All Reviews

AGE
17
QUALITY
 
Online fantasy game is rooted heavily in bloody violence.
csm_game
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Uneven film in girl-targeted franchise has lots of action.
csm_movie
On DVD
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Alaska vet offers realistic view of treating sick animals.
csm_tv
Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Colorful adaptation of classic toy adds factual videos.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Simple, repetitive mini-games won't hold kids' attention.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Iffy humor, stereotypes abound in awful animated movie.
csm_movie
On DVD
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Pet-primping game is precious; hogs camera roll and storage.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Sheep reality gets into the nitty gritty of farm life.
csm_tv
Network: NatGeoWild
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Funny story offers gentle lessons about organic farming.
csm_book
By Judy Sierra
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Boy joins a come-to-life clay soldier in exciting adventure.
csm_book
By Vinson Compestine, Ying Chang Compestine
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Female barrel racers compete, argue, curse.
csm_tv
Network: A&E
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Magical, emotional adventure story great for tween girls.
csm_book
By Sarah Lean
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Fun globetrotting series teaches kids about animal species.
csm_tv
Network: Syndicated
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Wacky art helps make childlike song a great read for kids.
csm_book
By Ylvis
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Unlikely friends play pretend in straightforward story.
csm_book
By Mo Willems
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Tractor brings help to birthing horse in tense holiday tale.
csm_book
By Loren Long
(2013)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Girl-focused LEGO game filled with fun, safe activities.
csm_game
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Animal jobs are exciting and potentially dangerous.
csm_tv
Network: NatGeoWild
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
The birds are back with puzzle game spin-off for TVs.
csm_game
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Wii U, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Evocative illustrated nonfiction, great for history buffs.
csm_book
By Don Brown
(2013)

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