All Reviews

age 5+
 
LEARNING
Solid ebook sends mixed messages about gender stereotypes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 5+
 
LEARNING
Repetitive pretend games don't leave much to imagination.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Learn how to "be" a dinosaur on the Magic School Bus.
Platforms: LeapPad Explorer, LeapPad Ultra, Leapster Explorer, LeapsterGS
(2013)
age 5+
 
Hilarious dinosaur tale teaches kids about tantrums.
By Hudson Talbott
(1989)
age 6+
 
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
age 5+
 
Storybook follows dino on search for food, gives dino facts.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
age 5+
 
Dinosaur sequel offers strong lessons about cooperation.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
csm_tv
age 5+
 
Young paleontologist teaches kids about Jurassic giants.
Network: Nick Jr.
(2010)
csm_app
age 6+
 
Mix-and-match dinos roar and impart fun facts.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
age 6+
 
3-D sequel is fun but also more intense than past films.
On DVD/Streaming
(2009)
csm_movie
age 5+
 
Cute adventure with quirky animals; some mild scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(2008)
age 5+
 
Classic prehistoric family adventure 'toon for all ages.
Network: Boomerang
(2007)
age 6+
 
Vintage '60s sci-fi superhero action is only OK.
Network: Boomerang
(2006)
age 6+
 
Smart teens check out dinos' real world.
Network: Discovery Kids
(2005)
age 5+
 
Still a classic, but times have changed.
Network: Boomerang
(2005)
age 5+
 
Bedrock, the early years: cute and more P.C.
Network: Boomerang
(2004)
age 5+
 
Baby dinosaur buddy flick that started the series.
On DVD/Streaming
(2003)
age 5+
 
Sequel teaches lessons on responsibility, cycle of life.
On DVD/Streaming
(2002)
csm_movie
age 6+
 
Stunning, but can be dark and scary in places.
On DVD/Streaming
(2001)