All Reviews

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)
God's Not Dead 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Strong acting can't redeem heavy-handed drama.
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)
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)
Ms. Bixby's Last Day Book Poster Image
age 8+
Remarkable story of three boys honoring spirited teacher.
By John David Anderson
(2016)
No Man's Sky Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Sci-fi tale spans vast galaxy with virtually endless play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Cheer Squad TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Mild cheerleading reality show has hard work, success, pain.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
Marco Polo Video Walkie Talkie App Poster Image
age 8+
Video messaging more personal than text; some glitches.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(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)
The Little Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Animated take on classic tale is sweet but restrained.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)
Road to Ballhalla Game Poster Image
age 8+
Roll-playing game delights in bad puns, but is too short.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
Zootopia Crime Files: Hidden Object App Poster Image
age 8+
Movie tie-in has cute storylines and consumerism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2016)
Abzu Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Artistic aquatic adventure filled with mystery, wonder.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2016)
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two Book Poster Image
age 10+
Engaging time-travel play satisfying for fans.
By J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne
(2016)
Chambara Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Innovative stealth fighting game with mild combat effects.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2016)
The Adventures of Panda Warrior Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed cartoon with animal heroes in frequent danger.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Gibby Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Wholesome but uninspired monkey tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U) Game Poster Image
age 10+
Decent collection of sports games just misses the gold.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U
(2016)
The Shadow Cadets of Pennyroyal Academy: Pennyroyal Academy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lessons, magic, gore in exciting princess-school sequel.
By M.A. Larson
(2016)
Everest VR Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging virtual reality sim a short, one-time experience.
Platforms: HTC Vive
(2016)

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