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Bernie the Dolphin Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Amiable eco-tale is wholesome but lackluster.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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I'll Love You Till the Cows Come Home Book Poster Image
age 4+
Animals go to extremes in fun book about love.
By Kathryn Cristaldi
(2019)
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Dolphin Kick Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Family tale has great dolphin footage; some suspense/action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Tall Tales from the Magical Garden of Antoon Krings Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Cute beehive-and-bug tale with lots of cartoon action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Tynker Junior App Poster Image
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age 5+
Great coding intro for little kids that focuses on fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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HOMER Stories: Kids Library App Poster Image
age 3+
Solid collection could use less distraction, more features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Spelling Shed App Poster Image
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age 5+
Solid spelling drills miss the mark in accuracy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Earth Defense Force 5 Game Poster Image
age 15+
Cheesy B movie, bug-squishing action-packed fun.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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SpaceBob MerryPants TV Poster Image
age 6+
Absurdity overwhelms holiday spirit in so-so Christmas tale.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2018)
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Kayak to Klemtu Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Drama with pro-environment message has some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Monster Mingle App Poster Image
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age 3+
Make a monster and enjoy interactive free play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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The Ladybug Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Cute animated bug movie has lots of peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Galapagos Girl / Galapagueña Book Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful bilingual book about the Galápagos Islands.
By Marsha Diane Arnold
(2018)
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The Meg Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Lots of shark-movie clichés and violence, not many thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Larva Island TV Poster Image
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age 7+
More nonsensical laughs, comical violence from grub friends.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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DC Superhero Girls: Legends of Atlantis Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Super-brave, super-capable girls win the day and sell toys.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Pirata and Capitano TV Poster Image
age 4+
Seafaring friends learn teamwork through adventures.
Network: Kids Central
(2018)
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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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SpongeBob SquarePants: The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Surprises, mild scares in festive stop-motion special.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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And the Ocean Was Our Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Violent, gripping fantasy turns "Moby Dick" upside down.
By Patrick Ness
(2018)
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