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Swashbuckle TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Kids battle pirates in goofy, slapstick game show.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2013)
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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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Thomas & Friends Minis App Poster Image
age 4+
Fun AR builder for train fanatics; good fun for others.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Thomas & Friends: Journey Beyond Sodor Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Solid messages, but more scares, spookiness than usual.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix Game Poster Image
age 11+
Hearty collection of remastered series adventures.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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The Way Things Work Now Book Poster Image
age 11+
Captivating look at the things that power our world.
By David Macaulay
(2016)
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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Game Poster Image
age 11+
Amazing world simulation can teach players about history.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Archaeologist - Deep Blue for Kids App Poster Image
age 4+
Fun, easy search for shipwreck artifacts goes a bit adrift.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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How This Book Was Made Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hilarious look at writing a book -- with pirates and tigers!
By Mac Barnett
(2016)
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Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure Movie Poster Image
age 4+
More suspense, peril, and potential scares than usual.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Flare Kids - Safe Entertainment App Poster Image
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age 4+
Cool video viewer has tons of parent control.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Thomas & Friends Talk to You App Poster Image
age 4+
Delightful story listens and puts kids in the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Tarzan of the Apes Book Poster Image
age 11+
Original ape-man tale more violent, racist than the films.
By Edgar Rice Burroughs
(1912)
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The Farmer and the Clown Book Poster Image
age 4+
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
By Marla Frazee
(2014)
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Thomas & Friends: Tale of the Brave Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Percy learns about bravery; scarier than past Thomas titles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Jake's Treasure Trek App Poster Image
age 4+
Preschool-friendly side-scroller fun for older kids, too.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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PlunderNauts App Poster Image
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age 11+
Space-themed saga pokes fun at pirates; cartoon violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Kindoma Storytime App Poster Image
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age 4+
Great app makes long-distance shared reading easy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Lipa Train App Poster Image
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age 4+
Little engineers direct train's path in addictive puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
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Locomotive Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
By Brian Floca
(2013)
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