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Our Planet TV Poster Image
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age 6+
Gorgeous docuseries features animal life, nature's wonders.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Yoshi's Crafted World Game Poster Image
age 8+
Beautiful, creative cartoon adventure with low difficulty.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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What's in the Oceans? App Poster Image
age 3+
Dive into fun ocean exploration and subtle lessons.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Aquaman Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Underwater origin story has lots of comic book action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Game of Stars: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl becomes demon slayer in fun fantasy game show spoof.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2019)
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The History of Everything App Poster Image
age 8+
Basic timeline of select events; confusing presentation.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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JAWS.io App Poster Image
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age 12+
Ad-heavy multiplayer take on classic shark movie.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Song for a Whale Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Compelling tale of deaf girl's search for a whale.
By Lynne Kelly
(2019)
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Bernie the Dolphin Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Amiable eco-tale is wholesome but lackluster.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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I'll Love You Till the Cows Come Home Book Poster Image
age 4+
Animals go to extremes in fun book about love.
By Kathryn Cristaldi
(2019)
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Dolphin Kick Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Family tale has great dolphin footage; some suspense/action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Gigantosaurus TV Poster Image
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age 4+
Curious dinosaur pals' adventures are fun for young fans.
Network: Disney Junior
(2019)
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Lego Jurassic World: The Secret Exhibit Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Funny dino backstory has much action, some scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Bookful App Poster Image
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age 5+
AR digital books more cool graphics than great reads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Tynker Junior App Poster Image
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age 5+
Great coding intro for little kids that focuses on fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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ARcheology - Dig Up History App Poster Image
age 5+
Cool idea and imagery but info doesn't dig deep.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2019)
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Dactyl Hill Squad Book Poster Image
age 9+
Civil War-era kids ride dinos in New York in curious mashup.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2018)
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HOMER Stories: Kids Library App Poster Image
age 3+
Solid collection could use less distraction, more features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Kindergo App Poster Image
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age 3+
Digital library is small but appealing for new readers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Knights vs. Dinosaurs Book Poster Image
age 8+
Silly fantasy has lots of kid appeal and fantasy violence.
By Matt Phelan
(2018)
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