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My Baby: First Steps

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Toddler simulator is genuine, polished, even educational.

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My Baby: First Steps is just as fun and educational as its predecessor. The digital kids are wonderfully emotive and show plenty of subtle cues as to what they want. Wide eyes and a brief nod might indicate that they’re ready for the next spoonful of food, while a rapid back and forth motion with their arm could signify they’re ready for you to turn the page of their night-time book. Players will need to learn to recognize these signals to keep them happy.

And there’s rarely a shortage of things to do. No sooner will your child reach her next milestone than will your pediatric guides step in to provide a new lesson. Things can occasionally prove frustrating -- such as when you’re trying to teach your toddler to climb stairs and he decides he wants to eat or go to sleep right in the middle of the lesson -- but that just makes the game feel all the more authentic. The play won’t be to everyone’s taste, but My Baby: First Steps does a great job of what it sets out to do, which is create a believable toddler/parenting simulation.

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