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Voltron Force TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Cartoon violence, toy marketing leave little to recommend.
Network: Nicktoons
(2011)
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Redakai: Conquer the Kairu TV Poster Image
age 8+
Formulaic but fun anime based on trading card game.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2011)
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Hugo Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Spectacular book adaptation is great for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Battling monsters is strategic rather than violent.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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Pokemon: Zoroark - Master of Illusions Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Better but more violent than the usual Pokemon entry.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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"Calling All the Monsters" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 8+
"Thriller" for kids; video might be scary for little ones.
By China Anne McClain
(2011)
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James and the Giant Peach Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lonely boy's magical adventure still satisfies.
By Roald Dahl
(1961)
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Gabrielle's Ghostly Groove Game Poster Image
age 8+
No scares in cute rhythm game with cartoony monster story.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2011)
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Skylanders Spyro's Adventure Game Poster Image
age 8+
Toy figurines become characters in exciting action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Monster High: Ghoul Spirit Game Poster Image
age 8+
Themed game is varied and interesting, if a bit shallow.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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Active Life: Magical Carnival Game Poster Image
age 8+
Active gaming in a collection of fun fantasy settings.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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SpinTrip App Poster Image
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age 8+
Challenging yet forgiving platformer with positive message.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo Game Poster Image
age 8+
Play math and logic games to attract Moshlings to your zoo.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Game Poster Image
age 8+
Simple dancing game features fun, cute chipmunk songs.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360
(2011)
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DaGeDar Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Impossibly difficult racing game based on toy line.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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The North Avenue Irregulars Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Church ladies become screwball sleuths in mild '70s comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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Monkey Tales: The Museum of Anything Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fun action adventure game requires logic and 3rd grade math.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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The Book of Wonders Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting adventure with girl hero and Arabian Nights flavor.
By Jasmine Richards
(2012)
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Earwig and the Witch Book Poster Image
age 8+
Comical tale of a spunky girl adopted by a witch and devil.
By Diana Wynne Jones
(2012)
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Cold Cereal: The Cold Cereal Saga, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Humor spikes kids' surreal cereal factory romp.
By Adam Rex
(2012)
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