Game review by Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Fab lion cub pet sim with treasure hunt theme for Kinect.

Xbox 360 2010

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 8 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 5+

My 5-year-old loves it!

Great game! This was the very first Kinect game we bought our son and we chose it because he was obsessed with cheetahs at the time. There is nothing particularly educational about the game, but also nothing concerning in it either. The content is appropriate for all ages and the animals are adorable with what I would consider pretty amazing animation. I have noticed a significant difference in my son's ability to navigate the game over the past several months, as he's gotten older. At 5 he needed quite a bit of assistance from us. At "5 3/4" he can play independently without much need for help. He can't read yet but is able to recognize the symbols to navigate the menus. He definitely enjoys it. All in all, definitely a keeper!

This title has:

Great messages
age 4+

Kids will love, Adults will be less excited

My 2 kids loved this, but I wasn't a big fan of it.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages

Game Details

  • Platform: Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Microsoft
  • Release date: November 4, 2010
  • Genre: Simulation
  • ESRB rating: E for (No Descriptors)
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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