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Putt-Putt: Pep's Birthday Surprise

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Game makes kids part of cartoon world.

Game Windows 2004
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Some of the logic games are too challenging for 3- to 4-year-olds, so parents will need to help. At times, characters can be a little chatty, but pushing the spacebar allows you to bypass previously heard conversations.

Kids enjoy playing this because they feel like they are inside a cartoon. They move the story forward only by using important problem-solving and memory skills. Putt-Putt is so polite and thoughtful that he makes a great role model for kids.

Game Details

  • Platform: Windows
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Atari
  • Release date: January 23, 2004
  • Genre: Preschool
  • ESRB rating: EC
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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