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A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby Movie Poster Image
age 10+
More adventures in Aldovia; some mild suspense, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Music Lullabies TV Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle Disney characters star in sleepy, short music videos.
Network: Disney Junior
(2018)
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Might & Magic Heroes: Era of Chaos App Poster Image
age 14+
Strategic fantasy game leaves players out of the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Cursed Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Fierce woman leads reimagined, violent Arthurian tale.
By Thomas Wheeler
(2019)
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Frozen 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Slightly darker sequel charms with catchy songs, messages.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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Dolly Parton's Heartstrings TV Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling dramatic tales bring iconic song lyrics to life.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Blinded by the Light Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Charming comedy celebrates family ties and The Boss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Zumba Burn It Up! Game Poster Image
age 10+
Work up a sweat (or not) with on the go exercises.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Disney+ App Poster Image
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age 8+
Unmatched media collection; falls short on parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Fowl Twins Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Artemis Fowl spin-off is clever and action-packed.
By Eoin Colfer
(2019)
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Sesame Street Yourself App Poster Image
age 3+
Lighthearted fun, songs, dress up masks, in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Steven Universe: The Movie Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Bright, beautiful animated movie has surprising depth.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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edjing Mix - dj app App Poster Image
age 8+
Solid digital DJ playground lacks help, pushes subscription.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Last Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Musically inspired romcom has big heart; language, innuendo.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Disney Princess Magic Quest App Poster Image
age 3+
All-ages puzzler is great for little Disney fans.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Wonderful World Of Disney: The Little Mermaid Live TV Poster Image
age 5+
Cheesy, watered down performance of popular animated film.
Network: ABC
(2019)
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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Gold medal performance from two video game icons.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Just Dance 2020 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Great for dancing, socializing -- but some mature lyrics.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply philosophical fantasy for mature teens and adults.
By Philip Pullman
(2019)
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