All Reviews

age 10+
Short, punchy chapters propel storm-survival tale.
By Watt Key
(2016)
age 6+
Sweet dino tale with music, cartoon action, and mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
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age 6+
Upbeat but intense threequel looks at identity, family ties.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
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age 10+
Dot-eats-dot arcade game tame except for racy usernames.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
age 10+
Potentially great but flawed version of the card game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
age 10+
High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
age 10+
Portable adventure suffers from repetition, camera glitches.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
age 6+
Inspiring, educational story of 1800s civil rights heroes.
By Susan E. Goodman
(2016)
age 6+
Kid embraces fears, fresh adventures in delightful series.
Network: Hulu
(2016)
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age 10+
A capella reality has positive messages, fun performances.
Network: Lifetime
(2016)
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age 10+
Heartwarming fact-based drama about faith, race, football.
On DVD/Streaming
(2016)
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age 10+
Retro-style shooter versus space bugs is just too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
age 10+
Familiar characters fight; kids have minimal control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
age 10+
LEARNING
Sci-fi strategy prequel has frequent but mild violence.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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age 6+
Conservation-themed animal tale has lots of potty humor.
In Theaters Now
(2016)
age 6+
Compassionate teens inspire by helping others in fab docu.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2016)
age 6+
LEARNING
Film promotion's simple math and snowball fights fall short.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
age 10+
Girl shakes up Danish island in heartfelt outsider tale.
By Katrina Nannestad
(2016)
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age 6+
LEARNING
Sandbox world-builder offers a great intro for younger kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
age 6+
LEARNING
Create silly (or mildly scary) mix-and-match monsters.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)

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