Crafty Cut - all access - Touch Press Inc.

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Short takes

This app is a 3D shape puzzle game. Players will benefit from having good mental rotation and problem-solving skills. Parental guidance from ages 4 – 8 due to subscription features requiring monthly payments.


No gambling content found in the levels played

This review of Crafty Cut - all access was completed by the Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM) on 16 April 2019.

About the app

This section contains details about the app provided by an ACCM Reviewer.

Name of app: Crafty Cut - all access
Developed by: Touch Press Inc.
Platform reviewed: Apple App Store
Cost: Paid
Developer's suggested age: 4+
ACCM suggested age: PG ages 4-8 (subscription features)
Gambling content advice: No gambling content found in the levels played

ACCM review

This review of Crafty Cut - all access contains the following information:

The level to which the game was reviewed

Our reviewer played the game for several hours.

App description

Crafty Cut is a puzzle game that requires players to rotate various 3D shapes in order to find the appropriate place to cut it to reveal the required 2D shape. For example, one level requires the player to cut into a 3D cylinder to reveal an oblong rectangle on the cut surface. Rotation of the shapes is achieved by swiping left, right, up and down. Cutting is achieved by pressing on a point just outside of the shape, dragging a line across and then letting go. The player then selects the 2D surface and hits the Submit button. The aim of the game is to use the required amount of cuts to make the best 2D shape as possible. If players subscribe, then other game modes unlock, such as: Rotate Mode (rotate the 3D shape to fit the on-coming hole) and Combine Mode (fit pieces together to make the require shape). The subscription also allows full access to other educational Touch Press Games.

Reviewers comments

Crafty Cut is an educational game that allows children to practice complex cognitive processes such as mental rotation, spatial awareness, processing speed and general problem solving.

Parents only need to be aware that subscribing to this game could be easily achieved through pressing a couple of buttons - which provides one week free but then automatically deducts $7.49 (AUD) from your account each month (until cancelled). Most devices should be set to require a password for every purchase – however in some cases, people may have it set to require a password only after a set amount of time (usually 15 minutes) following a previous purchase. To check this on your iPad, go to Settings > iTunes & App Store > Password Settings > Purchases and In-App Purchases, you can then select “Always Require” (a password). 

In App purchasing

There is the option to 'upgrade' to the paid version of this app which is by monthly subscription:

  • AUD$7.49 per month

Online information

  • There is no online information required for this game. 


At the time of review, the reviewer found no simulated gambling content.  If you discover simulated gambling content in this app, please contact us with the details so we can update our review.

Advertising and product placement

  • Other games by the same developer are advertised on the home screen. 

Gender stereotypes and sexual references

  • None noted.

Coarse language

  • None noted.

Game playing behaviour which may be of concern to some parents

  • None noted.



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No gambling content found in the levels played