New island and member gifts premiering this July

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Hey, Poptropicans! This is Gentle Dolphin here with the latest Poptropica news!

Last week, the Creators announced that a new island is on its way, and now they decided to share two more behind-the-scenes drawings on Instagram.

The first picture shows three primates holding various objects: a monkey with a microphone, a chimp with a camera, and an orangutan with a drum stick. The second photo shows two Poptropicans who seem to be part of a film crew, since they have a microphone and a camera (which look similar to the ones owned by the primates from the first picture).

Fans on Instagram are already speculating what this new island will be about; some notable theories include wildlife documentaries and animal transformations. A couple people have joked about this island possibly being a sequel to a previous island, proposing titles such as “Monkey Wrench 2: Electric Boogaloo” and “Back Lot Island 2: Monkey Business”. Funny thing is, they may not be far off with the sequel idea…

Poptropica glitcher idk dug into some files and found that the island is looking like it will be a second season of Reality TV Island.

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It’d be pretty cool to see a follow-up to another classic island (Greek Sea Odyssey, anyone?), but we’d certainly appreciate the Creators putting old school islands (including Reality TV Island) back on the maps of newer players. (If you aren’t able to access older islands like RTV, try updating Flash and/or playing on a different web browser or computer.)

Blue Tooth also took to Instagram to answer a couple questions regarding the island’s release. In a post about the Poptropica app, she answered a fan’s question by stating that the island will be released on desktop and mobile at the same time. Also, in a post about membership, she mentioned that the island will be coming later this month! 


Speaking of membership, July’s member gifts are making a splash with some beach-themed items: a unicorn floatie, a surfer outfit, and a shark hat. Active members will automatically receive these gifts any time they log in during the month of July, so act fast!

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July is looking to be a great month for members. Not only do members get exclusive monthly member gifts, but they also get early access to brand new islands! If you’re interested in getting these cool perks and more, look into purchasing a membership.

That’s all for now! What do you think this upcoming island will be about? What do you think of these member gifts? Leave your thoughts in the comments below! Stay tuned to the Poptropica Help Blog for more Pop news, and be on the lookout for upcoming events here on the PHB. 😉

Thank you for reading, and have a good day!

—Gentle Dolphin🐬

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Running to a new island this summer

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Hey, Poptropicans!

A few weeks ago, Blue Tooth wrote a cryptic post that hinted at the possibility of an upcoming island. We waited with bated breath for any news about a potential new island. Now, Poptropica has just confirmed what we’ve been hoping for: A new island will be released this summer!!!

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DEETS SOON #gethype #poptropica

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As of this point, we don’t know what this island will be about. All we have to go off of is this cheetah run cycle. In their post over on the Creator’s Blog, you’ll also find a photo containing references for this speedy cat. It’s super cool seeing these drawings come to life through the power of animation!

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So far, fan feedback has been super positive. Many fans have been itching to go on a new adventure after what seems like forever. Soon, we’ll be able to travel to a new world and experience an original story, just like the good old days!

So, will the new island be on Poptropica Worlds or Original? Instagram user djf1107 posed the question, and the Creators confirmed with “Pop babeeyyy”: the island will be released on Poptropica Original.

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Although it’s nice to see a new island on Pop Original, it’s pretty sad to hear that Pop Worlds isn’t being updated after all this time. This bittersweet statement opens a lot of questions regarding the future of Pop Worlds. Only time will tell what happens to it…

Anyway, are you excited for this upcoming island? What do you think it will be about? Share your thoughts in the comments below! We’ll be on the lookout for any new information about this mystery island, so stay tuned!

Thank you for reading, and have a good day!

—Gentle Dolphin🐬

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The Camping Store Update

Hey, everyone! After months of homework and pop quizzes (not the fun kind), it’s finally time to have some summer fun! Some of the most popular activities during this time of year are swimming, barbecuing, and especially camping. Speaking of camping, Poptropica just received a campy store update.

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The Poptropica Store has recently been stocked with new camping gear and fuzzy creatures ranging from adorable to terrifying. As a bonus, this month also saw the return of five classic costumes. Come take a look!

  • Hiker Cutie (members only)
  • Wild Child (members only)
  • Nature Lover
  • Gone Fishing
  • Rock Singer
  • Ice Cream
  • Big Burger
  • Soda Pop
  • Large Fry
  • Deer Follower (members only)
  • Squirrel Prank (members only)
  • Marshmallow Roaster
  • Hiking Shoes

(Side note: While I was trying on some of the outfits, I discovered that the new costumes didn’t appear on my Poptropican on non-SUI islands. Let’s hope that gets fixed soon.)

What do you think of this month’s items? What are you going to do this summer? Did these items inspire you to go camping? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Thank you for reading, have a good day, and watch out for squirrels!

—Gentle Dolphin🐬

Let’s be friends with Messy Crown and Lizard Wizard

Hey, friends! This is Gentle Dolphin, resident pop blogger and social media sleuth, here with some pop news! Poptropica was pretty active on social media yesterday, so let’s get started with a post regarding Poptropica’s in-game social media: the player wall, aka the friends page.

Yesterday afternoon, the Creators turned to the internet to ask players for their thoughts on the player wall. On the Creators’ Blog, they wrote, “We’re wanting your feedback on the player wall – what do you love, what do you think we should add, what do you want removed!?!”

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Players replied to their Instagram post and gave some good feedback on the player wall. A lot of people asked for the return of previous features such as island photos, pop quizzes, and tribe common rooms. A couple others requested for more customization options for non-members. However, one comment from Instagram user ben_246 stood out from the rest. There, he sent a clear message to the Creators:

“Where 👏 is 👏 the 👏 poptropican 👏 of 👏 the 👏 week 👏 or 👏 house 👏 of 👏 the 👏 week 👏 or 👏 even 👏 realm 👏 of 👏 the 👏 week 👏”

The Creators heard his cry and and responded, “Coming tonight, we promise!!” True to their word, a new entry in the “Look of the Week” series was posted on Instagram later that night; it was then posted on the Creators’ Blog and on Twitter earlier this morning. The second “Look of the Week” winner is Messy Crown:

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On the Creators’ Blog, Blue Tooth wrote, “Messy Crown caught our eye with her ears and headphones combo!” Congratulations, Messy Crown! You have the honor of joining Young Turtle in the “Look of the Week” Hall of Fame!

If you’d like the chance to be featured in the next “Look of the Week”, put on your best outfit and head over to the Blast-Off Arcade. Who knows, one of the Creators may notice you and give you a spot.


But wait, there’s more! Earlier today, I went to the Creators’ Blog to see the new “Look of the Week” post and found another post that was made today! This post contains a picture of a lizard wearing a wizard hat and a pearl necklace. A small note in the picture states that you can get these items if you check out the pet shop updates.

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Sure enough, there are four new pet accessories in the pet shop: a sorcerer hat, a pair of pink sunglasses, a pearl necklace, and some cute blue eyes. These are really nice items to give pets; it’s a shame that they’re all members-only.

That’s all for now (unless the Creators decide to post something else tonight). What are your thoughts on these Poptropica posts? Thoughts on the player wall (friends page)? What do you think of the new pet accessories? Let us know in the comments below!

Thank you for reading, and have a good day!

—Gentle Dolphin🐬

Not a member? Deal with it! (just kidding)

What’s up, everyone! This is Gentle Dolphin saying that the May member gifts are here! Remember, members, these items will be automatically added to your inventory upon logging in at any point in May.

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This month, the member gifts are going retro! Active members will receive some pixelated goodies: a hat, a donut, a rainbow mohawk, and a familiar-looking pair a glasses. Pretty cool, right?

On social media, the Creators posted a GIF of Dr. Hare sporting these pixel glasses, complete with the iconic drop animation! 😎 This is the icing on the cake — er, donut in our case.

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What do you think of this month’s member gifts? Do you think they’re dank or jank? Let us know in the comments below!

Thank you for reading, and have a good day!

—Gentle Dolphin🐬

Fantastic furniture and a website without Worlds

Hello, everyone! My name is Gentle Dolphin, and today we have quite a few interesting things happening over at Poptropica. Let’s get started with a magical clubhouse shop update.

The clubhouse shop has been updated to include some new items that could only exist in our wildest fantasies. In total, there are fourteen new items: ten mythical creatures, three woodsy wallpapers, and one unicorn plushie.

Sadly, only four of these items (blue ogre, mushroom kid, sugar plum fairy, and gnome) are available to all players. Look on the bright side, with the announcement of “Clubhouse of the Week”, you can give your clubhouse a magical touch to stand out from the rest. Log in and get customizing!


Before you log in, you may notice that the Poptropica homepage has been given a makeover, complete with a brand new banner showcasing what you can expect in the game. I’m going to miss the old homepage design, but this still looks nice.

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Although this is a nice change, I can’t help but ask myself “Where is Poptropica Worlds?” The homepage doesn’t have a link to Pop Worlds; clicking either the “Log In” button or the “Play Now” button will direct you to Poptropica Original. This is especially strange considering that, a few days earlier, the homepage had Poptropica Worlds-style graphics, yet there were still no links to it whatsoever. Take a look:

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Crazy, right? I googled Poptropica Worlds to check whether or not it was still working. Pop Worlds still works, though it still hasn’t changed since last year. This brings up a lot of questions regarding the future of Pop Worlds. Why would the Creators just leave Poptropica Worlds off of the homepage?” “Why haven’t the Creators been giving it nearly as much love and attention as its older sibling, Poptropica Original? “

It’s no secret that the Creators are hard at work making sure that Poptropica Original is able to stick around after Flash is no longer supported by the end of 2020; they’ve made this clear as day. But you’d think that they would also put focus on Pop Worlds, which was originally created to be a successor to Pop Original.

A while back, the Creators wrote on their blog that they were working on updates for Pop Original and Pop Worlds. They stated that though they were working on Pop Original, they hadn’t abandoned Pop Worlds. Right now, it’s hard to fully believe their statement regarding Pop Worlds. Here’s what they said:

And for those of you wondering about Worlds, don’t worry, new updates are headed there too! The Creators have been working on some updates that *have* to happen to Poptropica so we can keep it around after Flash is no longer supported, but that doesn’t mean we’ve abandoned Worlds!

That’s about it for now. What do you guys think of the new fantasy furniture items? What do you think is in store for Poptropica Worlds’s future? Leave a comment below!

Thank you for reading, and have a good day!

-Gentle Dolphin

Bunnies and chickens and friends, oh my!

Hey there, Poptropicans! It’s the middle of April, spring is on its way, and Easter is coming faster than a quick-footed hare. To celebrate, the Creators have updated the Poptropica Store with some new items.

Head over to the store on Poptropica Original and check out 6 new spring-themed costumes and 3 new fun items:

  • Good Bunny
  • Spring Fling
  • Unicorn Girl (members only)
  • Shady Pockets
  • Cool Green
  • Cheesy Slice (members only)
  • Chick Follower
  • Egg Launcher (members only)
  • Bunny Wand

Blue Tooth must have been inspired by these new items, since they posted this cool artwork featuring some of the new stuff. I look forward to seeing more art like this from the Creators in the future!

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Speaking of new blogger Blue Tooth, they also wrote a post about making friends in Poptropica. They gave tips on how to befriend other players in the Blast-Off Arcade.

To friend another player, just click on them and select the “Want to be friends?” option. When they agree, you’ll get a confirmation bubble; all you need to do after that is click “OK”. With this information, you’ll become a social butterfly in no time!

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That’s all for now. Which new store item is your favorite? Is it the colorful Egg Launcher or the magical Bunny Wand that gives people pink bunny suits? Please tell us in the comments below!

Thank you for reading, and have a good day!

-Gentle Dolphin