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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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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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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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Missy Mila Twisted Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Playful storytelling from an animated 8-year-old.
Network: YouTube
(2005)
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Arthur and the Haunted Tree House TV Poster Image
age 5+
Fun tale treats kids to gentle scares, positive messages.
Network: PBS
(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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Vampirina TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Vivacious vampire girl's adventures promote tolerance.
Network: Disney Junior
(2017)
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StoryTime: Billy Goats Gruff App Poster Image
age 5+
Classic fairy tale with kid-friendly prompts, creepy troll.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess tries to get a break in fun, action-packed volume.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2016)
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Thinkrolls: Kings & Queens App Poster Image
age 5+
Fairy tales inspire fun, challenging puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Danger Mouse TV Poster Image
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age 5+
'80s series reboot polishes edges of classic spy spoof.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party Book Poster Image
age 5+
Guests wait while princess fights monsters in fun sequel.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2015)
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Thinkrolls 2 App Poster Image
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age 5+
Maze puzzler packed with smart, science fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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codeSpark Academy App Poster Image
age 5+
Visual code meets story-based game; kids learn by doing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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Once Upon an Alphabet:  Short Stories for All the Letters Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
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Strange Hill High TV Poster Image
age 5+
Innovative animation with a few spooky bits is fun for kids.
Network: Netflix
(2014)
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Endless Reader App Poster Image
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age 5+
Super engaging, but an ineffective way to learn sight words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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The Pirate Fairy Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Amusing pirate-themed Tinker Bell adventure; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Danger Mouse TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Secret agent's globe-trotting adventures are fun for kids.
Network: Online
(1984)
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Freckleface Strawberry Monster Maker App Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, silly monster-making; be careful with sharing options.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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