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Weird But True

By National Geographic

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


* Winner of Spring 2012 Parents’ Choice Funstuff Award * New York Times App to Keep Kids Happy * Chosen as App of the Week, New & Noteworthy, What’s Hot, and Staff Favorite by Apple *

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The best-selling Weird But True app is better than ever with more facts, more sounds, more surprises, and more fun! With a fresh new look and exciting new content, Weird But True has even more mind-benders than ever before—more than 900 kid-friendly facts!

Did you know a hippo's lips are about two feet wide? Or that didaskaleinophobia is the fear of going to school? Or that before toothpaste was invented some people cleaned their teeth with charcoal? Filled with wacky facts and tantalizing trivia that will engage curious kids and parents alike, Weird But True presents each of the 625 facts in a fun, colorful, and interactive format that will keep kids entertained—and learning—for hours! And parents can rest easy knowing that each fact is age-appropriate and handpicked by a brand they know and trust: National Geographic Kids.

- Download all 7 Fact Packs for hours of fun and entertainment.
- Swipe to move from fact to fact or shake the device to see a random fact.
- Use the Weird-O-Meter to rate the level of “weirdness” for each fact and monitor results from all users on the Weirdest Facts list!
- Bookmark your favorites or share the grossest facts with your friends via email, Facebook, and Twitter.
- Use the Fact Finder to locate facts about your favorite subjects—animals, weather, space, science, and more!
- Loaded with sound effects and awesome surprises, Weird But True is fun for kids of all ages!

Based on the phenomenally popular department in National Geographic Kids magazine and best-selling book franchise, Weird But True is available for iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad as a single purchase.

What's New in Version 2.2.2

-Removal of Nintendo Fossil Fighters™: Frontier sponsorship material
-Bug fixes


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Customer Reviews

U should really listen 2 people😐

Well lots of people (including me) are so disappointed I can't even describe it. Take their word and get rid of the paying stuff. I know absolutely nothing about business stuff and junk, but I do know you're not gonna make a good app with reviews like this. THIS APP HAS FREAKING MORE 1 STAR THAN 5 STAR RATINGS!!! I love these facts but paying to hear them is just bullshizzle. I deleted the game almost as soon as i downloaded it. Really just a waste of time.😡👎🏻

UNICORNZ 4 LIFE 🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄🦄Why'd I waste my life doing this.

Because I can. 🍕pizza

Very Fun App!

We purchased the Mega Pack for a mere $1.99 and it's a lot of fun! (Seriously, most apps have more content for extra money and why not? Human beings actually work to put these together.) In any case, we're just a mom and daughter (8 years old) that really enjoys this app. She loves to rate the various facts with the meter that makes funny noises.


You only get a few facts to start with. Want more? U HAVE TO PAY!! When I clicked on the mega pack to see if it would be worth it, the app gave me some sort of "grown up test". The question was outrageous: 7•2= ? A little kid could solve that easily! It was supposed to make sure that u were at least 13 yrs old. I am exactly that age, and also kinda offended that they would use that as the question! So people, don't waste ur time. There are so many better apps than this one.

Weird But True
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Books
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.2.2
  • Size: 65.9 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller:
Rated 4+
  • Made for Ages 9–11

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Mega Pack$1.99
  2. Fact Pack 1$0.99
  3. Fact Pack 3$0.99
  4. Fact Pack 2$0.99
  5. Fact Pack 6$0.99
  6. Fact Pack 5$0.99
  7. Fact Pack 4$0.99