NetKids Digital Entertainment Network by Cupcake Digital Inc. is a comprehensive digital entertainment app for kids. This one has books, videos, games, and apps all in one package that will keep your little ones entertained for hours. Best of all, the activities include some of your favorite characters such as Strawberry Shortcake, Mike the Knight, and The Smurfs. If you find yourself frustrated with the need to download app after app to keep your kids from getting bored, you’ll enjoy the versatility that this app offers. This is a free app and it’s compatible with the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
When it comes to apps for kids, there are tons to choose from. There are games, learning apps, video portals, and books to choose from. Most of these offer some really great content, but the problem is they generally have a narrow focus and children get bored easily. NetKids Digital Entertainment Network, because of its wide variety of available activities, has a distinct advantage over most of these other kid apps. With its kid friendly user interface you can feel comfortable letting your kids use this app without having to worry about what they’re accessing.
The only major concern I have with this one is the lack of significant content available in the free version. For example, in the book section there is only one free book to choose from. If you’re kids are going to be using this app with any regularity, the free portion of the app doesn’t have much to offer. Full access to the app requires a monthly subscription of $7.99, which seems a little steep – although you can take advantage of a 1 month trial to see if you’re kids really like it before committing further. There are no ads to contend with, which is good because they’re never appropriate for kids. This app will require 94.5 MB of available space on your iOS device.
NetKids Digital Entertainment Network features several different sections and has a sort of Netflix type interface which will be familiar to both adults and kids alike. There’s lots of material to choose from here, and once you select an item it’s automatically downloaded to your device so that your child can view or play it even without a Wi-Fi or data connection. Anything you’ve actually downloaded to your device is easily accessible from the recently downloaded section.
What’s impressive about this app is the quality of the content – the videos are high definition and all the other activities feature graphics that are just as clear. Perhaps best of all, whatever content your child chooses to access, will always load within seconds – there’s almost no lag at all. This is an important feature considering kids generally aren’t known for their patience.
Includes books, videos, games and other activities
High quality content with fast download speeds
Content can be viewed offline
Free content is very limited
Contains in-app purchases
NetKids Digital Entertainment Network is one of the most comprehensive kids app available in the App Store. This app includes books, videos, games, and other apps available for download all in one convenient package. The content is of the highest quality and can be viewed offline as well. This is definitely one your kids will enjoy.
Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.