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Game Reviews

WordBrain App Poster Image
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age 9+
Word hunt gets tough quickly, has ads and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Name Play: a name reading and writing practice kit App Poster Image
age 4+
Games cleverly use familiar names as early reading practice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Sight Words - An early reading & spelling adventure! App Poster Image
age 5+
Quality, customizable content covers tricky words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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IXL Website Poster Image
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IXL
age 10+
Hundreds of learning activities build skills and confidence.
URL: https://www.ixl.com/
(2016)
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Disney Buddies: 123s App Poster Image
age 3+
Simple games get young kids counting with the Disney crowd.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Disney Buddies: ABCs App Poster Image
age 3+
Disney friends, simple games introduce alphabet.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Beast Machines: Transformers TV Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting, violent action continues robotic animal story.
Network: Syndicated
(1999)
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Battleborn Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cartoon shooter is less graphic than most others in genre.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Worthy addition to the mythological world of Percy Jackson.
By Rick Riordan
(2016)
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Juana la Iguana en la Granja, Aprende en Español / Spanish App Poster Image
age 5+
Cute iguana guides kids through games entirely in Spanish.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Twenty Yawns Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Cozy, colorful bedtime tale helps kids count.
By Jane Smiley
(2016)
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Fiete Math - for 1st grade and preschool App Poster Image
age 4+
Manipulate numbers with fun and ease; best in small doses.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Horrible Harry Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun tales of impish jokester's sweet adventures with pals.
By Suzy Kline
(1997)
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Epistory - Typing Chronicles Game Poster Image
age 8+
Colorful adventure will push typing skills to the limit.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Jump Numbers App Poster Image
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age 6+
Save the Snortles! Learn multiplication along the way.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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HangArt: Play Hangman, Draw Pictures, Tell Stories App Poster Image
age 6+
New twist on old game makes learning fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Plague Inc: Evolved Game Poster Image
age 12+
Spread a virus, kill the human race in this strategy game.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Unravel Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Poetic platformer with themes of family, friends, aging.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar Book Poster Image
age 3+
Bright collage art conveys sweet message of love.
By Eric Carle
(2015)
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Worm Loves Worm Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Love wins in sweet, unconventional wedding tale.
By J.J. Austrian
(2016)
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