Parents' Guide to

Whac a Mole

By Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Challenging adaptation of smashing game; cartoon violence.

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WHAC A MOLE is a great way to get out some aggressions while having some mindless fun. There's nothing to indicate any harm comes to the whacked moles, and the fast finger action gets additively challenging once kids get the hang of playing. Kids should be sure to read the challenge at the start of each level so they know what they need to do. Kids can play all the way through the farm world without needing to make any in-app purchases, but, if they want to unlock the other worlds, they'll likely need to either pay to unlock them or pay for some extra coins to upgrade their mallets.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Pricing structure: Paid (In-app purchases range from $.99 to $19.99 to unlock everything.)
  • Release date: May 15, 2014
  • Category: Arcade Games
  • Publisher: Mattel, Inc.
  • Version: 2.0
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 6.0 or later
  • Last updated: August 16, 2016

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