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PicoToons app review: kids get to make their own cartoon

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Introduction

Sure, kids love watching cartoons, but how would they like to make their very own cartoons? The PicoToons app for your iPad is filled with all kinds of fun coloring pages and each of the pages looks like a cartoon character. Kids can make use of all kinds of unique and creative tools that will give their coloring pages a look like no other. There are customizable features here, you can pick your difficulty level, and so much more to discover.

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PicoToons - creative app for kids with toon-like coloring pages and a set of intriguing tools for drawing, painting and special effects.

Free

Give Kids their Creative Freedom

There's nothing wrong with giving kids creative freedom; in fact, it's amazing how much they'll blossom once they start testing the waters. The PicoToons app features five different categories of illustrations and there are more than 130 of them for kids to have fun with. There are five drawing tools which are the marker, spray, brush, crayon, and pencil. Other tools include the letters tool with numbers and letters on it, the magic particles tool where you can draw things such as stars, fur, leaves, bubbles, and more, and then the glitter paint tool. For the younger kids the stay-in-the-lines assistant will stop them from feeling frustrated.

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PicoToons app has been created for kids ages six through eight but really the younger ones can still use it with ease. It currently has a perfect five star rating from users and positive comments from parents. It was updated almost a year ago when it became compatible with iOS 8.

Taking a Closer Look

While there are plenty of coloring apps out there the PicoToons app has a number of unique features such as the fact it has three different levels of difficulty. Each level contains its own tools that will match your child's level. You can also adjust the settings such as the shape of the canvas, whether you want to hide the toolbar, and more. Other features include a redo/undo tool, the ability to save their work to the built-in gallery, more than 80 stickers to choose from, a fill tool, and even a sketchbook that is filled with blank sheets, giving them full creative reign.

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Kids will have no problem navigating the app on their own without the help of mom and dad, and the tools are easy to understand and don't require any sort of instructions. They can just launch the PicoToons app and get started.

PicoToons - creative app for kids with toon-like coloring pages and a set of intriguing tools for drawing, painting and special effects.

Free

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • The app is kid-friendly in terms of the controls and the tools
  • There are three levels of difficulty
  • Adjust the settings
  • There are plenty of accessories and tools allowing for creativity at all times
  • Kids can save their work to the built-in Gallery

Cons

  • It would be great to see even more content added

Final Thoughts

The PicoToons app for your iPad gives kids a great way to start experimenting with cartoons. Because this one is so user-friendly they are sure to have a positive and creative experience that will also leave them wanting to come back for more.

PicoToons - creative app for kids with toon-like coloring pages and a set of intriguing tools for drawing, painting and special effects.

Free
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