All Reviews

age 10+
Short, punchy chapters propel storm-survival tale.
By Watt Key
(2016)
csm_book
age 4+
Love wins in sweet, unconventional wedding tale.
By J.J. Austrian
(2016)
age 4+
LEARNING
Diverse content appealing but user experience underwhelms.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
age 4+
LEARNING
A diverse, searchable library of 10,000-plus kids' books.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
csm_tv
age 4+
Girl's bullying behavior overshadows pup's fun adventures.
Network: Online
(2016)
age 4+
LEARNING
Word games with TV buddies solid but repetitive.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
csm_app
age 10+
Dot-eats-dot arcade game tame except for racy usernames.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
csm_tv
age 4+
Learning abounds in delightful science-based series.
Network: PBS
(2016)
age 10+
Potentially great but flawed version of the card game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
age 10+
High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
age 10+
Portable adventure suffers from repetition, camera glitches.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
csm_tv
age 10+
A capella reality has positive messages, fun performances.
Network: Lifetime
(2016)
csm_app
age 4+
LEARNING
A swing-and-miss to get kids active, paired with wristband.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
csm_movie
age 10+
Heartwarming fact-based drama about faith, race, football.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
csm_game
age 10+
Retro-style shooter versus space bugs is just too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
age 4+
LEARNING
Light STEM content in fun, easy dino-themed puzzles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
age 10+
Familiar characters fight; kids have minimal control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
age 10+
LEARNING
Sci-fi strategy prequel has frequent but mild violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
csm_book
age 4+
Fun, upbeat story of a boy, a trombone, and jazz.
By Troy Andrews
(2015)
age 10+
Girl shakes up Danish island in heartfelt outsider tale.
By Katrina Nannestad
(2016)

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