All Reviews

age 5+
Animated classic is enchanting but also scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
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age 5+
Prequel is fun, with less peril than previous films.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 5+
House cat's adventures inspire kids to get out and play.
Network: PBS Kids
(2015)
 
age 5+
Tons of barn-animal fun in sweet stop-motion adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Fun music + coding concept but slightly off-key.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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age 5+
'80s cartoon reboot offers laughs, friendship for kids.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
age 5+
Animated version of much-loved tale invites younger viewers.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
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age 5+
Clever design, not much excitement on Peanuts avatar site.
URL: http://www.peanutizeme.com
(2015)
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age 5+
LEARNING
Interactive word-builder impresses with lots of options.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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age 5+
LEARNING
Kids earn, learn smart money habits on chore-tracking site.
URL: http://myjobchart.com
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Cute characters help kids with fundamental math skills.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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age 5+
LEARNING
Adorable open-ended genetics app gives kids mutation power.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Free videos, but with ads, cartoon violence, no controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 5+
Guests wait while princess fights monsters in fun sequel.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2015)
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age 5+
LEARNING
Drawing tools and coding blocks are basic but accessible.
Devices: Android
(2015)
age 5+
Clean and fun adventure teaches respect for animals.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Create sound sequences with music blocks, cute creatures.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Early literacy journey has great coverage but poor delivery.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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age 5+
Engaging, fun space and science show is NASA-approved.
Network: PBS Kids. Online
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Make creatures and take pics outside for fantastic fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)

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