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Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Kids will like well-intentioned sequel, but it lacks magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Toy Story of TERROR! Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Horror film-themed TV special is sweet treat for families.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Rio 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Catchy music and just a few predators in fun sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Lego Movie Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Hilarious toy tale plugs product but is nonstop fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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How To Train Your Dragon 2 (Official Storybook App) App Poster Image
age 6+
Complex plot is tricky for a picture book; games are fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Eliot Kid TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Kids' imaginative trips are fun but involve breaking rules.
Network: Online
(2008)
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PBS Kids: Plum Landing Website Poster Image
age 6+
Explore nature with cute alien Plum on info-packed PBS site.
URL: https://pbskids.org/plumlanding/
(2014)
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Nutri Ventures TV Poster Image
age 6+
Food-themed adventure series promotes healthy eating habits.
Network: Hulu
(2010)
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The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lots of laughs on the farm in fun, silly chicken tale.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
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The Dog Who Saved Easter Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Predictable holiday sequel is silly fun; some potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Rio 2 (Official App for the Movie) App Poster Image
age 6+
Games shine, but movie summary lacks pizazz.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
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Jack and the Beanstalk by Nosy Crow App Poster Image
age 6+
Kids take active role in impressive interactive adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Free Birds Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Clever idea turns bland in turkey-focused holiday fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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"Everything Is AWESOME!!! (feat. The Lonely Island)" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 6+
Insanely catchy dance/electro-pop track from The LEGO Movie.
By Tegan and Sara
(2014)
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The Legend of Zelda TV Poster Image
age 6+
Strong female heroine stands out in decent '80s cartoon.
Network: NBC, Online
(1989)
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The Sound of Music Live! Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Telecast of classic has same great music, not as much magic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Smurfs 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Mischief and slapstick fail to charm in un-smurfy sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Frozen: Olaf’s Quest Game Poster Image
age 6+
Entry-level platformer should please young fans of the film.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2013)
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Nativity 2:  Danger in the Manger Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Adorable misfits on zany Xmas adventure; some potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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DuckTales Remastered Game Poster Image
age 6+
Platforming treasure adventure has fun but repetitive play.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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