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Arise: A Simple Story Game Poster Image
age 10+
Touching poetic adventure explores time, age, and death.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Scientists Get Dressed Book Poster Image
age 7+
Info-packed look at what scientists wear to do their jobs.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2019)
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Disney+ App Poster Image
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age 8+
Unmatched media collection; falls short on parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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A Reindeer's Journey Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Captivating reindeer docu has natural beauty, perils.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Pokémon Sword/Shield Game Poster Image
age 8+
Easily accessible adventure for series newcomers and vets.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Fishing Star World Tour Game Poster Image
age 8+
Casual fishing catches players hook, line, and sinker.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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The Angry Birds Movie 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Funnier sequel still has silly action, potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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StoryToys Jungle Book App Poster Image
age 5+
Classic story retold with games; beware in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
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Back from the Brink: Saved from Extinction Movie Poster Image
age 6+
IMAX nature docu proves human efforts can make a difference.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Arctic Dogs Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Strong voice cast can't save bland animated adventure.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Holiday in the Wild Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Elephant refuge is setting for love, life-changing moments.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King Game Poster Image
age 8+
Old Disney games are fun for newcomers and nostalgia fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Platypus’ Search App Poster Image
age 3+
Beautifully animated interactive tale teaches key lessons.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD Game Poster Image
age 10+
A little mini-game monkey business holds back HD remake.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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Merlin Bird ID by Cornell Lab App Poster Image
age 8+
Bird lovers will sing over info-packed field guide.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Lion King Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Visually stunning remake is darker, more violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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This Is Baby Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Lively lesson in naming body parts -- human and animal.
By Jimmy Fallon
(2019)
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The Elephant Queen Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Big-hearted, beautiful docu about matriarchal elephant herd.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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LEGO DUPLO WORLD App Poster Image
age 2+
Branded blocks build early skills with co-play, mini-games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Crawl Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Relentless, terrifying alligator movie with lots of gore.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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