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Cupcake and Dino -- General Services TV Poster Image
age 7+
Quirky 'toon mixes sweet themes with goofy adventures.
Network: Netflix
(2018)
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Deadly Nightmares of Nature TV Poster Image
age 7+
Fun animal docuseries uses education to replace fear.
Network: Comcast Kid Central
(2012)
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Shining Resonance Refrain Game Poster Image
age 13+
Huge adventure has slow intro but develops into grand tale.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman - Rage of Atlantis Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Loud, action-packed comic tale sells toys.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sonic Mania Plus Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Speedy action game's new content kicks it into overdrive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere Book Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting story of launching 1930 deep-sea diving tank.
By Barb Rosenstock
(2018)
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Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea Book Poster Image
age 8+
Dreamy, visual vacation unfolds in sweet beach tale.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2018)
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Pokémon Quest App Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky, blocky, repetitive new take on Pokémon franchise.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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SquiggleFish App Poster Image
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age 4+
Off/on-screen idea is good bait but the catch disappoints.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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One Big Ocean Movie Poster Image
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age 3+
Biodiversity, environmental concerns in marine adventures.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Jurassic World Evolution Game Poster Image
age 10+
Deep theme park simulation has deadly exhibits.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Under the Sea with Key TV Poster Image
age 5+
Discover spectacular sea creatures with friendly host.
Network: Family Central
(2018)
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Jurassic World Alive App Poster Image
age 10+
Dinosaurs rule the streets in location-based AR adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Isle of Blood and Stone: Tower of Winds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Historical fantasy weaves clever mystery plot.
By Makiia Lucier
(2018)
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Julián Is a Mermaid Book Poster Image
age 4+
In touching story and art, boy imagines he's a mermaid.
By Jessica Love
(2018)
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NOVA Wonders TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Dense STEM series investigates universe's big questions.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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Enchanted Kingdom Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Nature docu discovers beauty in remote corners of Africa.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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To Kill a Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bold, imaginative sea-faring fantasy has unusual characters.
By Alexandra Christo
(2018)
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March of the Penguins 2: The Next Step Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Another beautiful, fascinating penguin docu; some peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Hello Hello Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Intro to wildlife at risk celebrates animals of all stripes.
By Brendan Wenzel
(2018)
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