PhonyPhone ® by BabyCenter (iPhone)
Released: Jul 15, 2009
Version: 1.2.0
Size: 2 MB
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Ranking - Education (iPhone)

PhonyPhone ®

BabyCenter's PhonyPhone® is made for small talk. This fabulously fun and educational app lets your little one dial the phone and chatter away without ever making a real call.

With the simple press of a button, you can download the interface onto your iPhone or iPod touch and instantly transform it into a pretend phone complete with an oversized screen that's easy for small fingers to manipulate.

When your child hits a number, the phone speaks the number and displays it as both a digit and a word. Hit the musical note and get an upbeat rendition of "London Bridge Is Falling Down." Push the bubble icon and release a stream of bubbles sure to provoke a giggle fit.

Inspired by kids' endless fascination with the phone, BabyCenter's PhonyPhone® app will keep your child happily entertained while mimicking grown-up telephone time. And it's not all fun and games: role-playing is crucial for your child's development. Best of all, you can always turn down the volume!

- Interface of the iPhone or iPod touch transforms into a pretend phone
- Prevents your child from accidentally making a real phone call
- Speaks and displays numbers 1-10 (spelled out and numerically)
- Teaches numbers and words
- Bubble icon "giggles"
- Musical note icon plays "London Bridge Is Falling Down"
- Encourages hand-eye coordination
- Fosters imaginary play

What's new in version 1.2.0
Updated icon and logo
Our verdict: Ok
  • + PhonyPhone ® is an ok, 3.5-star app.
  • + The app is free.
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