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3Below: Tales of Arcadia TV Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed, layered second chapter in del Toro's Arcadia.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Dragons: Rescue Riders: Hunt for the Golden Dragon Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Adventure quest fun despite cartoon violence, stereotypes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Thinkrolls Space App Poster Image
age 5+
Alien-themed puzzle sequel is out of this world.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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The Clockwork Ghost: York, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Tweens solve puzzles, dodge villains in intriguing sequel.
By Laura Ruby
(2019)
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Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy TV Poster Image
age 5+
Bot trainees learn teamwork, perseverance at rescue school.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2019)
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Tynker Junior App Poster Image
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age 5+
Great coding intro for little kids that focuses on fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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A.X.L. Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Pro-STEM twist in often violent sci-fi boy-and-"dog" tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Dactyl Hill Squad Book Poster Image
age 9+
Civil War-era kids ride dinos in New York in curious mashup.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2018)
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Rox's Secret Code App Poster Image
age 5+
Fun with code and planning skills brings robots to life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Robozuna TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Likable underdog heroes story features some intense action.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Mega Man 11 Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Classic side-scrolling action with mild robot destruction.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2018)
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Missy Mila Twisted Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Playful storytelling from an animated 8-year-old.
Network: YouTube
(2005)
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Little Miss Inventor Coding App Poster Image
age 5+
Cute idea lacks clear directions and entertainment value.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Supergifted Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Laughs mix with life lessons in strong middle school sequel.
By Gordon Korman
(2018)
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Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fab art and cool new world as time periods collide.
By Armand Baltazar
(2017)
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Thrill Ride Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
So-so treasure quest has some mild cursing, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Catan Stories: Legend of the Sea Robbers App Poster Image
age 9+
Shallow board game add-on makes for boring adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Masonry - 3D Brick Creativity App Poster Image
age 5+
Virtual builder has weak instruction, glitchy controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Bullet Soul Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Throwback space-shooter lacks depth, variety, fun factor.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox 360
(2017)
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LEGO Life - Create, share & discover App Poster Image
age 9+
Brand-heavy platform leaves little room to build community.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2017)
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