SparkNotes – Education App Review

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As noticed in the ratings you may of seen that everything had a somewhat medium length rating all being about 20% this being because Sparknotes is an app for all ages that will summarize books and stories from ages 3 and up meaning some things will not be appropriate for the younger audience and other things will be.

What You Need To Know As A Parent

As a parent you need to know that Sparknotes is free and is an educational app that provides information of thousands of books. Many students in high school use this app when they don’t want to read a very long piece of writing. Spark notes summarizes thousands of stories and books so that you don’t have to read the whole thing to grasp the concept of it.

Content Overview

  • There is a small amount of bad language in this app because it is for all ages and it summarizes books
  • There is also a small amount of sexual content shown in this app because again for the same reason it is for all ages
  • There is some bad language in this app shown throughout the information they provide you
  • This is kid-friendly and provides an excellent amount of resources for education but also shows some things that may not be considered kid-friendly as shown in the app ratings

Our Opinion Of The App

Game advice team downloaded and installed this app on an iPhone and thought that it was great and extremely resourceful and educational. We highly recommend this app because it provides so much information and can also help your child with schooling and help them learn things easier.

App Ratings

  • Overall “Kid Friendly” Rating 40% 40%
  • Amount of violence 20% 20%
  • Level of sexual content 20% 20%
  • Use of bad language 20% 20%





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Age Appropriateness

Age 14+


Most information found on SparkNotes is found from various websites. If you are still concerned and unsure if your child should purchase this app then you can go and check out CommonSenseMedia and read their information on SparkNotes. If that still is not enough information for you then you can always go type exactly what your concern is about SparkNotes on Google.


Posted on

March 19, 2016