App Reviews

age 6+
 
LEARNING
Old West crime-fighting takes kids on a spelling adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 6+
 
Fluffy match-3 game requires patience or in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Erratic controls, animal exploitation mar lovely graphics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Capture blobs and problem-solve in fun, leveled games.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 6+
 
Familiar game, premise, characters, and cartoon violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 6+
 
Average runner game retread has lots of in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Fun brain games also teach the neuroscience behind them.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Mixed games and drills great for skill practice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 6+
 
More ape pinball puzzles -- with less charm and more ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
csm_app
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Fun math puzzler gives answers; you figure out questions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Chromebook, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Colorful, engaging intro to programming for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
One outfit, many fabrics available in limited toy tie-in.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2014)
age 6+
 
So-so soccer game looks to capitalize on World Cup fever.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 6+
 
Complex plot is tricky for a picture book; games are fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Kids care for cute puppies; in-app purchases almost a must.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Easy-to-use multimedia story creator with focus on girls.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Super-fun game gets kids cooking and creating.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 6+
 
Games shine, but movie summary lacks pizazz.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
csm_app
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Budding chemists freeze, spin, and explode 118 elements.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Wide variety of topics makes for fun, engrossing short vids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2014)

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