App Reviews

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)
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)
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)
Tinycards -- Flashcards by Duolingo App Poster Image
age 12+
Immersive, playful flash cards help kids memorize concepts.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Pewdiebot App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
Mildly amusing chatbot misses YouTuber's main appeal.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
INKS. App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Pinball plus pleasant watercolors and meditative music.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Drawissimo Kids-Learn to Draw App Poster Image
age 8+
Creative on-off screen combo takes practice; ads distract.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Rolling Sky App Poster Image
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age 8+
A simple, challenging, and addictive arcade game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
My Little Pony: Harmony Quest App Poster Image
age 8+
Repetition, required purchases best put out to pasture.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Disney LOL App Poster Image
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age 8+
Swipe through, share Disney-related pics and GIFs with ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Magic Store Math App Poster Image
age 8+
Hands-on practice, not magic, makes this game effective.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
Chameleon Run App Poster Image
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age 8+
Cool, challenging platformer leaps above competition.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
KidMix -- The Social Network & Playdate Planner for Kids App Poster Image
age 8+
Social media scaffolding, playdate planner, fun content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Streaks App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
Form or break habits, track progress daily with sleek tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Steppy Pants App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Fun but frustrating walking sim with in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Batman Unlimited: Gotham City's Most Wanted App Poster Image
age 8+
Many pages, limited interaction in crime-fighting mystery.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Winx Bloomix Quest: magical 3D runner App Poster Image
age 8+
Game is solid; beware of purchases, body-image issues.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Slugterra: Dark Waters App Poster Image
age 8+
Freemium sci-fi shooter is fun but doesn't stand out.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Weirdwood Manor App Poster Image
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age 8+
Solve puzzles, explore rich visuals in cool storybook.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
Varsity Tutors App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
Multiple-choice prep for nearly every test; not much more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)

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