Movie Reviews

Pango Musical March App Poster Image
age 3+
Simple music loop creator has diverse sounds, few features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2020)
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Tomorrow I'll Be Kind Book Poster Image
age 3+
Book about kindness is beautiful but preachy.
By Jessica Hische
(2020)
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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures Book Poster Image
age 3+
Lovely, relatable story of toddler delaying going to sleep.
By Nikki Grimes
(2020)
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Bully (2019) Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Positive message, constant cursing in coming-of-age comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Why? Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl stops supervillain in funny tale with powerful message.
By Adam Rex
(2019)
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Music Lullabies TV Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle Disney characters star in sleepy, short music videos.
Network: Disney Junior
(2018)
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Sesame Street Yourself App Poster Image
age 3+
Lighthearted fun, songs, dress-up masks, in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Fry Bread Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lyrical tale shows role of special food in family, culture.
By Kevin Noble Maillard
(2019)
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Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship Book Poster Image
age 3+
Upbeat pro-tidying tale shows how mess can intrude on fun.
By Marie Kondo
(2019)
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PlayKids - Learn Through Play App Poster Image
age 3+
Content galore includes shows, games; subscription needed.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun Movie Poster Image
age 3+
10 episodes of Peppa repackaged as a sing-along movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Testaments: The Handmaid's Tale, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant, violent sequel is worthy of the orginal.
By Margaret Atwood
(2019)
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Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border Book Poster Image
age 3+
Heartwarming Christmas story set at the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Mitali Perkins
(2019)
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Weverse App Poster Image
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age 16+
K-pop fans connect when translation tool works.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Three Cheers for Kid McGear! Book Poster Image
age 3+
New girl truck saves boy trucks in exciting rescue tale.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2019)
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Jam Toys App Poster Image
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age 3+
Great sound, graphics, but few features = limited fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Bodied Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Edgy comedy attacks stereotypes; strong language, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Catie's Amazing Machines TV Poster Image
age 3+
Stereotype-busting preschool show has lots of fun vehicles.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2018)
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Out of Omaha Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Excellent coming-of-age docu; cursing, drinking, smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Drugs, constant profanity in so-so music docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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