Parents' Guide to

Bob the Builder: Can-Do Zoo

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Help zoo animals in educational downloadable game.

Game Windows , Mac 2008
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 3+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 4+

perfect for kids just learning shapes

my 4 yr old daughter loves this game

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
age 2+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

If you have a Bob the Builder fan in your house, this software is a good choice. The games are easy to play and appropriate for preschoolers. With three levels of difficulty, the games grow with children as they learn. And the games are designed to never let your child fail, a hallmark of good preschool software. For example, one of the games has your child sorting paint brushes and saws. If you child tries to put the paintbrush in the wrong bin, the game won't let him and tells him to "Try again."

While the graphics are flat and the animations won't win any awards, the game does a good job of staying true to the license. Little girls' favorite Wendy is missing, but otherwise Bob and his friends make for fun gaming companions. This software would have been better if it were longer, with more enclosures to build and additional games to play. As is, it's still a good title for preschoolers.

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