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StarDog and TurboCat Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Flat-feeling animated animal adventure has cartoon violence.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Word Villas App Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun puzzler limited by simple words, lots of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History Book Poster Image
age 8+
Brief biographies of notable black men inspire, educate.
By Vashti Harrison, Kwesi Johnson
(2019)
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Away Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorgeous, tranquil film is both peaceful and perilous.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Sugar Smash: The Book of Life App Poster Image
age 8+
Typical but fun all-ages match-3 puzzle game.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Potion Punch II App Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun fantasy twist on a popular cooking game.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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Disney+ App Poster Image
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age 8+
Unmatched media collection; falls short on parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Go Fish Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Endearing story blends sea life facts and mild action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Dora and the Lost City of Gold Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky, aged-up adventure has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum TV Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging adventures through history could be more factual.
Network: PBS Kids
(2019)
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Tennis Clash: Fun Sports App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun all-ages arcade tennis could be more interesting.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Human Heroes Einstein’s Clock App Poster Image
age 5+
Clear explanations help kids try their hand at telling time.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Runway Story App Poster Image
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age 8+
Simple match-3 game for fashionistas.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Pokémon Sword/Shield Game Poster Image
age 8+
Easily accessible adventure for series newcomers and vets.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Fishing Star World Tour Game Poster Image
age 8+
Casual fishing catches players hook, line, and sinker.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Bee Simulator Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Take flight and "bee" what the hive is buzzing about.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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I Can Make This Promise Book Poster Image
age 8+
Native American girl learns family secrets in touching tale.
By Christine Day
(2019)
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Playing with Fire Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Cena charms, but slapstick-heavy comedy doesn't fully spark.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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StoryToys Jungle Book App Poster Image
age 5+
Classic story retold with games; beware in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
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