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Almost Naked Animals TV Poster Image
age 8+
Skivvy-wearing animals' antics are zany fun for older kids.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2011)
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The Whale Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Touching nature docu gets too emotional for littlest kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The One and Only Ivan Book Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming story of a heroic, artistic, captive gorilla.
By Katherine Applegate
(2012)
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PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond Game Poster Image
age 8+
Theme park sequel emphasizes friendship, has mild combat.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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Mr. and Mrs. Bunny -- Detectives Extraordinaire! Book Poster Image
age 8+
Wacky, charming tale of girl and bunnies to the rescue.
By Polly Horvath
(2012)
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Tua and the Elephant Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, exciting tale of Thai girl who rescues an elephant.
By R.P. Harris
(2012)
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Life's a Jungle: Africa's Most Wanted Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Tedious Madagascar rip-off with some crude humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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A Golden Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Predictable film less about dogs, more about romance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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The Adventures of the Wilderness Family Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Great family adventure tale has scary animal battles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1975)
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The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp Book Poster Image
age 8+
Folksy novel sends environmentalist message.
By Kathi Appelt
(2013)
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Dr. Chris Pet Vet TV Poster Image
age 8+
Aussie doc patches up animals in average reality series.
Network: CBS
(2013)
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Christmas Angel Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Faith-based tale is well done but has heavy themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Christmas with Tucker TV Poster Image
age 8+
Sugary holiday tale steeped in family-friendly messages.
Network: Hallmark Channel
(2013)
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The Dog Who Saved the Holidays Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Bawdy Christmas romp drags; heavy on flatulence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Survivors: Stranded, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Plenty of peril in fun final book of Survivor host's series.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2013)
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Hunted: Spirit Animals, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Multiplatform series about magical beasts stays exciting.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2014)
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George of the Jungle 2 Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Heavy-handed sequel big on slapstick, poop jokes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Half a Chance Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Gentle story of girl photographer raises ethical issues.
By Cynthia Lord
(2014)
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Primates of the Seven Seas Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Offbeat primate adventure big on lasers, guns, explosions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Blood Ties: Spirit Animals, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Multiplatform fantasy series ups the battle violence.
By Garth Nix, Sean Williams
(2014)
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