Toca Band - Educational App
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Reviewed by Kelly Maxwell, SLP and parent on 2014-10-26 20:46:22
What a fun, odd little app. It's easy for young kids and older children with intellectual disabilities to figure out. They love putting together different combinations of musicians. My daughter and younger students enjoy playing with this app.
Reviewed by Anny Gateley, Special Ed Teacher on 2014-04-02 21:45:14
This is tons of noisy, open ended creative fun. There are a variety of instruments and the animation is awesome.
Reviewed by Sharon Turriff, Parent on 2013-07-08 21:56:50
Toca Band. What a lot of fun this is. My daughter just loves playing around with this. I love to see her experimenting to try out different sounds and see what works together. It is great to teach children about rhythm and how different sounds can compliment each other to make up their own unique song. I think this is a wonderful app that is teaching children about music while they are having fun playing. I also love the fact that if they put one of the characters into the star position they can play with that character individually. This allows your child even more freedom of expression and creativity in their work. A truly wonderful app with no IAP's and external links are locked from children.
Reviewed by Helen Wagner, SLP on 2013-05-26 18:30:29
Toca Band is a fun new way to explore and create music and rhythm. See how different "voices"combine to make music! Fun and imaginative characters liven up this app and you will smile as the characters chime in to make your special song! Leave it to Toca Boca for fun fun fun!
Reviewed by SAMANTHA BODDE, Parent on 2013-04-03 22:04:47
Toca Band Toca Band is getting ready for their big concert and needs your help to mix beats and sounds together for their hit song! 16 characters are in this app each with their own unique sound and musical rhythms. Try out new band combinations, explore different sounds
Description from Developer
Play with sounds and create your own band!
Rock out with Toca Band!
Toca Band is getting ready for their big concert and needs your help to mix beats and sounds together for their hit song! Toca Band is a fun and easy toy that encourages children to explore music in a new creative way! Choose from 16 different cool characters – each with their own unique quirky sound and musical rhythms. Put your band members on stage to get the music started – then move them around and see what happens! Try out new band combinations, explore different sounds – and while you’re at it, why not give the lovable rapper, Stikk Figga something he always dreamed of: a solo performance!
With Toca Band you can play together with your kids and experiment with sounds, beats and rhythms in lots of fun ways. Guitar or opera, upbeat or downtempo, let’s find out what sounds best together!
√ Background music, animation and fun sound effects.
√ 16 colorful characters, each with their own unique sounds and moves!
√ 48 fun sound loops that can be put together in endless combinations
√ Change the way each character plays by placing them further up- or downstage
√ Make the song the way you like it – then dance along with your own moves
√ Play and improvise in solo mode by placing a character on the star
√ Combine rhythm instruments with melody and vocals
√ Amazing original graphics
√ No rules or stress – play any way your kids want to!
√ Kid friendly interface!
√ No third-party advertising!
√ No in-app purchases!
Each character plays their own instrument in Toca Band - and there are loads to try:
- Bang Bang Chef - Drums
- Dancy Nancy - Piano
- Mr Whizzle Whiz - Whistle
- Shaky McBones - Maraca
- Zuzz - Accordion
- Figara - Opera Singing
- Kalinka - Singing
- Stikk Figga - Rapping
- Lil’ Riff - Guitar
- Frig’n Frog - Frog
- Wao Miao - Theremin
- Tic Toc - Clock Percussion
- Shoe String Charlie - Bass Guitar
- Balooney - Balloon
- Dolores - Percussion
- Bimbell - Harp
Toca Band is not a game – it’s a toy where you and your kids get to explore music together. Oh, and don’t forget to let your kids make some noise of their own too!
As with all Toca Boca toys, there are no high scores, time limits or stress. Your kids can play with it however they want! Toca Band is suitable for kids between 2-9 years old.
If you like Toca Band – check out our other digital toys available for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad! Find all on http://www.tocaboca.com
ABOUT TOCA BOCA
Toca Boca is an award winning game studio that makes digital toys for kids. We think playing and having fun is the best way to learn about the world. Therefore we make digital toys and games that help stimulate the imagination, and that you can play together with your kids. Best of