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Little Star Reviews….Peppa Pig Sports Day App for the iPad and iPhone

Peppa Pig Sports Day Screen Shots

Peppa Pig Sports Day: On your marks, get, set, go!

iPhone Peppa Pig's Sports Day - P2 Games Limited

iPad Peppa Pig's Sports Day - P2 Games Limited

So some lovely people sent Little Star a Peppa Pig Sports Day app to review – it would be rude not to, don’t you think….

Cost – £2.99 8/10

This is actually quite expensive for Little Star – think he has Scottish roots….I guess it’s because it character based, but I have to say I would have expected a little bit more for the money. However, the KiddyCharts kids liked it, so I haven’t marked it as low as I might have done for value. Mainly because Chatterbox actually said:

“This is so good it must be worth at least £100.”

But then she is only six, so not sure she quite understand how much these things cost yet…..

Ease of Use 9/10

It’s very simple to understand, the Chatterbox and Stuntboy were away really, really fast! In fact so much so that Little Star could come and help me with the washing instead of sitting with them all the time. The menu is simple, and picture based; even choosing a character is easy. All you have to do is drag the character you want to play as across the screen and you are away.

The games are simple to play; perhaps with a little too much potential to bash the iPad and Little Star did have to intervene a couple of times when things got a little over excited in the running/cycling bits.

Strangely, the kids liked making the ice cream and a rosette best; rather than the Sports Days games of Long Jump, Tug o’War, Obstacle Race and Cycling. But they have always been a bit arty-crafty; though god knows where they get that from. Little Star always ends up covered in glitter.

Peppa Pig Sport Day Menu

Peppa Pig Sport Day Menu: Easy to understand and for little fingers to select

Educational Aspect 5/10

Very little!

But then just as with the Moshi Monster Moshlings App that we reviewed a few weeks ago; it was made for fun and that’s what you get. There is a little bit of learning around making the ice cream on shapes and what goes into an ice cream, but that’s it. If anything, it helps a bit with learning to loose – something Stuntboy needs a lot of work on!

Stickability 9/10

We did actually have a bit of a problem with Stuntboy wanting to play this constantly, even when we were actually sitting at the Olympics trying to enjoy the gymnastics we paid a lot of money to go and see….

Therefore, I guess it captured attention rather well. I suspect this is because it features on of their favourite characters, and anything with Peppa and George in is alright by them. It also has bright, engaging colours just like the TV series, so they can relate to it instantly. In addition, the speed with which they can understand the controls all contribute to it being a hit.

Age Appropriateness 4+

The app is targeted to the 4+ age bracket; and with Stuntboy (5) and Chatterbox (6), it worked like a dream. For younger, I suspect that the controls might be harder to manage. However, the ice cream and rosette making would be easy for 4 year olds to get to grips with relatively soon. I suspect that anyone older that 7/8 would start to think it’s a bit babyish…Peppa Pig is after all for CBeebies age and not CBBC!

Overall Little Star Reward Review Rating 8/10

The kids gave it a 9 again; the Little Star children are very generous you see. Apparently it’s not a ten because:

“There aren’t enough choices of fruit flavours for the ice-creams.”

I have marked down slightly from the kids because of the cost; See you later, Jimmy!

Please note the Peppa Pig app was provided for purpose of review. All opinions are my own. Photos were provided for purpose of review and remain copyright of the manufacturer. The post contains affiliate links.

Helen is a mum to two, social media consultant, and website editor; and this site is (we think) the only Social Enterprise parenting magazine! Since giving up being a business analyst when juggling travel, work and kids proved too complicated, she founded KiddyCharts so she could be with her kids, and use those grey cells at the same time. KiddyCharts has reach of over 1.1million across social and the site. The blog works with big family brands (including travel) to help promote their services, as well as offering free resources to parents of kids under 10. It gives 51%+ profits to Reverence for Life, who fund a number of important initiatives in Africa, including bringing running water and basic equipment to a school in Tanzania. Helen has worked as a digital marketing consultant (IDM qualified) with various organisations, including Channel Mum, Truprint, Talk to Mums, and Micro Scooters. She loves to be creative in the brand campaigns she works on. Get in touch TODAY!

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Sunday 29th of September 2013

My kids love the Peppa Pig Sports Day app! If you're after something a little more educational, the Polly Parrot app has helped a lot with my daughter's numeracy skills.

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