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Disney Princess: Charmed Adventures App Poster Image
age 5+
Solid graphics, some fun, but shallow games and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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The Complete Fairytale Play Theater App Poster Image
age 5+
Creative open-ended storytelling, but some drawbacks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Mash&Co App Poster Image
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age 5+
Cute but muddled hero's journey could entertain or confuse.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, charming look at civil rights leader's childhood.
By Jabari Asim
(2016)
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Elena and the Secret of Avalor Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Princess crossover features two strong female role models.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Arlo the Burping Pig Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Predictable story about a girl and the piglet she loves.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Thinkrolls: Kings & Queens App Poster Image
age 5+
Fairy tales inspire fun, challenging puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Lego Frozen Northern Lights TV Poster Image
age 5+
Humor, character reunion overshadows so-so story for fans.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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We're Lalaloopsy TV Poster Image
age 5+
Music, silliness, and adventures in friendly series.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
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Tangled: Before Ever After Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Enjoyable movie follow-up continues spunky Rapunzel's tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Tangled: The Series TV Poster Image
age 5+
More delightful adventures from Rapunzel and her friends.
Network: Disney Channel
(2017)
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Dad and the Dinosaur Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dad helps son manage fears in kind story full of empathy.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2017)
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The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess tries to get a break in fun, action-packed volume.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2016)
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The Kingdom of Wrenly Series Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun adventures of prince and friend in magical kingdom.
By Jordan Quinn
(2014)
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Lego Elves TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Glittery, mild series features adventuresome elf friends.
Network: YouTube
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My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Positive messages, some scary stuff in sweet, sparkly romp.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Princess Pink and the Land of Fake-Believe Series Book Poster Image
age 5+
Irreverent twists on fairy tales keep new readers guessing.
By Noah Z. Jones
(2014)
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Pup 2 No Good Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Animated sequel a bit better than original; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Horacio and the Plasticines TV Poster Image
age 5+
A kid and his clay band learn about making good choices.
Network: Starz, Online
(2013)
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The Princess in Black and the Mysterious Playdate Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princesses team up to fight sneaky monster in funny romp.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2017)
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