Parents' Guide to


By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Fun, do-it-yourself cartoons for budding teen animators.

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age 10+

Based on 17 parent reviews

age 14+
GoAnimate is a rip off to both Family Guy, and Scooby-Doo but cringeworthy

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Easy to play/use
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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age 13+

Unoriginal and lack of good content...

I would appreciate it better if people would just be original using it, since 99% of the community just makes that grounded junk, but at the same time, the animation website is cool itself, if only people would use it properly lol. Also vyond did another bad thing and added female eyes and accessories on the male avatar section.
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (17 ):
Kids say (62 ):

The tools are simple, but they are not very sophisticated and the end results will never pass for actual cartoons. Once created, the animated shorts can be watched on the site, and the extensive collection of user-created features is a bit like a low-end, animated YouTube. The site seems to be aiming at a specific age group. Young children may not have the patience to fully utilize the software, and older teens and adults might be too mature to enjoy the process or the finished products. But it could be plenty of fun for teens, who are probably technologically adept enough, and imaginative enough, to produce reasonably entertaining films and share them with their friends.

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