All Reviews

Paths & Portals: Secret Coders, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Programs and plot get more complex in clever installment.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2016)
Counterfeit Cat TV Poster Image
age 7+
Funny buddy comedy has mischief, feline-flavored humor.
Network: Disney XD
(2016)
Big Nate Blasts Off: Big Nate Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Warmhearted ending for popular comic series.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2016)
Looped TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Time warp buddy comedy is light on consequences.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2016)
DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Action-packed teen superhero tale has comic book violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Madden NFL 17 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Top sports franchise scores touchdown with big improvements.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
Galactic Hot Dogs, Book 1: Cosmoe's Wiener Getaway Book Poster Image
age 8+
Breathlessly busy space adventure is giddy fun.
By Max Brallier
(2016)
Regal Academy TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Mixed messages emerge in fairy tale-inspired series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2016)
Zorro: The Chronicles TV Poster Image
age 7+
Copious action, some mature themes in reimagined series.
Network: Hulu
(2016)
The Angry Birds Movie Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Silly, frenetic, sometimes-crude 'toon based on popular app.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Kids will enjoy this playful, modern-day fairy tale musical.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Ratchet & Clank Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Video game-based sci-fi adventure is fun but forgettable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Disney Mix App Poster Image
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age 8+
Safe intro to texting with filters, fun, games; set limits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
 
Pete's Dragon (2016) Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Wonderful remake of Disney classic has peril, sad moments.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Ms. Bixby's Last Day Book Poster Image
age 8+
Remarkable story of three boys honoring spirited teacher.
By John David Anderson
(2016)
Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon Movie Poster Image
age 7+
WWE tie-in features monster car mayhem, wrestling violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas Book Poster Image
age 7+
Compelling bio of African-American heart surgery innovator.
By Gwendolyn Hooks
(2016)
Learn Spanish with Pili Pop Espanol: Language learning methods for kids App Poster Image
age 7+
Build basic Spanish vocabulary, pronunciation; hefty price.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
The Hunt TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautiful wildlife docu focuses on hunting, survival.
Network: BBC America
(2016)
Nine Lives Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Forgettable comedy has more drinking than you'd expect.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)

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