Parents' Guide to

LittleBigPlanet (PSP)

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Imaginative PSP platformer is fun and lets you be creative.

Game PSP 2009
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 7+


Great game with some puzzle solving. It's just great I don't even need to say much. Just buy it.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
age 17+
oh year

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (14):

If you enjoyed the PlayStation 3 version released last fall, there’s every reason to believe you’ll have a splendid time with its small-screened sibling, which captures almost perfectly its predecessor’s atmosphere and imaginative spirit. Players should be aware, though, that there are a few key differences between these two games. For starters, there is no multiplayer. Consequently, the ability for players to use their sack person’s arms to make communicative gestures has also been removed. Plus, the levels of depth in the game’s environment (which allow players to, say, walk in front of or behind objects on the two-dimensional plane) have been reduced from three to two (though, honestly, we hardly noticed). Even with these limitations, LittleBigPlanet for PSP is a good-natured, warm-hearted, and enormously enjoyable play. It’s clearly one of the year’s best for Sony’s handheld PSP.

Online interaction: Players can upload their own levels for other players to play. There is no multiplayer, which means no voice, text, or visual communication. However, there is potential for children to stumble across offensive designs uploaded by mischievous players (though we have yet to find any).

Game Details

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