Parents' Guide to

Nickelodeon Dance 2

By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Dance with a Guppy or an Umizoomi for fitness and fun.

Game Nintendo Wii , Xbox 360 2012
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age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

Oh no

SpongeBob did an inappropriate dance

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (5 ):

Nickelodeon Dance 2 is cute and kids who love these characters will enjoy dancing along with them. The songs are playful and fun, and will be familiar to many of the kids in the target audience. Nickelodeon Dance 2 is marred by a flawed scoring system, which seems to have little correlation to what is being done in real life. While some kids won't care, others will be frustrated that their practiced moves score lower than that of a younger sibling who simply runs around the room with the remote. It also lacks any sort of dance tutorial, which is particularly noticeable in the workout mode. Since kids are following cartoon characters, who aren't always proportional to humans, it is difficult to see exactly what a move should look like.

Old kids will likely appreciate the ability to unlock achievements, while younger ones will find the extra waiting time annoying. This is a nice title for little kids who just want to have some fun. Slightly older crowds will prefer titles with better scoring accuracy and dance clarity.

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