App Reviews

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)
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)
Sustainaville - An Ethical Game App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Sustainable-community sim teaches kids to help and conserve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2016)
Zoombinis App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Save cute creatures with fun, complex puzzles.
Devices: iPad, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows
(2015)
Inside Out Thought Bubbles App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
In-app purchases dominate amusing strategy game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
AJ Jump: Animal Jam Kangaroos! App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Addictive endless jumper misses mark on some features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Crossy Road - Endless Arcade Hopper App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, familiar formula; gameplay can jump into purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2015)
HBO NOW App Poster Image
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)
Iron Ball Ride App Poster Image
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age 8+
Swiping instead of tilting = easier for kids to roll.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Skylanders Trap Team App Poster Image
age 8+
Transform baddies with terrific twist on toy-driven series.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
3rd Grade Math Planet – Fun Math Game Curriculum App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Kids play and learn with fun activities and fact drills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
SMART Adventures Mission Math 1: Sabotage at the Space Station App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Space-themed practice app also integrates STEM content.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Motion Math: Fractions! App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Delightful game an engaging way to learn concepts.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
SpongeBob Moves In App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Build your own Bikini Bottom, but beware in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Geometry Dash App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Addictive, utterly frustrating action/music/platform game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Angry Birds Epic App Poster Image
age 8+
Surprisingly deep app trades aerial combat for ground fight.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Cyberchase 3D Builder App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Kids turn 2-D shapes into 3-D buildings in fun geometry app.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Slice Fractions App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Super fun slicing app presents key concepts in engaging way.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
IXL - Math and English App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Straightforward academic practice with great feedback.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
God of Light App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Soothing puzzle game blends light and physics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)

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