Zangadoo Kangaroo, An Australian Adventure Game Review and Prize Pack Giveaway


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As many of you know, I traveled to Australia in 2010/2011 (New Years Eve in Sydney = awesome!) to watch a cricket series that shares my nickname. Ever since, I’ve been quite partial to all things Australian, so when Zangadoo Entertainment contacted me to review their mobile app game, I was more than happy to participate.

Me and Dan in Australia

This whimsical puzzle games requires one to launch baby joeys across a number of obstacles including dingos and crocodiles to the safety of a friend on the other side, all the while listening to fun didgeridoo music. The controls are fairly simple and easy to catch onto, especially if you’d played other popular launching games, like that one with the disgruntled aviaries. As you play, you travel around Australia, visiting all different area such as the outback, Billabong, the rainforest, the beach, and finally back home to Zangadoo and Joey’s home – Zillaroo.

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The game is free to play, with the typical optional in game micro transactions which allow you to purchase coins to unlock things like magic boomerangs to help you when you’re stuck, avatars, and different colored joeys. You can also earn coins through game play to acquire these extras.

The team at Zangadoo has not only created a cute, fun game, but they’ve really brought the characters of their game to life with their books and merchandise. Their Tumblr page includes a great deal of great information about Australia, which is all very well suited for young children. The Australian culture is so fascinating and fun, and a perfect starting point for educating young children about places and people all around the world. I mean, what child doesn’t love kangaroos, koalas, and wombats??

Watch the trailer below for more information about this fun game!

Besides playing Zangadoo, there’s lots of other ways you can connect with Australian culture. Want to know a big one? Try some Vegemite!! It’s good for you.

zangadoo and vegemite

The game is available to download for free from iTunes.

Enter to win your own fun pack of Zangadoo merchandise via the Rafflecopter.


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About Ashley

Ashley is the newest writer for One Little Mister. She is a 25 year old preschool teacher and first time mother to son Garrett. Her interests include breastfeeding, crafting, researching child growth and development topics until all hours of the night, drinking lots of coffee, and talking about cricket on twitter.


  1. Sandra VanHoey says:

    I like Mrs. Kangaroo

  2. Darlene Owen says:

    I love Corky Croc the best.

  3. We like Emily Emu.

  4. Audra O'Hara says:

    My favorite is Pippa Platypus.

  5. amy williams says:

    I like Corky Croc

  6. mrs kangaroo

  7. Samantha L says:

    I like Cooper Koala.

  8. I like Cooper Koala.

  9. JJ Caraway says:

    I like Cooper Koala

  10. Danielle Jones says:

    I like Cooper Koala hes so cute.

  11. Ann Barham says:

    I really like Cooper Koala.

  12. Teresa Thompson says:

    I like Pippa.

  13. Kimberly Schotz says:

    I like Pippa Platypus and Wally Wombat

  14. lissa crane says:

    We love Cooper the Koala!

  15. Barnaby Budgie. We had parakeets as kids.

  16. Gabrielle Marshall says:

    I like Cooper Koala!

  17. Emmi Jones says:

    I LOVE Cooper Koala <3 Thank you so much for the chance! <3

  18. jenn McClearn says:

    cooper the koala is so cute :)

  19. Diana Hatch says:

    We like Emily Emu

  20. I like Cooper the koala

  21. Melinda Stephens says:

    I like Corky Croc.

  22. I think that Corky Croc is my fave….too cute.

  23. I like Emily Emu.

  24. I feel like I have a lot in common with Cooper Koala in that I too am feeling very, very tired!

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