Movie Reviews

Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Fantastic musical special promotes environmental awareness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Everyone Gets a Say Book Poster Image
age 4+
Forest pals show how democracy works in cute story.
By Jill Twiss
(2020)
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Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring, colorful story of senator's lifetime of work.
By Nikki Grimes
(2020)
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Kamala and Maya's Big Idea Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sisters organize to build a playground in charming tale.
By Meena Harris
(2020)
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Speak Up Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Uplifting message of individual empowerment and joy.
By Miranda Paul
(2020)
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Rhyme Time Town TV Poster Image
age 4+
Charming nursery rhymes-inspired show fun for tots, parents.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Powerful story helps guide talk of bias, shootings.
By Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard
(2018)
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The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage Book Poster Image
age 4+
Clear, emotional story of landmark marriage equality case.
By Selina Alko
(2015)
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The World Needs More Purple People Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cheery call to work and play with all kinds of folks.
By Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart
(2020)
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Fraggle Rock: Rock On TV Poster Image
age 4+
Fraggles make connections in fun, charming musical shorts.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
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Spotify Kids App Poster Image
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age 4+
Solid music streaming for kids; some brands, sexy images.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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Elf Pets: A Fox Cub's Tale Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Lights, songs, and good cheer delight in short holiday tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Jelly Band App Poster Image
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age 4+
Build fun musical loops, with limitations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Mazaam - The Musical Genius App Poster Image
age 4+
Lovely harmony of audio and visuals could use more variety.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Norman Picklestripes TV Poster Image
age 4+
Funny fix-it guy teaches about community through song.
Network: Universal Kids
(2019)
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Harriet Tubman’s Road to Freedom App Poster Image
age 4+
Simple eBook gives a glimpse of Harriet's heroism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Mister Maker’s Arty Party TV Poster Image
age 4+
Creative kids' crafting series teaches art and entertains.
Network: YouTube, CBeebies
(2015)
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Toc and Roll App Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun music-maker has a few false notes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Raise Your Hand Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Inspiring story of tween getting girls to speak up.
By Alice Paul Tapper
(2019)
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Say Something Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Inspiring book spurs kids to speak up, stand up.
By Peter H. Reynolds
(2019)
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