App Reviews

Doodle Jump App Poster Image
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age 8+
Simple, engaging game is best for tweens and up.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Pocket Frogs App Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, pretty frog sim could tempt kids to spend real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
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Geometry Dash App Poster Image
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age 8+
Addictive, utterly frustrating action/music/platform game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Kahoot! Play & Create Quizzes App Poster Image
age 8+
Competitive quiz-making fun -- when used as intended.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun mobile sim promotes friendship, materialism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Despicable Me: Minion Rush App Poster Image
age 8+
Adorable minions run endlessly in derivative game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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BrainPOP Featured Movie App Poster Image
age 8+
Daily films from educational group provide tons of learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app
(2010)
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Minecraft App Poster Image
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age 8+
Worthy spin-off of popular PC game encourages creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Adventure Academy App Poster Image
age 8+
Solid learning content might get lost within greater game.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android, Windows app
(2019)
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Netflix App Poster Image
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age 8+
Lots of great kids' media with layered parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Crossy Road - Endless Arcade Hopper App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, familiar formula; gameplay can jump into purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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Super Mario Run App Poster Image
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age 8+
Classic, mustachioed hero jumps into fun, mobile world.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Clash Royale App Poster Image
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age 14+
Fantasy action-strategy game wants all your time and money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Textfree Unlimited App Poster Image
age 14+
Free alternative (with ads) for text-message junkies.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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BitLife - Life Simulator App Poster Image
age 14+
Make text-based choices from cradle to grave; not for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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WhatsApp Messenger App Poster Image
age 14+
Text, call, and chat with individuals and groups data-free.
Devices: iPhone, Mac, Android, Windows app
(2019)
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Pocket God App Poster Image
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age 14+
Torture and kill cartoon characters. Teens and up only.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
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Draw Something App Poster Image
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age 14+
Pictionary-like app addictively fun; beware random matches.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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High School Story App Poster Image
age 14+
Jocks, nerds, and you star in this positive teen drama sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
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Hungry Shark World App Poster Image
age 14+
Fun but bloody feeding frenzy has more screams than science.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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