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Movie Reviews

Garden Guardian by Polished Play App Poster Image
age 5+
Personalized ebook features butterflies, fairies, and you!
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Little Fire Station - Fire Engine & Firefighters App Poster Image
age 5+
Find tricky hidden items, be a helper in cute, shallow play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Jasper the Penguin TV Poster Image
age 5+
Penguin's funny adventures emphasize trying new things.
Network: Kidstream
(2003)
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Vic the Viking TV Poster Image
age 5+
Clever young Viking, sweet family bonds in cute series.
Network: Kids Central
(2016)
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Barbie:  Video Game Hero Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Barbie's a smart coder in gentle video game adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Odd Squad: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Pint-sized problem-solvers face rival squad on funny show.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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We're Lalaloopsy TV Poster Image
age 5+
Music, silliness, and adventures in friendly series.
Network: Netflix
(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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Arlo the Burping Pig Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Predictable story about a girl and the piglet she loves.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Mash&Co App Poster Image
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age 5+
Cute but muddled hero's journey could entertain or confuse.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles Book Poster Image
age 5+
Two women stump for right to vote in fresh, upbeat story.
By Mara Rockliff
(2016)
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The Complete Fairytale Play Theater App Poster Image
age 5+
Creative open-ended storytelling, but some drawbacks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Zoologist brothers spread merriment in rescue mission.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Shopkins TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Cute toy-inspired shorts are heavily commercialized.
Network: YouTube
(2014)
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Disney Princess: Charmed Adventures App Poster Image
age 5+
Solid graphics, some fun, but shallow games and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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The Lion Guard: Unleash the Power Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Lion tales have strong characters, positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Barbie: Star Light Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Smart heroine saves the galaxy in outer space adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Hey Jack! Series Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Kind boy and sweet stories are great for new readers.
By Sally Rippin
(2013)
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My Voyage App Poster Image
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age 5+
Videos and activities teach sustainability and some culture.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Princess Pink and the Land of Fake-Believe Series Book Poster Image
age 5+
Irreverent twists on fairy tales keep new readers guessing.
By Noah Z. Jones
(2014)
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