App Reviews

csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Ecosystem sim is visually vibrant but a bit shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Big-top sim enjoyable but slow unless you spend real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Novel PBS Kids app takes game off screen and into room.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Creative spin on brick-breaker games requires fast reflexes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Cute, fun slingshot-style puzzle with great replay value.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Charming, sweet physics puzzler with potential.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Entertaining collection of puzzles in vein of Cut the Rope.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 6+
 
Good collection of classic games with so-so interface.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Like the game show, nearly impossible to beat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Multi-touch herding game is tricky yet amusing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Seek-and-find adventure with a tad of movie-set violence.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Color-matching, blob-defeating, table-tilting adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
csm_app
age 6+
 
Grinchy puzzle fun about flinging objects at Whos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
age 6+
 
Guess what block structure is being built; has bad controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
age 8+
 
A great find for hidden-object puzzle fans.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
age 6+
 
Gorgeous graphics make up for slow start.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
age 8+
 
TV game show makes smooth transition to small screen.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
age 8+
 
Puts the power of magic in your kids' hands.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)