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Today’s apps gone free: Over, Toca Store, Cavernaut and more

Today’s apps gone free: Over, Toca Store, Cavernaut and more

App Bargain Bin
February 4, 2016

Unleash your creative side, play shopkeep, and pilot a spaceship through a maze of caves with today’s collection of apps and games.

All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice regardless of stated free duration. Price changes are solely under the control of the developers.

Universal:

Toca Robot Lab ($2.99 → Free, 55.1 MB): Children can build their very own robots and give them test flights in various facilities in this educational game. Toca Boca makes some of the best children’s games around, so don’t delay and download today!

Toca Robot Lab allows your child’s imagination to run wild. They’re able to build their very own robots from hundreds of colorful scraps, but they won’t be overwhelmed by the choices since only three are presented at a time. Each session is different, however, so eventually your child will make it though every one. Once completed they can give their robot a test flight to make sure it works.

Toca Robot Lab is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 964 ratings.

NodeBeat – Playful Music for All ($1.99 → Free, 22.1 MB): A node-based audio sequencer and generative music app. Everyone from young children to their grandparents will enjoy creating music with NodeBeat.

Drag different nodes all around the screen and connect them to each other to create pulsing sounds. There’s no wrong way to go about it, so just have fun. The app includes a variety of customization options like the ability to add gravity to nodes, adjustable pulse rate and beat sync, and echo volume. It also includes 20 musical scales, a seven octave range, all 12 musical key signatures, and the ability to record and send your tunes via email.

NodeBeat – Playful Music for All is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 496 ratings.

Toca House ($2.99 → Free, 70.3 MB): Children can play house in a colorful and detailed environment in Toca House. It’s ideal for children ages two through six.

Yet another adorable educational app from Toca Boca. Your little ones must help five friends do their chores around the house. They’ll be required to do the dishes, iron, sweep, plant flowers, and much more. The app includes 19 different mini-games, with a completely different order each time. It also includes fun sounds and animations, and original Toca Boca artwork.

Toca House is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 2965 ratings.

Toca Kitchen ($2.99 → Free, 52.9 MB): Your little ones can play with their food with this fun entertainment app from Toca Boca. It allows children to freely explore the kitchen.

They get to cook for four cute characters, each with their own favorite food. They’re able to grab 12 different items from the fridge and slice, boil, fry, cook, microwave, and mix them together. They can then feed morsels of scrumptious food to their guests and watch how they respond. There’s even a vegetarian mode!

Toca Kitchen is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 3556 ratings.

Toca Store ($2.99 → Free, 59.3 MB): Toca Store allows your child to play shopkeep. It’s a great way to teach your child about learning to make choices.

Toca Store allows your child to play with their friends without all of the cleanup afterwards. They can set up their very own store by choosing between the 34 different items, and then open it and invite friends and family to start shopping. Upon checkout, your child can set their own prices, drag and drop the correct amount of coins into the register, and place items in the checkout bag.

Toca Store is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1522 ratings.

Over — Creative Typography, Graphic Design & Photo Editing ($3.99 → Free, 62.5 MB): Express your thoughts and creative ideas through photos with Over. Anyone can be a graphic designer with Over.

Over features the tools you need to awaken your creative superpowers. It allows you to use any photo from your library, or you can tap into the app’s vast library to find something that inspires you. Then create your message using more than 300 spectacular fonts and 800 illustrations. You’re able to save your favorites for later to avoid having to scroll through the entire library over and over. The app allows you to perform some basic photo editing as well.

Over — Creative Typography, Graphic Design & Photo Editing is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 7692 ratings.

Cavernaut ($1.99 → Free, 48.7 MB): Pilot your spaceship through a maze of caves in order to reach the surface in Cavernaut. It’s for fans of classic arcade games like Lunar Lander.

Guide your spaceship though the caves by tilting to steer and tapping to fire your thrusters. Keep an eye out for landing pads as you make your way to the surface, because although your spirits may be high, your fuel will always be running low. Watch out for hazards like laser beams and mines, and try to collect as many luminum crystals as possible on your journey. They’re the universal currency in your part of the galaxy that will allow you to upgrade your ship.

Cavernaut is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 117 ratings.

That concludes today’s issue of Apps Gone Free. If you like staying on top of these daily deals, don’t forget to check out our free AppsGoneFree app. It provides all the deals each day, and even an archive of past deals that are still active.

Developers:

If you are a developer who would like to get your app included in our “Apps Gone Free” daily lists, here’s our basic set of rules:

  • It must have at least a three-star average rating at the time it goes free.
  • The app must not have been free numerous times (3+) over the last six months.
  • The free version of your app must not include ads.

To submit an app, simply send a request to [email protected] with the subject “Apps Gone Free.” Please include the name of the app, a link to it in the App Store, when and for how long you intend to offer the app for free, and anything else you would like to share. We will take it from there.

Mentioned apps

Free
Toca Kitchen
Toca Kitchen
Toca Boca AB
Free
Toca House
Toca House
Toca Boca AB
Free
Toca Store
Toca Store
Toca Boca AB
Free
Toca Robot Lab
Toca Robot Lab
Toca Boca AB
Free
Over — Creative Typography, Graphic Design & Photo Editing
Over — Creative Typography, Graphic Design & Photo Editing
Over
Free
Cavernaut
Cavernaut
Jan Schoenepauck
Free
NodeBeat - Playful Music for All
NodeBeat - Playful Music for All
AffinityBlue

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