Parents' Guide to

Twas the Night Before Christmas

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Fun, quirky depiction of Santa poem with great narration.

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age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+
The animation is great but the poem is very descriptive and I would have liked to have seen the animation match the descriptions. For example, the animated Santa is wonderful but he does not match the description given in the poem. Overall, a good app that looks a little different than the norm.

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Kids say: Not yet rated

The Santa you'll see in this new version of TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS is quite different from any you've seen before. He resembles a cross between Gonzo from the Muppets and your crazy, old Uncle Ned. But he's a whole lot of fun. And the whimsical animation here presents St. Nick as a mischievous, magical fellow who fits very nicely with the tone of the poem. The voiceover acting is also top-notch (and can be heard in "English, British, or Southern"), as is the fabulous musical score. It's probably safe to assume that some people won't like the art or the character designs, but if you're willing to see your Santa a little differently, this app is a very entertaining ride.

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