: 1.0.0
  • Minimum software requirements: Android 5.0 and up
  • Last updated: January 21, 2022

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