Pokémon Playhouse

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Pokémon Playhouse
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Pokémon Playhouse logo
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Basic info
Platform: iOS, Android, Kindle Fire
Category: Entertainment, Pretend Play
Players: 1
Connectivity: None
Developer: The Pokémon Company International
Publisher: The Pokémon Company International
Part of: Generation VII side series
Ratings
CERO: N/A
ESRB: E
ACB: N/A
OFLC: N/A
PEGI: 3
GRB: N/A
GSRR: N/A
Release dates
Japan: N/A
North America: September 21, 2017
Australia: September 21, 2017
Europe: September 21, 2017
South Korea: N/A
Hong Kong: N/A
Taiwan: N/A
Websites
Japanese: N/A
English: Official site
Pokémon.com

Pokémon Playhouse is a free app provided by The Pokémon Company International for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire. It was released in North America, Europe, and Australia on September 21, 2017. Intended for young children, the game is fully voiced, with no reading skills required to play it.

Blurb

In Pokémon Playhouse, your child can interact with all kinds of cute Pokémon as they explore various locations, including a tower, lounge, and outdoor playground. Every location within Pokémon Playhouse features activities created just for younger Pokémon fans, such as taking care of Pokémon in the Pokémon Grooming activity, or identifying Pokémon in the night sky in the Search the Stars activity.

To accompany the unique look of the Pokémon in Pokémon Playhouse, your child can watch them at play in new picture stories. Head to the Playroom to listen to a story and see the adorable Pokémon go on exciting new adventures!

At the beginning of their time in the Pokémon Playhouse, your child will be given a Pokémon Egg to keep track of. As your child explores the Pokémon Playhouse and completes activities, the Pokémon Egg will begin to hatch, and eventually reveal a new Pokémon!

Designed for children ages 3–5, no reading or math skills are necessary to complete activities. A friendly human character will host and narrate all the activities so your child can enjoy every aspect of the Pokémon Playhouse regardless of their learning level.

The Pokémon Playhouse app does not collect any personal information and does not include any in-app purchases.

Download the app for free and let your child start exploring the wonderful Pokémon Playhouse today!

Gameplay

The player is greeted by Leena, who explains the activities and the goal of the game: to befriend all of the Pokémon at the playhouse. The player starts with six Pokémon befriended and must hatch eggs to befriend more. Eggs hatch by the player completing five activities.

Playground

The playground houses only one activity, placing six Pokémon on or around several pieces of playground equipment. Only smaller Pokémon can be put on equipment.

Playroom

The playroom has three activities: reading stories, completing puzzles, and playing flashlight tag. Players choose one of three stories, which is read aloud, with the words highlighted for players to follow along. Puzzles involve slotting Pokémon into their correct spot in a jigsaw puzzle. Flashlight tag is played by finding silhouettes in a darkened field.

Lounge

The player can feed and groom Pokémon in the lounge. To groom a Pokémon, the player drags the tool shown above the Pokémon's head over it. Feeding Berries to Pokémon functions similarly, with the Berries rotating on and off the screen.

Tower

Two activities are in the tower: constellation connect-the-dots and Pokémon choir. Connect-the-dots has the player drag their finger along points around a Pokémon's silhouette. After connecting the points, the image of the Pokémon is colored in by rubbing over it. In the Pokémon choir, a line of notes appears at the bottom of the screen. Each note is a Pokémon, and tapping the Pokémon on the screen above in order completes the song and activity.

Pokémon friends

The list of Pokémon the player has befriended is accessed from the console in the center of the playhouse.

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Pikachu Chansey Snorlax Wobbuffet Alolan Raichu Zygarde Core
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Bulbasaur Charmander Squirtle Meowth Magikarp Eevee
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Chikorita Cyndaquil Totodile Hoothoot Pichu Cleffa
75px Hoppip Playhouse.png 75px 75px 75px 75px
Togepi Hoppip Wooper Snubbull Teddiursa Delibird
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Smeargle Treecko Torchic Mudkip Turtwig Chimchar
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Piplup Combee Munchlax Snivy Tepig Oshawott
75px 75px 75px Rowlet Playhouse.png Litten Playhouse.png Popplio Playhouse.png
Chespin Fennekin Froakie Rowlet Litten Popplio
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Pikipek Grubbin Rockruff Salandit Bounsweet Pyukumuku
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Komala Togedemaru Alolan Sandshrew Alolan Vulpix

Version history

iOS

Version Release date Changes
1.0 September 21, 2017
  • Initial release

Android

Version Release date Changes
1.0.0 September 21, 2017
  • Meet Pokémon friends
1.0.4 September 25, 2017
  • Fixed a rare bug where the app would launch to a blank screen on some devices.
1.0.5 September 26, 2017
  • Fixed Title Screen bug related to localization.

Compatibility

The game can be played on:

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Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Pavillon Pokémon
Germany Flag.png German Pokémon-Spielhaus
Italy Flag.png Italian Casetta dei Pokémon
Spain Flag.png Spanish Casa de Juegos Pokémon


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