All Reviews

Floyd Norman: An Animated Life Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Legendary Disney animator battles ageism in sweet doc.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
The Girl Who Drank the Moon Book Poster Image
age 10+
Entrancing fantasy spun with magic stresses power of love.
By Kelly Barnhill
(2016)
Mamá the Alien/Mamá la Extraterrestre Book Poster Image
age 4+
A fun, bilingual take on being a documented immigrant.
By René Colato Laínez
(2016)
Otter Goes to School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Otter plays teacher, gains confidence in reassuring tale.
By Sam Garton
(2016)
Monster Math Squad TV Poster Image
age 4+
Superhero-style monsters solve predicaments with math.
Network: Xfinity
(2016)
God's Not Dead 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Strong acting can't redeem heavy-handed drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Bound Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Abstract game on sensitive ideas takes leaps, falls flat.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Half-Shell Heroes App Poster Image
age 4+
Preschoolers swipe to defeat ninjas, solve simple puzzles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Fiete Sports App Poster Image
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age 4+
Sports app wins the gold for appearance, loses on gameplay.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
The Class Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Relatable look at different kids getting ready for school.
By Boni Ashburn
(2016)
Frank and Lucky Get Schooled Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playful intro to academic subjects via curious boy and pup.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2016)
Cheer Squad TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Mild cheerleading reality show has hard work, success, pain.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
No Man's Sky Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Sci-fi tale spans vast galaxy with virtually endless play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
The Little Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Animated take on classic tale is sweet but restrained.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Abzu Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Artistic aquatic adventure filled with mystery, wonder.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Gibby Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Wholesome but uninspired monkey tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two Book Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging time-travel play satisfying for fans.
By J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne
(2016)
Chambara Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Innovative stealth fighting game with mild combat effects.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
The Shadow Cadets of Pennyroyal Academy: Pennyroyal Academy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lessons, magic, gore in exciting princess-school sequel.
By M.A. Larson
(2016)
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Decent collection of sports games just misses the gold.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2016)

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