Parents' Guide to

Zhu Zhu Pets

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Fav toy hamsters zip through mazes and act as virtual pets.

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age 7+

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age 10+

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Zhu Zhu Pets does a great job of extending the play patterns of this popular collectible toy to the Nintendo DS. All of the popular hamsters are there Patches, Chuck, Pipsqueak, and others), and just like in real life, they are busy speeding around. What is cool about this game is that the hamsters get to tool around inside virtual mazes full of bells and whistles. For example, it is a riot to watch your hamster enter a clear chute and suddenly take off at lightning speed.

Also good is the way that the mazes get progressively harder. You can only see a small portion of the maze at a time, so directing your hamster into a tunnel may result in your going to a totally different part of the maze. You will need to use logic and memory skills to navigate to the end. This is a game young children can enjoy because all of the instructions and goals are spoken out loud, and there is no violence or offensive content. If your children loves Zhu Zhu pets, they will get a big kick out of this game.

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