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Virry App | Review & Giveaway


We’ve been trying out the BAFTA award winning wildlife app Virry over the past few days and Max is obsessed! He’s been on it pretty much constantly since we downloaded it, so it must be good!

Virry is an incredible, unique and educational game experience for kids to interact with wild animals and watch them live!  It’s nothing like you have seen or done before.

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The app features lions, rhinos, giraffes, meerkats and last week orangutans, flamingos and fruit bats were also added to the app.

The Virry app was created in partnership with Durrel Wildlife Park,  the creation of late British conservationist, Gerald Durrell.

Svetlana Dragayeva, the founder of VirryApp, said: “I’m delighted to be able to honour Gerald Durrell’s vision for wildlife by furthering our relationship with his wildlife park in Jersey. We founded Virry, with a team of child development specialists and conservationists, in order to provide a unique experience for children to learn about animals in their natural habitat as well as developing their own emotional skills, such as patience and empathy. This is another major step for Virry in fulfilling its objective of rethinking the way humans interact with wildlife.”


Virry already has 75,000 users around the world and this number is expected to increase following the release of more animals, and I can totally see why it is so popular.

Not only can children play games related to each animal, but they can also watch them live! We actually got to see a lion playing with a pumpkin, which was pretty amazing!

Children can learn so much from this app, Max now knows why a flamingos leg bends the wrong way, why they stand on one foot and why they are pink! Pretty impressive for a five year old!

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The Virry app is available to download on all Apple devices and soon to be released for Android and Google Glasses. For more information please click here.


Virry are giving away 10 x 1 year subscriptions to their app, to enter please see below. Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Thanks for reading.

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We were given a years subscription to the app in exchange for a review, all opinions are our own


  1. July 28, 2016 / 1:39 pm

    This really sounds amazing !

    • Emma
      July 29, 2016 / 6:13 pm

      It’s a great app 🙂

  2. Karl Borowy
    July 28, 2016 / 1:55 pm


    July 28, 2016 / 8:32 pm

    A fantastic idea, my grandsons would love it and so would I

  4. emma walters
    July 29, 2016 / 4:47 am

    looks fun and education, great for my eldest who is so keen to learn

  5. July 29, 2016 / 9:13 pm

    This looks a wonderful resource for the animal lovers in all of us! Very different to any other apps I’ve seen…

    Thanks for linking up to #coolmumclub

    • Emma
      July 30, 2016 / 9:37 am

      It’s great, we love it 🙂

  6. kim neville
    July 30, 2016 / 10:55 am

    Looks interesting and my son would love learning about all the animals

  7. July 31, 2016 / 8:48 am

    This looks great! I love the fact there are live cameras that you can watch the animals on!#PicknMix

    • Emma
      July 31, 2016 / 9:43 pm

      It is a really great app x

  8. August 4, 2016 / 7:16 pm

    Oh wow this app looks great, love the mixture of things they can do on it, Thanks for linking to #picknmix

    • Emma
      August 5, 2016 / 12:15 pm

      It’s really great 🙂 x

  9. Tee simpson
    August 7, 2016 / 9:38 pm

    I love the idea

  10. August 9, 2016 / 5:00 pm

    It looks great, something we would love to use, especially during the school holidays, I think my son is missing the mental stimulation of school

  11. elizabeth ferguson
    August 9, 2016 / 7:28 pm

    education made fun

  12. Laura Harrison
    August 9, 2016 / 9:12 pm

    Sounds really good. I think my nephew would enjoy using it if I won xxx

  13. Amanda Letch
    August 10, 2016 / 6:34 am

    Wow, love it .Being able to watch animals live while learning ,my grandson would love this!!