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Saints Row IV Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Over-the-top alien bloodfest for mature audiences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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EllRay Jakes the Dragon Slayer! Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kids stand up to bullies in warm family story.
By Sally Warner
(2013)
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Mako Mermaids: An H2O Adventure TV Poster Image
age 7+
H2O spin-off reels in more fun for kids, teens.
Network: Netflix
(2013)
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The Smurfs 2 Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Cute cartoon side-scroller, but only for young fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Camp Lakebottom TV Poster Image
age 7+
Hijinks, potty talk, friendly monsters in offbeat cartoon.
Network: Disney XD
(2013)
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Stick Dog, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Warm-hearted dogs in silly Big Nate-style adventure.
By Tom Watson
(2013)
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Mongrels TV Poster Image
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age 18+
Raunchy British puppet sitcom is hilarious fare for adults.
Network: Hulu
(2010)
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Hemlock Grove TV Poster Image
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age 18+
High school-set horror series is gory, sexy, and strange.
Network: Netflix
(2013)
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Wreck-It Ralph Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Game-themed movie mixes potty humor with strong messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Amelia Bedelia Means Business Book Poster Image
age 7+
Chapter-book version of young Amelia is vulnerable, funny.
By Herman Parish
(2013)
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Giants Beware! Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
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Bad Kitty School Daze Book Poster Image
age 7+
Hilarious fun when cranky Kitty goes to obedience school.
By Nick Bruel
(2013)
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Leo the Lion Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Horrible animated tale about a bullied vegetarian lion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Kinect Party Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Entertaining collection of activities gets kids moving.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
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Super Mario Bros. Super Show TV Poster Image
age 7+
Frenetic '80s cult fave with stereotypes hasn't aged well.
Network: qubo
(1989)
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Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King: The Guardians, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Early days of Santa Claus are busy but not wholly engaging.
By William Joyce, Laura Geringer
(2011)
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Hotline Miami Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Extremely violent puzzler intrigues with gunfire, mystery.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2012)
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Slugterra TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Action, comedy, super-slugs, and great messages for tweens.
Network: Disney XD
(2012)
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Brickleberry TV Poster Image
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age 18+
Explicit cartoon plays with race, gender stereotypes.
Network: Comedy Central
(2012)
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Vampire Dog Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Anti-bullying messages weighed down by predictable plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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