All Reviews

Pluto Learns Piano HD App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Effective, engaging musical play-along for young maestros.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue Special Edition Game Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Polished mini-game collection is good fun for younger kids.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS
(2012)
Marine Missions App Poster Image
csm_app
age 5+
LEARNING
Easy missions for the youngest Jacques Cousteau wannabes.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
Caillou Let's Pretend App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Repetitive pretend games don't leave much to imagination.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
David Wiesner's Spot App Poster Image
age 5+
LEARNING
Stunning, innovative ebook best with companion guide.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
Tiny Fish App Poster Image
csm_app
age 5+
LEARNING
Kids navigate fish around obstacles in fun arcade game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Jabberjaw TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 5+
Scooby-Doo underwater, with a shark!
Network: Boomerang
(2006)
The Little Mermaid TV Poster Image
age 5+
Spin-off sinks for everyone except besotted fans.
Network: Toon Disney
(2004)
The Snorks TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 5+
Go adventuring with these underwater Smurfs.
Network: Boomerang
(2004)
Jonathan Bird's Blue World TV Poster Image
age 5+
Explorers introduce kids to diversity of marine life.
Network: PBS
(2008)
Ocean Mysteries TV Poster Image
age 5+
Corwin's marine field trips are inspiring for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
Carnivores Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 5+
Hilarious tongue-in-cheek tale teaches acceptance.
By Aaron Reynolds
(2013)
Once Upon an Alphabet:  Short Stories for All the Letters Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
Happy Feet Movie Poster Image
csm_movie
age 5+
Ultra-cute kid flick has a few scary, emotional moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
The Reef 2: High Tide Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Sequel is less intense than original but still menacing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas TV Poster Image
age 5+
Zoologist brothers spread merriment in rescue mission.
Network: PBS
(2015)
Mumfie's Quest: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Dated animation, mild scariness but lots of wholesome fun.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Barbie the Pearl Princess Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Rapunzel-like Barbie tale stresses fashion and appearance.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Zig & Sharko TV Poster Image
csm_tv
age 5+
Slapstick-style violence doesn't dampen fun in silent 'toon.
Network: Online
(2014)
Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Low-budget cartoon tells classic story with hopeful ending.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)

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