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Little Shop 2 App is an augmented reality game where players unlock dancing characters by scanning Coles Little Shop 2 mini collectables. Players swipe controllers on the screen to make their Little Dancer dance. Little Shop 2 is suitable for ages 5+, however parental guidance is recommended to 10 due to online connectivity which allows for purchase of merchandise.
This review of Little Shop 2 was completed by the Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM) on 4 September 2019.
This section contains details about the app provided by an ACCM Reviewer.
|Name of app:||Little Shop 2|
|Developed by:||Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd|
|Platform reviewed:||Apple App Store|
|Developer's suggested age:||Rated 4+|
|ACCM suggested age:||Suitable for ages 5+, however parental guidance recommended for ages 5-10 due to online connectivity|
|Gambling content advice:||No gambling content found in the levels played|
This review of Little Shop 2 contains the following information:
The game was played for several hours
Little Shop 2 requires players to collect the Little Shop 2 mini collectables by making purchases at Coles. Players are to collect as many ‘collectables’ as possible and scan each one in to the app. Each collectable unlocks a ‘Little Dancer’, with 30 to collect, each with its own Little Dancer. The more mini collectables players have, the more Little Dancers players can unlock. Once the mini collectables have been scanned and Little Dancers unlocked, players can click play game. Players then select the Little Dancer they wish to use and control its dancing by waiting for the dance moves to line up with the centre of the screen, then swiping or tapping in motions across the screen to make their character dance. Once the dance has finished, players are presented with the option to either save their video to gallery or share their video to social media platforms.
Whilst Little Shop 2 does not include any content that should be concerning for younger players, parents are reminded that in order to play the game, purchases must be made at Coles to receive the Little Shop 2 Mini Collectable items. The game cannot be played without these mini collectables, which may prove inconvenient for parents. In addition, online connectivity includes the easily accessible Coles Website where Little Shop 2 merchandise can readily be purchased.
There is no In-App purchasing in this game.
There is some online connectivity, such as:
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.
There is no additional advertising or product placement in this game, other than Coles and the products promoted through the Little Shop 2 mini collectables.
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