Parents' Guide to

Tootsville

By Susan Yudt, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Safe virtual world charges for premium content.

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 9+

Tootsville is dead, but the concept is alive.

Sorry to say, but Tootsville, as such, has been dead for a while now. DISCLAIMER: I made it go. I was the Chief Engineer of Res Interactive from 2008-2010, and I'm glad that from time to time people are still thinking about Tootsville. While Tootsville.com has permanently closed its doors (the company, Res Interactive, LLC was administratively dissolved by the State of Florida a couple of years ago), some of the technology and concepts (friendly, judgment-free, whole-family non-violent fun) are still around. There's a (quite small) community forming around Tootsville.org to bring back this sort of wholesome MMO experience in a non-profit sort of way.
age 18+

Tootsville is not a safe place

people can just say swear and say sexual language because my child has experienced it before

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (5 ):

Tootsville's free content should satisfy most kids who are looking for simple problem-solving and arcade games. The "Tootlympics" games score big, with virtual gymnastics, volleyball, archery, and more. The cute, colorful world is pretty easy to navigate, although sometimes it's a bit tough to control the Toots' actions. One handy feature is the "find games" button, which highlights each area in the world that features a game or activity. Parents will appreciate the site's thoughtful approach to safety, but may be annoyed by the merch tie-ins and pushes to upgrade membership. (The site's grammatically incorrect copy may also irk eagle-eyed moms and dads.)

Website Details

  • Genre: Virtual Worlds
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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