Website review by Jacqueline Rupp, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Fun and funky FTC site teaches kids how to decode ads.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 20 reviews

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age 11+

Too difficult to play for my students

I was reviewing this game for my computer classes. You spend 85-90% of your time trying to navigate around the screen and only 10-15% of your time learning about advertising. Some areas of the game are impossible to return to if you don't play that area first, forcing you to restart the entire level. There's definitely some good information about advertising within this site, the game developers just made it too difficult for the age the game is geared toward. I wouldn't be able to use it for a whole-class lesson; and I'd have to defend the lesson if the principal walked in while the kids were playing it because there just doesn't seem to be enough substance among jumping and running around the screen. Good idea, but the execution of it is off.
age 8+

perfict for any age 8 and up even for tween i say

my two 8 yeare old children love this game the could play this game all day and night if i wear to let them i would recamend this to any other childerns teacher shoud it to them in class a mounth ago and the still play it all the time they love and it is safe so i now i can late them play it

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages

Website Details

  • Genre: Educational
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: October 22, 2020

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