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LEGO DUPLO WORLD App Poster Image
age 2+
Branded blocks build early skills with co-play, mini-games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(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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The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-ween TV Poster Image
age 7+
Silly holiday story sends positive message about kindness.
Network: Netflix
(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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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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80 Days App Poster Image
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age 13+
Unique adventure tale is cool, can be a bit hard to follow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app
(2019)
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The Red Scrolls of Magic: The Eldest Curses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature Shadowhunter series spin-off focuses on Alec, Magnus.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2019)
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Thomas & Friends: Adventures! App Poster Image
age 6+
Thomas' educational world tour gets derailed by a pay wall.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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KidzByte - Curated News for Curious Minds App Poster Image
age 14+
Pressure to buy, privacy issues, typos tarnish cool idea.
Devices: Android
(2019)
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Second Act Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
JLo glows in friendship comedy with swearing, racy humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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True: Happy Hearts Day TV Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet holiday story promotes empathy, compassion.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Train - Code Visually App Poster Image
age 9+
Good concept but needs tutorial and on-screen guide.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Peppa Celebrates Chinese New Year Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Great holiday explainer best for young Mandarin speakers.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Pratfall-heavy take on holiday tale is fun but no classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sunless Skies Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Steampunk tale punishes all but the most diehard gamers.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2019)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Disney's take on Christmas classic is colorful but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Our Celebración! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Festive rhyming book weaves in Spanish words.
By Susan Middleton Elya
(2018)
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Pete the Cat's 12 Groovy Days of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Pete gives his kind of gifts in sweet, fun carol reboot.
By James Dean, Kimberly Dean
(2018)
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The Doc McStuffins Christmas Special TV Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet holiday story uses magic, kindness to solve problems.
Network: Disney Junior
(2018)
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A Piñata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Classic carol brims with Spanish words, Mexican traditions.
By Pat Mora
(2009)
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