Website Reviews

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Secret of the Ooze Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Kitschy nostalgia trip with some martial-arts violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1991)
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Ferals Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Dark fantasy has chills, thrills, fresh take on superhero.
By Jacob Grey
(2015)
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Searching for Super Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thinner story, less character depth in action-packed sequel.
By Marion Jensen
(2015)
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Story Thieves, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
By James Riley
(2015)
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Tynker Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Coding concepts empower kids through courses, games.
URL: https://www.tynker.com
(2014)
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Minion Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Terrific page-turner has it all: action, humor, and heart.
By John David Anderson
(2014)
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Stan Lee's Mighty 7: Beginnings Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Unlikely hero team has positive social messages for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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The Powerpuff Girls: Defenders of Townsville Game Poster Image
age 8+
Supergirls' fun comeback heavy on fighting, short on story.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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Almost Super Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
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The Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed TV Poster Image
age 8+
Chaotic TV special is most fun for existing fans.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2014)
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The Thundermans TV Poster Image
age 8+
Superhero family's relationships set iffy examples for kids.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
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Skylanders: Swap Force Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Excellent action romp tied to fun toy figures.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, poignant tale of cynical girl, superpowered squirrel.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2013)
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Wizards vs. Aliens TV Poster Image
age 8+
Teen wizard shines in entertaining British sci-fi.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2013)
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SheZow TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Cross-gender superhero makes light of sensitive issue.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2012)
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Marvel's Avengers Assemble TV Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced superhero series sequel will be fun for fans.
Network: Disney XD
(2013)
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The 13-Story Treehouse: The Treehouse Books, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Madcap mayhem perfect for Big Nate fans.
By Andy Griffiths
(2013)
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Beast Wars: Transformers TV Poster Image
age 8+
Award-winning '90s series is violent but entertaining.
Network: Syndicated
(1996)
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LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins Game Poster Image
age 8+
Mediocre LEGO game with minor violence and reckless driving.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Ben 10: Destroy All Aliens Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Movie's violence is countered by strong themes of family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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