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Amazon Music App Poster Image
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age 13+
Account-based music player; no ads, but no parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging concert film has some cursing, provocative songs.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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WWE 2K17 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Deeply customizable brawler packed with features, violence.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Fits Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Thoughtful, beautifully made drama with no easy answers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Kazoops! TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Boy's big imagination takes best friends to new places.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Halloween! Movie Poster Image
age 3+
Comical cat's holiday special teaches kids about courage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs: Groovy Joe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silly dog story about sharing by Pete the Cat creator.
By Eric Litwin
(2002)
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Puffin Rock Music! App Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle music-maker won't overwhelm senses.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Chromebook
(2016)
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Flying, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cheerleader battles aliens in breezy action comedy.
By Carrie Jones
(2016)
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Blade Arcus from Shining: Battle Arena Game Poster Image
age 13+
Formulaic fighter that's lacking some depth, punch.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Sing Street Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Brilliant (if edgy) musical drama celebrates creativity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silliness reigns when determined girl drags piano to beach.
By Elise Parsley
(2016)
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Sesame Studios TV Poster Image
age 3+
Delightful YouTube shorts have quality content for tots.
Network: YouTube
(2016)
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Melody Jams App Poster Image
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age 3+
Choose an instrument and join the band in sweet music-maker.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Bubble Guppies: Guppy Style! TV Poster Image
age 3+
Friendly crew learns about identity in charming special.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2016)
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Keepers of the Game Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging sports docu addresses deeper societal issues.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Kill to Collect Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Mild violence, repetitive action best in short sessions.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Concussion Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Football is the villain in earnest but predictable drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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EA Sports UFC 2 Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Vicious fighting sim with in-game advertising, transactions.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
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Little People TV Poster Image
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age 3+
Positive messages overshadow marketing in toy-inspired show.
Network: Universal Kids
(2016)
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