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Toca Cars

by Toca Boca
Platform: Android Rated: All Ages
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (138 customer reviews)

Price: $2.99
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What's new in version 1.0.1
  • Includes performance changes for new Amazon devices.

Product Details

  • ASIN: B00G118LYY
  • Release Date: October 24, 2013
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (138 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #539 Paid in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Paid in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Two fearless drivers
  • Stay off or on the road, it doesn't matter
  • Arrange your own world any way you like
  • Crash'n'Restore - don't worry about things falling over, the Restore Button will fix it.
  • No rules or stress - play any way you want to!

Product Description

Buckle up, friends! It’s time for Toca Cars! In Toca Cars you do what feels right. No rules apply to these roads. Cruise through big puddles of ice cream, fly off jumps into a lake or build a huge pile of houses, stop lights, and mailboxes and drive right through. Ready, set, GO!

The world of Toca Cars is made from 100% recycled cardboard, including the little dog that may chase you! Want to speed through the lake, bump a tree, and knock over the stop sign one more time? No problem! Simply push the restore button and do it again!

When you choose Editor mode you can arrange your own jumps, races, trees, animals and houses. Build small jumps or big jumps, place a quarter pipe in the lake and maybe even get surprised by a robot…

Toca Cars is where you stop following roads, and start doing whatever feels right for you! Toca Cars is suitable for kids between 3-9 years. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to start your engines!

Technical Details

  • Size: 32.5MB
  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Developed By: Toca Boca
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Open network sockets
    • Write to external storage
    • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
    • Access the vibration feature
    • Access information about networks
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.3.3
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 5 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
32 of 36 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars CRASH! Great Game from Toca Boca December 22, 2013
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A game really has to be outstanding for me to give 5 stars and this one knocks my socks off.

It is truly frustration free for children aged 3 and up. I'm playing with a 2 year old and there is mild frustration that comes from having motor skills that aren't developed quite enough for games, but a 3 year old will have no problems.

What is great about this game is that there is absolutely no frustration. It's non-violent. It gives choices and allows the game to continue when the child goes off road of off the normal course. What is so great about this is that it gives the child an opportunity to problem solve without having to hand you the game (and interrupt you doing dishes or laundry) to get them unstuck. It's really a brilliant concept for young gaming.

No intrusive permissions, no in app purchasing, no ads. Nothing here gives me any pause about putting the games in the hands of a child. Well done.
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46 of 58 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Toca games are great October 27, 2013
By C.J.
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Even though the toca games are made for younger audiences, I find myself enthralled by the simple and entertaining game mechanics. As a 15 year old guy, I don't quite know if that's a good thing. But I digress.
The game is simple enough. In the menu you choose if your driver is male or female then you choose one of the two maps. One map is preloaded with buildings and ramps ( my favorite is the airplane one which turns your car onto a glider ) and the other is a blank canvas for you to build whatever you want.
I am slightly dissapointed in the fact that the cars are not customisable , and you have very limited resources when creating a map. But these minor flaws are easily forgotten when you keep mind that its made for littler kids and not people like me.

My 6 year old god-brother loves it so there's that as well
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38 of 48 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Whimsical with a learning curve October 27, 2013
By Lally
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As a grandmother new to the world of children's apps, the technique of playing Toca Cars baffles me. My two young grandsons, however, have great fun with it. They have not yet developed skill driving Toca Cars but they love it anyway. They crash, drive through lakes, skid into fields, knock down stop signs and generally drive uncontrollably. Whee!
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
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Neat fun for kids to play driving wildly. No rules or real objectives, just drive as crazy as you like. Drive around obstacles or just crash into them. You can Jump Ramps (wings appear while car is airbourne), Drive through Water, Chase the Dog, etc. Car is controlled by sliding your finger on screen in the direction you want car to go. Controls work well and car movements are smooth. However, it takes much practice to get the car movements to work accurately enough to avoid over-controlling or crashing unintentionally. Gets a little sloppy at times. Still fun to drive the car around the predesigned track or you can design you own track with any or all available buildings and other items. Music and Sounds are good also.

Overall, a good concept. Could use some improvements for better driving accuracy. Also would benefit by having some goals and then give positive feedback when accomplished. Kid's attention spans are short so some improvements could keep them from getting Bored too soon. I like this app but Grandkids get bored quickly. Still a decent app especially if you give it some time to master the movements. Many kids will just Enjoy the Crashing and Wild Driving and that's OK. Others will enjoy the Creative opportunities by building their own track with selected items.
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13 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great driving app for little kids! December 22, 2013
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This is a great app that lets preschoolers take the chance to drive ..over lakes, buildings, and other objects. The actual ability to steer is not too easy for my 4 year old, but the concept of the app was picked up very quickly. She designed her own driver (you can choose a boy or girl) and then select a map. There is one already designed so it is easy to start nearly immediately.

She loves playing this and will likely play it regularly.

I did not find any intrusive permissions or problematic spyware/adware, so combining this with the high interest from the child in the target age range, I give it 5 stars! If you see this as a FAOTD, it is definitely worth the download. If it is no longer offered as a free app, it is still worth buying.
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13 of 17 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Just OK December 17, 2013
By Jocelyn
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All you really get to do in this game is make little basic and simplistic arenas and drive cars around in it. There is not enough entertainment here for anything over 99 cents, if that. My son who loves cars and car related apps tried this once and hasn't gone back. For myself, I found it pretty boring and pointless. I have also tried Toca Hair Salon 2 as it was free app of the day once (also a Toca Boca app) and I enjoyed that one enough to play with it for a while without my son even being present. This one was boring for both of us. There is so much that could be done to make this game more fun, but sadly it is just way to limited and open ended, a bad combo.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars So-so December 22, 2013
By James
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Things I liked:

* Graphics
* Sound
* A make-your-own-world option
* No in-game advertising
* No shop button for the child to get into trouble with

Things I didn't like:

* Open-ended, and yet very limited
** Only two drivers to choose from
** Only one landscape, period
** Cannot customize the vehicle
** No options for objectives, if the parent and child are so inclined
* No option to choose between touch-screen and tilting for controls
* The instructions were filed under "For Parents", which was in small font in a corner

The app has potential, I will give it that. However, as it currently stands, it's not worth $3. I'm glad I got to find this out via Free App of the Day instead of the hard way.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Great!
Item was as described. Great!
Published 24 days ago by WtW
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great game
Published 1 month ago by robert b aldridge
4.0 out of 5 stars Good for 3-4 year old
I found this game incredibly boring, but my 4 year old loves to set up the worlds and drive around. Easy enough for him to figure out without much help from me and keeps him busy... Read more
Published 2 months ago by J. Conn
3.0 out of 5 stars hmmm
Well it is a great game at first but then I started to get bored of it because you start to do the same things all over again and it's really boring.
Published 3 months ago by Autumn Leaves
4.0 out of 5 stars daughter likes it.
My daughter who is six has a few toca boca apps in her kindle. She is really enjoying this one as well.
Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
1.0 out of 5 stars cute
kind of a cute driving game but no real challenge. Might be more appreciated from a minecraft point of view, just not for me
Published 3 months ago by Rave Racer
3.0 out of 5 stars Ehh. But that's coming from an old person
Same great design. I guess I'm more into Sim City type civil engineering. I understand this game includes features to layout the town and obstacles. Read more
Published 3 months ago by WriteOn
3.0 out of 5 stars Ok.............
I love Toca apps.
This app is great, but it is a little hard to control the car.
I like how you can build your own track.
Overall, this app is nice.
Published 4 months ago by Sally S. Gould
5.0 out of 5 stars Simple, but fun, at the same time
Even though Toca Cars is for children under the age of 6, I love it. I get to drive and build cars to "drive" around in. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Sara
4.0 out of 5 stars Toca Cars - Simple but the Kiddos Love It
This is a very simple app. I cant really call it a game because there isn't any traditional gameplay involved. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Michelle
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