App Reviews

Julie and the Phantoms TV Poster Image
age 8+
Heartwarming series wins with music, emotional honesty.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Sing On! TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Lively, fun amateur karaoke singing game has some innuendo.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Barbie Princess Adventure Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Royal musical has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Cosmic adventure offers more franchise fun for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Patchwork: The Game App Poster Image
age 8+
Board game and puzzles stitched together into fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Studio Island: Song Creator App Poster Image
age 8+
Wisecracks, busy design limit starter music studio for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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Odd Squad: Odd Beginnings TV Poster Image
age 5+
Problem-solving team takes resourcefulness on the road.
Network: PBS Kids
(2020)
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Monster Chords: Fun with Music App Poster Image
age 8+
Monster confusion and ads; not a great way to learn guitar.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch TV Poster Image
age 8+
Kid-cast variety special caters to older viewing audience.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Hello Piano - Lessons & Games App Poster Image
age 8+
Video lessons and adaptive games make piano practice fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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edjing Mix - dj app App Poster Image
age 8+
Solid digital DJ playground lacks help, pushes subscription.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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America's Most Musical Family TV Poster Image
age 8+
Family singing competition is positive and energetic.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2019)
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Faktr - Prime App Poster Image
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age 8+
Fast-paced math game; factor in need for more help.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Frontier friends return in fun mini-episodes, music videos.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Note Quest: Learn Music Fast App Poster Image
age 8+
Speedy sight-reading drills work best with teacher support.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful historical picture book has stunning art.
By Margarita Engle
(2019)
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DIY.org – Creative Challenges App Poster Image
age 5+
How-to videos ignite curiosity and nurture key skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Amazing Grace Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Aretha documentary has soaring music but no narration.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Swan Princess: Kingdom of Music Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet fairy tale romance, positive messages, mild action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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