• Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 12+
Downloadfor Android Downloadfor iOS

About Poptropica

Poptropica is an app that helps you explore as a virtual world quest game. Poptropica is available for free to download on iOS and Android devices.

Poptropica Review

Poptropica is one of the most popular free online games for kids. This guide explains to parents how the game and app work, and what security measures are keeping kids safe online.

What do we like about Poptropica?

Children find this virtual environment to be a lot of fun to imagine themselves in because of the graphics, characters, and other visual components that make it up. It's crucial that children have the ability to read or hear the conversation of the characters read aloud. To save progress, several users can store their profiles.

What skills does it improve?

As you board your very own blimp, the adventure begins as you explore the unexplored islands while avoiding dangers like rocks and storms and learning about the fascinating islands from above the sky. In order to make your blimp even more manoeuvrable and take you to new locations, you'll need to unlock different parts throughout the game.

There are more than 80 personalities you can engage with throughout the course of the game, and the language is frequently amusing and motivating. You will learn the mysterious history of the island and experience mini-events like digging for secrets, fusing objects to find hidden ones, and combining ingredients to make potions by tapping and swiping them.

What age is it appropriate for?

Poptropica is appropriate for kids of all ages. 

Is Poptropica free?

Poptropica can be downloaded for free on all Android and iOS devices. 

Is Poptropica easy to use?

On Poptropica: forgotten islands, pick a boy or girl for your character and design them. Start reading the dialogue that appears in the cartoon speech bubbles. To begin exploring the surroundings, advance your finger forward and hold it. To learn more about a mission, tap characters holding scrolls. Toss stuff you find on the mission into your backpack by tapping. Continue meeting people who can provide hints or present challenges, gather what is required, travel to different islands, and earn coins to spend on accessories.

How will students benefit?

Children travel across an ocean in a blimp, land on islands, and embark on adventures while learning about Poptropica's history one artefact at a time. Kids are simply asked to look for sets of objects as part of the missions. Once the task is finished, they receive points to go for accessories. The 80 characters that children see on the app are controlled by the programme, not other users, so they cannot interact with one another like they can on the Poptropica website.

How will teachers benefit?

Teachers can assign students to write letters to the other characters on this website from the perspective of their avatars once they've had time to play this game. Students can describe the journey their avatar had, what they want to do next in the game, or even ask the other character to join them on a new journey. Students can share their finished letters on a class webpage.

How will parents benefit?

Parents should be aware that the virtual world quest game Poptropica: Forgotten Islands is intended for children. 

What can Poptropica improve on?

No verbal instructions are given in Poptropica. There must be some reading provided.

How much does Poptropica cost?

Parents who don't want to be asked to make in-app purchases will particularly value the fact that the $4.99 purchase fee is all that is necessary.

Final thoughts

Users can enjoy a choose-your-own-adventure narrative on Poptropica through games. Users must create an avatar by specifying their gender and age before proceeding. The adventure then starts after Poptropica produces an avatar for the player. Users can get instructions on how to move their avatar on Poptropica.com. Users must decide how they want to go after meeting other characters in the story as their avatars. The "Menu" button is located in the top right corner of the screen and allows users to choose between the adventure, the home page, and the store as they advance through the game. Additionally, as players progress in the game, they can earn credits that can be used to purchase items from the shop.

App Details

Teacher Ratings


Android, iPad, iPhone





Creative Development


In-App Purchases - Yes

In-App Advertising - No


StoryArc Media

Download Poptropica

Downloadfor Android Downloadfor iOS

Screenshots for Poptropica

  • PoptropicaPoptropicaPoptropicaPoptropicaPoptropicaPoptropicaPoptropicaPoptropica