Parents' Guide to

Littlest Pet Shop

By Erin Brereton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Virtual world packed with product plugs.

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What you will—and won't—find in this website.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 9+

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age 7+

Wonderful site

My kids love to go there. It is very safe and fun for children. I recomend not to go on vips because they are now starting to have problems... I take that sometimes back. Other than that I recomed the site for anyone who wants to go on it.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (14 ):

Kids don't need to own one of Hasbro's Littlest Pet Shop pets to use the LITTLEST PET SHOP ONLINE site -- but chances are, after spending some time on it, they may want one. The site gets points for being easy to use. A cute character walks you through the registration process, and throughout the site, guides and other user avatars greet you by blinking and wiggling their ears.



Product plugs abound: The emphasis in both the general product information section of Hasbro's site and the pet-centric virtual world is definitely on Pet Shop products. (One section encourages girls to create a scrapbook and wish list to "keep track of the pets you own and the ones you want.") If you do buy one of the toys in a store, you'll get a code to unlock special rewards on the site. Yet there's still plenty of fun to be had without purchasing a pet. Kids can create their own animal avatar and play fun games like Connect 4. They can also cruise around and chat -- safely -- with other users, making the virtual Pet Shop world a fun place to visit.

Online interaction: Users can chat with each other on the site using predetermined phrases or by keying in words -- but a filter blocks any inappropriate ones.

Website Details

  • Genre: Brand Sites
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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