Away with the fairies? No, they’re right here with us, on our iPhone and iPad screens thanks to clever new augmented reality app Fairy Magic.
You'd expect something a bit special from a team that has previously worked with ILM and the Harry Potter films, and the '3D Enchanted Reality technology' behind Fairy Magic doesn't disappoint.
Hold up your iOS device to, say, your garden or kitchen sink, and overlaid on the scene are delightful, interactive, tappable and - most importantly - collectable fairies darting about.
The aim is to find all 50 fairies, but some are for sale in the 'Fairy Pond' at 69p a pop; here you can also review your collected fairies in the form of a jigsaw.
After the first few visits, apart from the attraction of collecting all the fairies, there isn't a lot to keep you coming back. It's worth getting, though, if only for the amazement on your children's faces when you reveal to them the secret world of fairies all around them.
- Price: 69p / 99¢
- Works with: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch
- Version: 1.0
- App size: 42.8MB
- Developer: Inlifesize Ltd
- Age rating: 4+
This review originally featured in Tap! Magazine issue 22.
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Our Verdict 10 /
- The fairies, of course
- (whisper) They're not actually there