All Reviews

csm_website
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Reading site has quizzes, games, plugs to buy book series.
URL: http://www.magictreehouse.com
(2015)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Silly camp comedy spin-off will delight Jessie fans.
Network: Disney Channel
(2015)
age 6+
 
Six-year-old imaginations run riot in appealing sequel.
By Abby Hanlon
(2015)
age 6+
 
Likable female role model outshines soap opera-style series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
age 6+
 
Siblings' wacky adventures yield feel-good family messages.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Themed story creator fun for fans but shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 6+
 
Kind boy tries to cheer up sister in funny, relatable story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2015)
age 6+
 
Funny, relatable tale of 6-year-old with wild imagination.
By Abby Hanlon
(2014)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Entertaining, family-friendly story with standout messages.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
age 6+
 
Cuteness, silliness, not much plot in Chicken Squad sequel.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
age 6+
 
Sibling rivalry overshadows family comedy's better traits.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
age 6+
 
Third grader changes attitude in cute tale of self-control.
By Megan McDonald
(2014)
csm_movie
age 6+
 
Catchy music and just a few predators in fun sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 6+
 
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
By Angela Johnson
(2014)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Boy's big ideas are funny, but messages are mixed.
Network: Cartoon Network, Netflix
(2014)
age 6+
 
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
csm_website
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Animal adventures fuel natural curiosity, plus science fun.
URL: http://pbskids.org/wildkratts/home.html
(2014)
csm_movie
age 6+
 
Fun Lion King-like zebra adventure with some name-calling.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 6+
 
Likable hero shows he's responsible enough to have a pet.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
csm_movie
age 6+
 
CGI fairy-tale remake features the occasional fright.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)

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