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Shark Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Fast, fresh, funny action comedy set undersea.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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How to Train Your Dragon: The Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Engaging story is great for reluctant readers.
By Cressida Cowell
(2004)
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Zeus and Roxanne Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Predictable '90s animal tale has some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Oceans Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorgeous educational docu dives deep for facts; kids OK.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Almost Naked Animals TV Poster Image
age 8+
Skivvy-wearing animals' antics are zany fun for older kids.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2011)
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The Whale Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Touching nature docu gets too emotional for littlest kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Big Miracle Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Animal-rescue tale has one death but otherwise OK for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Slappy and the Stinkers Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Potty humor, pratfalls as mischief-makers set sea lion free.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Scary, confusing tale of a dolphin following his dream.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Namu: My Best Friend Movie Poster Image
age 8+
1960s whale adventure has some peril but teaches tolerance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Fortunately, the Milk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Absurd time-and-space-spanning romp an easy, funny read.
By Neil Gaiman
(2013)
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Ekoloko Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Kids learn environmental consciousness in this MMOG.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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National Geographic Education Website Poster Image
age 8+
Rich resource preps kids to be conscientious citizens.
URL: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/
(2013)
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3rd Grade Splash Math Game App Poster Image
age 8+
Dive into math with customizable worksheets and fun prizes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Nemo's Reef App Poster Image
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age 8+
Ecosystem sim is visually vibrant but a bit shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
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SeaWorldKids Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Super stop for conservation, community, and ocean critters.
URL: http://seaworldkids.com/
(2014)
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Squids Odyssey Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Strange but fun game mixes aquatic tactics and role-playing.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
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Hidden Habitats TV Poster Image
age 8+
Beautiful, smart nature documentary has some tense moments.
Network: BBC America
(2014)
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Infinite Scuba Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Diving game aims to teach but runs out of air.
Platforms: Windows
(2014)
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SpongeBob HeroPants Game Poster Image
age 8+
This pineapple-under-the-sea adventure's a bit stale.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360
(2015)
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