All Reviews

csm_movie
age 6+
 
Animated alien comedy is sweet, cute, if not super original.
On DVD/Streaming
(2015)
csm_game
age 6+
 
Shoot light balls in intergalactic environmental mystery.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_game
age 6+
 
Charming outing with robots tending intergalactic plants.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Fun brain games also teach the neuroscience behind them.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 6+
 
STEM-based show inspires curiosity, challenges stereotypes.
Network: Fox
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Charming, melodic, and genre-bending game for kids, adults.
Platforms: Facebook, PlayStation Vita, Windows, iPhone, iPod
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Cheerful ebook takes kids on a journey to the moon.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Kids' imaginative trips are fun but involve breaking rules.
Network: Online
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Explore nature with cute alien Plum on info-packed PBS site.
URL: http://pbskids.org/plumlanding/
(2014)
age 6+
 
Fun, interactive storybook has less violence than the film.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
csm_app
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Fun shared storytelling can help with language skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Alien-themed practice app engages with arcade-style play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 6+
 
Hilarious parody rises above its commercial qualities.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2014)
age 6+
 
Parody is short, funny, but definitely an ad for LEGO toys.
On DVD/Streaming
(2013)
age 6+
 
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
age 6+
 
Hodgepodge of physical Kinect games makes families giggle.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
age 6+
 
Space-age MMO about helping others keeps kids safe.
Platforms: Windows
(2011)
age 6+
 
Tame Halloween special doesn't live up to original movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
csm_movie
age 6+
 
Clever animated superhero story is fun, not too scary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
csm_tv
age 6+
 
Spunky space-travelling heroine is positive model for kids.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2010)

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