App Reviews

INKS. App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Pinball plus pleasant watercolors and meditative music.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Rolling Sky App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
A simple, challenging, and addictive arcade game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Disney LOL App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Swipe through, share Disney-related pics and GIFs with ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Strawberry Shortcake Candy Garden App Poster Image
age 8+
Purchases pushed in magical garden not so sweet.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
Shooty Skies - Endless Arcade Flyer App Poster Image
age 8+
Old-school, fast-paced shooting game can fly into buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Star Darlings App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Music shines in otherwise lackluster interactive book.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Disney Karaoke: Descendants App Poster Image
age 8+
Evil's never been so fun with sing-and-dance-along tunes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Star Wars Journeys: Beginnings App Poster Image
age 8+
Interactive retellings with games put kids in the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(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)
Make Them Jump App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Fun but frustrating arcade game; lots of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
IF... The Emotional IQ Game App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fantasy game promotes real-life social and emotional skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
YAKiT Kids App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Adorable talking photo maker great for laughs, creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Foldify App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Classic 3-D paper craft transformed; actual paper optional.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Toca Hair Salon Me App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Kids play hair stylist for mom, the dog, or even themselves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Pivvot App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Twitchy action/puzzle game has a steep difficulty curve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
Monsters Run, Inc. App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Well-done film tie-in, but a bit difficult for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
FaceGoo App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Face-manipulating app is silly fun but lacks good tutorial.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
PIXEL'D App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Animate like a pro, but young kids will need adult guidance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
So-so Sonic retread may confound newcomers to franchise.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)

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