App Reviews

age 8+
 
LEARNING
In-app purchases dominate amusing strategy game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Addictive endless jumper misses mark on some features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Use parent settings to make streaming app OK for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 17+
 
Too-crude-for-kids collection of memes and jokes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Visual code meets story-based game; missing in-app help.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Swiping instead of tilting = easier for kids to roll.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 8+
 
Transform baddies with terrific twist on toy-driven series.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids play and learn with fun activities and fact drills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Space-themed practice app also integrates STEM content.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Delightful game an engaging way to learn concepts.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Build your own Bikini Bottom, but beware in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 17+
 
Adept photo-editing tool; beware self-image issues, ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Addictive, utterly frustrating action/music/platform game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 8+
 
Surprisingly deep app trades aerial combat for ground fight.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids turn 2-D shapes into 3-D buildings in fun geometry app.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Super-fun slicing app presents key concepts in engaging way.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Soothing puzzle game blends light and physics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Ecosystem sim is visually vibrant but a bit shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Console hit continues to shine on mobile devices.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
The force is weak with this one.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)

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