Parents' Guide to


By Susan Yudt, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Kids write and share stories safely on super-creative site.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 10+

Awesome Fun, though short lived.

An amazing site that is gone now :( I miss the ability to watch my child's imagination come alive!! I hope they reopen soon! I only knew of TikaTok a few months before it closed and feel it closed way too early!

This title has:

Great messages
Too much consumerism
age 4+


This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Kids who like reading, writing, and design will have a blast creating their own books, whether they buy print copies or not. The site has plenty of tools to help users get started -- or get past a bit of writer's block -- such as the "StorySparks," which offer topic ideas and writing hints. The community features are robust and easy to use, and there's plenty of activity -- kids who share their books are likely to get friendly feedback and suggestions from their peers.

Curious about copyrights? Tikatok owns user-created content but will return the copyright (with some conditions) on request.

Website Details

  • Genre: Creating
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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