App Reviews

Blox 3D World Creator App Poster Image
age 7+
Solid world-builder with learning curve boosts creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2016)
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Episode -- Choose Your Story App Poster Image
age 16+
Cool platform to read, create; has mature themes, purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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PetWorld 3D: My Animal Rescue App Poster Image
age 7+
Get animals ready for adoption in fun sim, but set limits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Avakin Life App Poster Image
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age 17+
Vast virtual world has chat with strangers, in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Sustainaville - An Ethical Game App Poster Image
age 8+
Sustainable-community sim teaches kids to help and conserve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2016)
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Kim Kardashian: Hollywood App Poster Image
age 15+
Not much to do in shallow sim; lots of temptation to spend.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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SpongeBob Moves In App Poster Image
age 8+
Build your own Bikini Bottom, but beware in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Airplane! App Poster Image
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age 11+
Easier but less interesting than most flight-simulator apps.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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Pou App Poster Image
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Pou
age 6+
Virtual pet app engages kids as they care for cute alien.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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Plague Inc. App Poster Image
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age 12+
Slow & steady kills the (human) race in disease-design app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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The Sims FreePlay App Poster Image
age 15+
Freemium sim both enjoyable and playable without spending.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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Minecraft - Pocket Edition App Poster Image
age 8+
Worthy spin-off of popular PC game encourages creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2011)
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The Oregon Trail: American Settler App Poster Image
age 9+
Frontier building sim a fun, entertainment-focused sequel.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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DragonVale App Poster Image
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age 9+
Entertaining sim experience requires patience -- or cash.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Trainz Simulator App Poster Image
age 12+
Complicated app best for hardcore railroad enthusiasts.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Virtual City App Poster Image
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age 10+
Robust building sim doesn't get bogged down in details.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
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Tap Zoo App Poster Image
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age 10+
Lackluster zoo sim entices you to spend real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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SimCity Deluxe App Poster Image
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age 10+
Updated classic urban-building sim shines as an app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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The Settlers HD App Poster Image
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age 12+
In-depth colonization sim offers deep, engrossing play.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Flight Control App Poster Image
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age 12+
Landing planes is fun but harder than it looks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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