App Reviews

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
Pricey ebook creator is functional but not stellar.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Big-top sim enjoyable but slow unless you spend real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Simple app lets kids craft their own books to read or share.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Creative spin on brick-breaker games requires fast reflexes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Fun story cartoon series fans will love; hint of violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Clever book aimed at younger audience than film.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Beautiful animation and a very high reading level.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Stunning pictures make kids feel like ocean explorers.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Charming, sweet physics puzzler with potential.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Entertaining collection of puzzles in vein of Cut the Rope.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Subtle interactivity for strong readers in English, Italian.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Like the game show, nearly impossible to beat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Playful, imaginative interpretation of classic Carroll book.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Multi-touch herding game is tricky yet amusing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Photo collection filled with interactive elements, facts.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Seek-and-find adventure with a tad of movie-set violence.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Color-matching, blob-defeating, table-tilting adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
age 8+
 
A great find for hidden-object puzzle fans.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
age 8+
 
Interactive periodic table is pricey but engaging.
Devices: iPad
(2010)

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