App Reviews

age 8+
 
Evil's never been so fun with sing-and-dance-along tunes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
age 8+
 
Interactive retellings with games put kids in the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Use parent settings to make streaming app OK for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fantasy game promotes real-life social and emotional skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Adorable talking photo maker great for laughs, creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Build your own Bikini Bottom, but beware in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Classic 3-D paper craft transformed; actual paper optional.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Kids play hair stylist for mom, the dog, or even themselves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Addictive app tied to popular film = monster game.
Devices: Android
(2014)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Face-manipulating app is silly fun but lacks good tutorial.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Animate like a pro, but young kids will need adult guidance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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age 8+
 
LEARNING
Adorable sim playable without in-app buys -- with patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Worthy spin-off of popular PC game encourages creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Permission to be destructive can inspire creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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age 8+
 
Cute but superficial sim encourages in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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age 8+
 
Cutesy but realistic business sim about building robots.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Free, mediocre animation tool lacks features, instructions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
So-so music game pushes movie; targets slightly older kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Tweens get real-life laugh track, with a bit too much sass.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Quick reflexes needed for magic shop time-management sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)

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