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The Swan Princess: Kingdom of Music Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet fairy tale romance, positive messages, mild action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Libby, by OverDrive App Poster Image
age 5+
Browse, borrow books with online library; filters available.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Yasmin in Charge Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Problem-solving girl shares her culture in sweet stories.
By Saadia Faruqi
(2019)
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PuppetMaster App Poster Image
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age 5+
Create puppets, craft stories, co-play with cool tools.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy TV Poster Image
age 5+
Bot trainees learn teamwork, perseverance at rescue school.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2019)
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The Emperor's Newest Clothes TV Poster Image
age 5+
Musical retelling has standout themes of honesty, humility.
Network: HBO
(2018)
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Lego DC Super Heroes Chase App Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, bite-sized superhero race for justice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app
(2018)
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Missy Mila Twisted Tales TV Poster Image
age 5+
Playful storytelling from an animated 8-year-old.
Network: YouTube
(2005)
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Red Riding Hood App Poster Image
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age 5+
Alternative plot twists give clever update to classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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The Complete Fairytale Play Theater App Poster Image
age 5+
Creative open-ended storytelling, but some drawbacks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Disney Princess: Charmed Adventures App Poster Image
age 5+
Solid graphics, some fun, but shallow games and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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King & King Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Prince marries a guy in fun fairy-tale twist.
By Linda de Haan, Stern Nijland
(2003)
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Popcornflix Kids App Poster Image
age 5+
Free videos, but with ads, cartoon violence, no controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Kid Awesome Kindergarten English Premium – Master the First Year of Language Learning! App Poster Image
age 5+
Early literacy journey has great coverage but poor delivery.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Terrific, heartwarming shorts have something for everyone.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Seventh Dwarf Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Musical fairy tale has familiar story but is fine for kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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LeapFrog Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Imagicard Learning Game Game Poster Image
age 5+
Sewer mazes, Mouser traps make learning math fun.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2015)
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Super Fly: The World's Smallest Superhero!: Super Fly, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Underdog takes on bully in light, fun chapter book.
By Todd H. Doodler
(2015)
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The Tortoise and the Hare | Arloon kids App Poster Image
age 5+
Cool use of tech lets coloring come to life; botched moral.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Transformers Rescue Bots: Dino Island App Poster Image
age 5+
Solid ebook sends mixed messages about gender stereotypes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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