Parents' Guide to

Weirdwood Manor

By Patricia Monticello Kievlan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Solve puzzles, explore rich visuals in cool storybook.

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Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 7+

More books out!

Just wanted to note that these interactive book does have several books out. You can check it out at http://weirdwood.com/the-story/ My 11 year old and I are reading it after Greystone Chronicles. Really wish I had checked that book out more first. Greystone is a great Lit RPG, but it has more profanity than I remembered!
age 7+

Great read! Lots of fun!

This was a really fun app/story to read through with my daughter. It ends in a cliffhanger and the second part of the story that was supposed to be out last year doesn't exist yet. :-( I tried searching for any signs of progress on the following book, but couldn't find ANYTHING.

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Is It Any Good?

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

A cross between Harry Potter and Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, this ebook puzzler is a unique, enchanting experience. Though it's part ebook, it also feels like a highly replayable game in that kids can reach the end of a chapter and discover that there's still more to unlock. It's sometimes difficult to find the hidden objects and puzzles in the pages, but kids can go back and try again if they miss some. Keep in mind that some of these themes and images might be upsetting to some kids. In only the first few pages, Oliver reveals that he's about to be sent away from yet another foster family, and he's threatened by a very scary dragon. Although friendship and embracing uniqueness are at the story's core, there's some sadness and frustration along the way that might make this app a great fit for families reading and playing together. Regardless, these top-notch visuals and strong story make this storybook a worthy and wonderful addition to your digital library.

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