All Reviews

Ice Age: Collision Course Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Fifth installment is fine but not-so-fresh prehistoric fun.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
A Clatter of Jars Book Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky blend of magic, issues, recipes in summer camp tale.
By Lisa Graff
(2016)
Hello World! TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Mix of wildlife and music is a family-friendly treat.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2016)
7 Days to Die Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Clunky survival sandbox-style game with unmoderated play.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
The Legend of Tarzan Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Tarzan returns to the jungle in violent action-adventure.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Piiig Forest Explorer: Natural Science for Kids App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Virtual forest is lovely but limited.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Creative Play App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Imitate famous familiar art style; tools inflexible.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Don't Starve: Pocket Edition App Poster Image
age 10+
Morbidly fun survival game with fighting, hallucinations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Kung Fu Panda 3 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Upbeat but intense threequel looks at identity, family ties.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Tom and Jerry: Back to Oz Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Engaging musical comedy has action-packed slapstick.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
American Girl: Lea to the Rescue Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Action-packed jungle mystery has suspense, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet, wacky series start has strong values, scary moments.
By Tracey Hecht
(2016)
 
Zootopia Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming buddy-animal story promotes tolerance, teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
The Ghostfaces: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Swashbuckling uncharted-island adventure has a few lulls.
By John Flanagan
(2016)
Ida, Always Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Heartrending, hopeful story of farewell to dying friend.
By Caron Levis
(2016)
Quackerz Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Animated duck adventure teaches tolerance, teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Lion Lessons Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Boy learns to roar and pounce in funny lessons from a lion.
By Jon Agee
(2016)
The Novice: Summoner, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens train with demons for battle in exciting series start.
By Taran Matharu
(2015)
Monster & Son Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Monstrously funny -- and sweet -- book perfect for bedtime.
By David LaRochelle
(2016)
Slugterra: Dark Waters App Poster Image
age 8+
Freemium sci-fi shooter is fun but doesn't stand out.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)

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