Pocket Universe Express - John Kennedy

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Short takes

An app for exploring the sky.


No gambling content found in the levels played

This review of Pocket Universe Express was completed by the Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM) on 1 June 2014.

About the app

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

Name of app: Pocket Universe Express
Developed by: John Kennedy
Platform reviewed: Apple App Store
Cost: Free
ACCM suggested age: 5+
Gambling content advice: No gambling content found in the levels played

ACCM review

This review of Pocket Universe Express contains the following information:

The level to which the game was reviewed

All levels reviewed.

App description

This free App is simple way to explore the sky, exploring stars, constellations and planets just by moving the app over the sky. As a free App additional features are not available.

Reviewers comments

This Astronomy app is a “try before you buy” preview into the paid App “Pocket Universe”, which you can obtain either as its own App or buy purchasing within “Pocket Universe Express”. A ‘window in the sky’ the app works as you focus your tablet onto the sky. Some information about each astronomical feature is available with more tools, such as a virtual sky walk and additional information available in the full App.

In App purchasing

Yes: Upgrade to the full App.

Online information



No gambling content found during this review.

Advertising and product placement


Gender stereotypes and sexual references


Coarse language


Game playing behaviour which may be of concern to some parents

No game playing behaviour which may be of concern to parents was found during this review.



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Gambling content advice

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Simulated casino style gambling. Not suitable for minors

Contains some elements of gambling. Some content is not recommended for minors. Parental guidance recommended

No gambling content found in the levels played