What's New

Converted Arthur's Big App to 64-bit to support more devices and kids' ongoing adventures in Elwood City!

App Description

School’s out at Lakewood Elementary School and that means it's time for an after school adventure! Join Arthur, Buster, Francine, and Muffy in a series of mini-games set all around Elwood City!

• 5 unique mini-games hosted in memorable locations around Elwood City;
• 15 overall levels for each mini-game;
• 50 collectable characters from throughout the history of the series;
• A touch and swipe library game that lets kids be the librarian at the Elwood City Library;
• A drag and drop smoothie game in which kids make smoothies for Arthur characters at the Sugar Bowl;
• A freeze tag game that lets kids play with Arthur characters at the Lakewood Elementary School playground;
• A music game in which kids to play a variety of tunes including the ARTHUR theme song.
• A costume game in which kids have to help Muffy get the rest of the gang into costume and ready for the school play!

Children 6-8 can tap and swipe their way through multi-level games that encourage positive social skills. Focusing on pro-social values and friendship, each game allows kids to explore the ARTHUR world and collaborate and compete with their favorite ARTHUR characters. As levels are completed, kids accumulate points to unlock characters from throughout the history of the series populating all the Elwood City interactive character scenes.

Arthur's Big App is based on the PBS KIDS series ARTHUR, produced by WGBH, and designed to extend the series’ pro-social curriculum.

For more learning adventures with ARTHUR, visit pbskids.org/arthur. For more apps from PBS KIDS, visit http://to.pbs.org/kidsapps.

Arthur's Big App is part of PBS KIDS’ ongoing commitment to helping kids build the skills they need to succeed in school and in life. PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers all children the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and digital media, as well as community-based programs.

Across all media platforms, PBS KIDS is committed to creating a safe and secure environment for children and families and being transparent about what information is collected from users. To learn more about PBS KIDS’ privacy policy, visit pbskids.org/privacy.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • September 25, 2014 Initial release
  • October 10, 2014 New version 1.01
  • October 23, 2014 New version 1.1
  • December 12, 2014 New version 1.2
  • August 19, 2016 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • June 15, 2019 New version 1.2.1